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  • Cosi relocating from Chicago area to Boston

    DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Cosi sandwich chain say the suburban Chicago company is relocating its headquarters to Boston. Crain's Chicago Business reports (http://bit.ly/1eJyXUu ) the Deerfield-based restaurant company announced its move Wednesday during a conference call with...

  • Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds

    Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications. Doctors warn about the consequences and urge patients to use various techniques, such as using divided...

  • Smartphone apps to help patients take their meds

    Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed. Here's a sampling of several free apps, noting some of their special features: 1. MedCoach. Includes feature to connect to your pharmacy to order refills. 2. RxmindMe. From Walgreens. Offers the...

  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime. Addressing an issue of negative campaigning that now may be a fact of life in American politics, justices will...

  • NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday. Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO's air policing aircraft will fly more sorties over the Baltic...

  • Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian soldiers manning...

  • Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas to disperse a protest by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the crowd hurled stones and firecrackers from atop the compound known to Jews...

  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a large, aggressive grille and chiseled sides. Toyota...

  • Beetle marks 65th year since entry into US

    Sixty-five years after the first Volkswagen Beetle arrived in the United States as a distinctively shaped, little car, the Beetle keeps attracting buyers with its more-spacious-than-ever, flexible interior, turbo engine power and modernized iconic look. For 2014, the Beetle lineup gets a new,...

  • Fact sheet: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line

    2014 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line with Sunroof, Sound and Navigation BASE PRICE: $20,295 for base 2.5L model manual; $21,395 for 2.5L automatic; $22,895 for 2.5L manual with sunroof; $23,995 for 2.5L automatic with sunroof; $24,595 for TDI manual; $24,895 for 2.5L manual with sunroof, sound and...

  • Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

    DETROIT (AP) — Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group. The deals are tied to Detroit getting money from the state over 20 years, along with $466 million...

  • GlaxoSmithKline discloses new bribery inquiries

    NEW YORK (AP) — British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon. The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December. It says the investigation is ongoing. On...

  • UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in Somali capital

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting U.N. staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital, Ugandan military officials said. Dressed in the U.N.'s blue helmets and Ugandan military...

  • World stocks up on hopes Chinese slowdown is mild

    LONDON (AP) — World stock markets rose Wednesday after Chinese economic figures showed the slowdown in the first quarter was less severe than expected. Investors took heart from the fact that the world's second-largest economy expanded 7.4 percent from a year earlier. While the growth was the...

  • Yahoo, China news send US stocks higher at midday

    Stocks are moving higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy. Yahoo rose 6 percent after the Internet pioneer said it was benefiting from its lucrative investments in Asia. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose...



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