- The FDA has approved the first new weight-loss pill in more than a decade: Belviq, a long term anti-obesity drug produced by Arena Pharmaceuticals.
- The 2012 NBA draft kicks off at 7 p.m. ET Thursday from the Prudential Center.
- The Supreme Court health care decision confirming the constitutionality of the president's signature legislative achievement and expanding insurance to millions of low-income Americans under Medicaid will provide a large influx of new customers and notable revenue opportunity for Medicaid-focused managed-care organizations (MCOs).
- The 2012 NBA Draft is set to get underway on Thursday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
- The New York City Council is scheduled to vote Thursday to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of a bill to require some city employers to pay their workers at least $11.50 an hour, or $10 hourly with benefits. And it's likely to happen.
- Diabetic mice were able to go off insulin after receiving a pancreatic stem cell transplant, which restarted the cycle in which insulin production rises or falls based on blood sugar levels.
- The collection of new Saab Automobile AB 9-3, 9-4 and 9-5 cars that have been languishing in U.S. ports following the company's bankruptcy will be liquidated at auction beginning on June 28 with a lot in Newark, N.J.
- Gunnar the seal, a real-life U.S. Navy seal part of the marine mammal program, died on Friday at the age of 38, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced on Tuesday.
- The expected top 14 picks on Thursday night's NBA Draft.
Little League Player Lawsuit: 11-Year-Old Matthew Migliaccio Sued For $150,000 For Hitting Spectator Elizabeth Lloyd With BaseballNew Jersey woman Elizabeth Lloyd filed a lawsuit for more than $150,000 after an 11-year-old baseball player hit her with a ball during a Manchester Little League game two years ago. Lloyd was sitting at a picnic table near a bullpen which had a fence when she was hit in the face with a ball by the catcher, then 11-year-old Matthew Migliaccio. She is seeking $150,000 in damages for medical expenses and an undefined amount for pain and suffering.
- The National Organization for Marriage will reportedly use $2 million to unseat the Republican lawmakers who helped make same-sex marriage legal in the New York.
- Facecrook is a new site developed by the Bergen County Sheriff's Office to help it catch criminals through an online database.
- Don't expect fugitives in Bergen County, N.J., to like the county sheriff office's Facecrook site set up to apprehend them. The Facecrook site is the brainchild of Bergen County Sheriff Office Inspector Mickey Bradley, who told the Bergen Record that he believes Facecrook is the first site of its kind in the country. Bradley bought the domain, facecrook.us, for $17 about a year ago.
- Expectations for U.S. company earnings are on a slippery slope down Wall Street. While the downward slide in estimates highlights the caution analysts and companies are expressing, investors should also be aware that companies are setting lower goals so that they can look better or be able to ?beat estimates? when the results come out.
- Romney insists Rubio is indeed being vetted for vice presidential candidacy.
- David Hemler, who deserted the United States Air Force approximately 28 years ago, was found in Sweden, where he has been living since 1984, after he revealed his true identity to his family.
- Here's a first round mock draft for the players expected to be lottery picks on June 28 at the Prudential Center in New Jersey.
- It's been nearly two decades since Vanilla Ice's debut in the music world, but a rumor began on Monday that the rapper died in a car crash. True, or just another Twitter death hoax?