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Health-care conglomerate Abbott Laboratories and document company Xerox shelled out a combined $11 billion to expand their opportunities. Bob Moon reports on what's behind the recent pickup in mergers.
Swiss food giant Nestle is being accused of aiding and abetting the theft of a Zimbabwean dairy farm, which was seized from its white owners and is now run by the wife of President Robert Mugabe. Stephen Beard reports.
The insurance industry is a staunch supporter of universal health coverage, which is leading some critics to wonder if an overhaul contains a windfall. Joel Rose reports.
Thousands of artists will be descending on Grand Rapids, Mich., in the hopes of snagging a $250,000 prize. Dustin Dwyer reports on how the Rust Belt town is hoping to remake itself.
CBS is looking to save cash by partnering with international news Web site GlobalPost.com. Jeremy Hobson reports the deal may be a model for news organizations looking to beef up foreign coverage.
Marketplace for Monday, September 28, 2009