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  • WASHINGTON, March 6- Senator Robert Menendez denied any wrongdoing on Friday and said he was "not going anywhere" after CNN reported the U.S. Justice Department is preparing criminal corruption charges against the New Jersey Democrat. Citing unidentified sources briefed on the case, CNN said the charges center on allegations Menendez used his office to...

  • WASHINGTON— Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation as Hillary Rodham Clinton prepares for her expected 2016 presidential campaign and the philanthropy faces scrutiny of its fundraising practices. Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that he had chosen Shalala, the outgoing president...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. Justice Department is preparing criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, CNN reported on Friday. Citing unnamed sources briefed on the case, CNN said the charges center on allegations Menendez used his office to promote the business interests of a Democratic Party donor and friend in...

  • MIAMI, March 6- A Canadian company that owns the largest mall in the United States is proposing a more massive Florida shopping complex that could feature a ski slope, sea lion shows, and a manmade lake where patrons can take submarine rides. Edmonton- based Triple Five Worldwide, started by Iranian rug retailer Jacob Ghermezian, would still need to buy and rezone...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. Justice Department is preparing criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, CNN reported on Friday. Holder, who was traveling in South Carolina with President Barack Obama, said he could not comment. Federal authorities have probed Menendez's relationship with Florida ophthalmologist...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. Justice Department is preparing criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, CNN reported on Friday. Federal authorities have probed Menendez's relationship with Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, a Democratic donor who has been accused of overbilling the Medicare program.

  • And nothing says prime location like Miami's beachfront. Here is how New York- based Liebman would spend 48 hours in Miami:. If you're hungry for breakfast, Athens serves the best acai bowl in Miami.

  • ATLANTA— Computer hackers stole a whopping 1 billion email addresses from U.S. marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday described as a massive spam scheme. Three people were indicted on federal charges in what John Horn, the acting U.S. attorney based in Atlanta, called "one of the largest reported data breaches in United States history."

  • LOS ANGELES— If you haven't seen one of Peter Max's paintings or drawings today, chances are you haven't opened your eyes yet. When he's not doing that, this exuberant, seemingly tireless 77- year-old child of the' 60 s keeps busy in his New York studio, cranking out more wildly colorful paintings in a style merging the realism of Norman Rockwell with the pop-art...

  • Beasley posts 4Q profit Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    NAPLES, Fla. _ Beasley Broadcast Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $33.8 million. The Naples, Florida- based company said it had profit of $1.47 per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $40 million, or $1.74 per share.

  • "Monumental and long overdue," was how the Animal Welfare Institute put it. "Many of the elephants are painfully arthritic, and many have tuberculosis, so their retirement day needs to come now," wrote Ingrid E. Newkirk, president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, in a statement. " Executives at Feld Entertainment, Ringling's parent company, say it will take...

  • NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. consumers battered by the wretched winter weather still afflicting much of the eastern half of the country have responded by ordering in rather than eating out, flying more frequently to Florida and cutting out trips to the mall, according to a Reuters review of company data. While the relentless weather has dented traffic and sales for...

  • NEW YORK, March 6- Asked last week about his agenda if elected, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker began: "Should I choose to be a candidate..." Like the other would-be Republican candidates who took the stage over three days in Washington at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Wisconsin governor studiously avoided...

  • WASHINGTON— A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month. The average hourly wage rose just 3 cents to $24.78 an hour.

  • AxoGen reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    ALACHUA, Fla. _ AxoGen Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $6.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Alachua, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 36 cents. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $17.7 million, or 99 cents per share.

  • Imperial Holdings posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla. _ Imperial Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $8.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Boca Raton, Florida- based company said it had net income of 32 cents. Imperial Holdings shares have risen 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, March 5- U.S. auto safety regulators are considering unprecedented steps to speed up the replacement of potentially deadly Takata Corp air bags in millions of cars that remain on American roads despite massive recalls initiated by automakers. Rosekind, a former member of the National Transportation Safety Board, which investigates major...

  • HCI Group beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    TAMPA, Fla. _ HCI Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $14.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.23 per share. HCI Group shares have increased 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MIAMI— Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. The case sets up an intriguing political backdrop for states like Florida and Texas, both led by Republican governors staunchly opposed to the law. Florida has more people on the health care plan than any other state and most...

  • Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked. Mandarin Oriental operates about 30 hotels in cities across the world including Paris, London, Geneva, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Las Vegas as well as Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau. Mandarin Oriental is a unit of...