Toyota Motor Corp. plans to invest around $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc. as part of an agreement for the companies to work together on autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and lowering transportation costs.
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a bill that abolishes the state's current money bail system, and replaces it with one that gives judges greater power to decide who should remain incarcerated ahead of trial.
The website Business.org ranked U.S. cities based on factors that may help women entrepreneurs be more successful, and in doing so, revealed data that suggests Florida leads the way in best places for women to start businesses.
A House committee investigating the opioid epidemic is asking three pharmaceutical manufacturers to answer questions and provide documents regarding their internal practices, including their knowledge and marketing of the addictive drug.
The story of the first opioid-related federal investigation shows why holding Purdue Pharma accountable has been so difficult. It also shows why it took so long to rein in the marketing practices that have caused widespread addiction and riddled local communities with overwhelming costs.