Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness — among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Honda, Nissan break records as auto sales stay hot in April

DETROIT (AP) — America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while Toyota broke a record for SUV and truck sales.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Gov't launches new website for student loan borrowers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people withstudent loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

  • Written by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press