Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street moving into classrooms

SEATTLE (AP) — The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum. It's a ...

Allen Harrison Appointed President of Methodist Healthcare System

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) today announced Allen Harrison will become president of Methodist Healthcare System, a nine-hospital, 50-50 joint venture bet...

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Austin D. Kim as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address un...

New Mexico regents move forward with cutting sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Board of Regents at New Mexico's flagship university voted Thursday to eliminate four sports teams and make other changes to its troubled athletic department to address pe...

PGT Innovations Adds Vice President and Corporate Controller

NORTH VENICE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--PGT Innovations, Inc. (NYSE:PGTI), the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced ...

Ex-president of suspended frat to stand trial in sex assault

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has ordered the former president of a suspended fraternity at Temple University to stand trial on sexual assault charges. At a preliminary hearing Thursda...

Sanchez resolves visa issue, travels to US for United tour

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez has resolved his visa issues and can travel to the United States to join up with the Manchester United squad for its preseason tour. The Chi...

For some, a DNA test produces only uncertainty about health

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge. Burns learned that a genetic test of her fetu...

Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee to take over the nation's watchdog for banks, credit cards and payday lenders is facing the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, wh...

Starbucks To Open First U.S. Signing Store

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) will open its first Signing Store in the U.S. in Washington, D.C. this October, building upon ongoing efforts to connect with the diver...

Kite and Gadeta Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Gamma Delta T Cell Receptor Technology for Solid Tumors

SANTA MONICA, Calif. & UTRECHT, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), and Gadeta B.V., a privately-held company focused on the discovery and developmen...

BioEnterprise and Bounce Innovation Hub Establish Joint Office; Expand Biomedical Resources in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--BioEnterprise, a leader in growing the Northeast Ohio biomedical industry, and Bounce Innovation Hub, Akron’s first open innovation hub serving Northeast Ohio...

Students Respond to PR Council Diversity Challenge with Winning Concept

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--The PR Council (PRC) has announced today the winners of the second annual Student Innovation Challenge “One Day” by Giana Darville and David Pérez. Darville is...

OGSystems Announces New Executive Leadership

CHANTILLY, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--OGSystems (OGS), a leader in technology innovation for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), today announced the recent promo...

Waypoint Residential Acquires 576-Bed Student Housing Property Serving University of North Carolina at Charlotte

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Waypoint Residential, LLC, a vertically integrated real estate investment firm focused on the U.S. rental housing sector, announced that it acquired 90...