Retail chains filing for bankruptcy protection in 2017

Toys R Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of companies struggling to navigate a retail landscape altered by technology and changing consumer tastes. . Overall, 35 retailers have filed for bankruptcy so far this year, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

A law enforcement official said authorities found a handwritten copy of an Adolf Hitler speech at Kenneth James Gleason’s home, and investigators said surveillance footage and DNA on a shell casing link him to the crimes.

The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn’t do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged.
The reason: People with the most messed-up genes often are the ones who do best on treatments that enlist the immune system.

Ohio State: Dismiss ex-player’s lawsuit over image use

At issue is an antitrust complaint filed by Spielman in July that targeted Ohio State marketing programs and contracts that promote the university using likenesses of athletes. One example is a Honda-sponsored program of 64 banners hung around Ohio Stadium featuring photos of former players.

Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

The $1.5 trillion figure, confirmed by congressional officials familiar with the agreement, would allow deeper cuts to tax rates than would be allowed if Republicans followed through on earlier promises that their coming tax overhaul wouldn’t add to the deficit.

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.