| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
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| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Maybe it was the soaring unemployment, or possibly the deep debt crisis. But as Greece struggles with its myriad troubles, its largest company, Coca-Cola Hellenic, is jumping ship to more stable ground.
The company, one of the world’s largest...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Bob Toomajian worked for 16 years as Kaiser Permanente's drug purchasing manager for Southern California, giving him an insider's knowledge of how medications are priced before reaching consumers.
When it comes to patented name-brand drugs, he told me,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Diane Shattuck filled a prescription in December for a generic antibiotic called doxycycline. With insurance, she paid $4.30 for 60 pills at a CVS store in Orange.
She returned at the end of February to refill her prescription. This time, she was told...
| Jan 13, 2011
Spring has an unfair advantage over winter in the cheese world. Conjuring images of just-born lambs and kids clumsily prancing about emerald fields, spring scores points on cuteness alone. Add that to the freshly sprouting grasses and herbs flavoring...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Bulgarian-born French pianist Alexis Weissenberg, whose love of music from the age of 3 saved him and his mother from a World War II concentration camp and carried him to the heights of performances with Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein, has...
| Feb 26, 2012
Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77.
The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
| Jun 30, 2010
Nicolas Hayek, chairman and former chief executive of the giant Swiss watch-manufacturing firm Swatch, who is credited with reinventing the country's industry in the 1980s by introducing radical cost-saving moves, has died. He was 82.
Swatch Group said...
| May 21, 2011
Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86.
His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Belgian and Dutch victims of a fatal bus crash in Switzerland that killed 22 schoolchildren and six adults returned home Friday in coffins borne by military aircraft....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Belgian bus crash kills 28 people in Switzerland. Swiss police investigate single bus accident...