Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive man at gate

A woman on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu says passengers complained to American Airlines employees before takeoff that they were afraid of the passenger whose disruptive behavior prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to escort the plane.

How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.



Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold numerous nonprescription medicines that didn't meet federal quality requirements for a couple of years.

The Latest: Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

The Latest on Congressional Republican efforts to replace the health care law (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Senate leaders are positioning themselves for a Congressional Budget Office report that will assess the impact the House-approved health care bill would have on insurance coverage and consumers' costs.

A Fixed-Income ETF Option to Approach a Rising Rate Environment

With the Federal Reserve likely to stay the course and slowly normalize interest rates, fixed-income investors may consider exchange traded fund options that limit exposure to debt securities that are more exposed to rising rate risks. Bond investors have been prepping for a rising rate environment, but many may not be taking it seriously or…