Can't find new smokers in the West? Why not try kids in Africa! The Nigerian state of Kano says that's what tobacco companies have done, and now they're suing. Times of London's Tosin Sulaiman fills us in.
The painkiller was pulled from shelves after studies found greater risk of heart attacks and strokes. A new study finds that even short-term use was dangerous, potentially opening Merck to more lawsuits. Dan Grech reports.
The Supreme Court put a scare into supporters of affirmative action when it ruled public schools can't assign students based on race alone. But school districts are already trying other methods, such as family income. John Dimsdale reports.
The Supreme Court overturned a 96-year-old decision on "minimum price agreements" -- the deals between manufacturers and retailers that set how much products sell for. John Dimsdale looks at how the ruling might affect what we pay.
The U.S. Department of Justice officially launched its probe into an alleged arms deal bribery scandal involving British defense contractor BAE. This is a major embarrassment for one of our closest political allies, Stephen Beard explains.
The Supreme Court substantially relaxed a key restriction on political advertising today, eliminating all spending limits on special-interest ads that run during the last weeks of an election. John Dimsdale reports.
Many companies say they are burdened by Sarbanes-Oxley, which encourages corporate transparency and better financial accounting. But some businesses have found the act to be a good fit. Curt Nickisch reports.