Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was convicted Wednesday of racketeering and other charges over a meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people across the country and was traced to fungus-contaminated drugs.

  • Written by DENISE LAVOIE , AP Legal Affairs Writer

Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.

  • Written by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN , AP Business Writers

Changes to GOP health proposal affect older adults, Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders hope that the latest changes to their health care bill win enough votes to drive the legislation through the House later this week. It's looking tight.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press