MIAMI (AP) — A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
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Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The leader of New Mexico’s largest commercial health insurer has been named to a board governing the state’s health insurance exchange.