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Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of former Sidley Austin partner Raymond J. "R.J." Ruble, who faces criminal charges in connection with the sale of bogus tax shelters designed to help wealthy individuals avoid paying billions of dollars in...
Tags: Laws, Fraud, Legal Services, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
More than 30 leading health-industry trade groups, consumer advocates and health-care companies are meeting in Chicago through Thursday to advance "the greening of health care in America." In what is expected to be the first of a series of meetings, an...
Good skills and a good attitude no longer ensure steady employment, even when the economy is humming. This is the first in an occasional series about job loss and the changing nature of employment. The center of greater Barrington, population 40,000,...
Chicago TribuneLeave it to Wall Street to find an investment opportunity in the potential onset of pandemic bird flu. Although it's unclear whether bird flu's spread around the world will result in a major U.S. public health threat, some in the investment community are...
Tags: Flu, Preventative Medicine, Medical Services, Bird Flu, Vaccines
Tribune staff reporterShould a deadly bird flu spread quickly around the world, Americans could find themselves at the back of the line for any new vaccine developed to combat it. There are few U.S. vaccine makers. And even those, such as Deerfield-based Baxter...
Tribune staff reporterAlready under fire from Wall Street, Baxter International Inc. again jarred investors Thursday, saying it would restate more than three years of financial results and fire two executives because of accounting irregularities. The disclosure, combined with...
Tribune staff reporterMonday's events at McDonald's Corp. are a wake-up call for companies without second-in-command executives. Most corporate boards have contingency plans for the sudden death or disability of a chief executive, such as tapping a senior board member as...
The airline industry ran into more turbulence Friday, as the shaky economy and the war with Iraq continued to pummel the beleaguered sector. United Airlines said it is eliminating 104 domestic and 20 international flights a day starting April 1, and...
Washington BureauWith fears of biological terrorism spreading, the Bush administration unveiled plans Wednesday to vastly expand the nation's stockpile of smallpox vaccine to cover every person in the U.S. by the end of next year. The government intends to buy as much as...
Tribune staff reporterThe terrorist attacks in New York and Washington brought a sudden end to the workday for thousands of people in Chicago. Quaker Oats Co. closed its headquarters along the Chicago River at 10 a.m., sending 1,100 home. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...
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