17 more top universities offer free cyber courses

SAN FRANCISCO — Seventeen leading universities in the U.S. and abroad will start offering free cyber courses through the online education platform Coursera, the company said Wednesday. Read more

Twenty-nine states including Ga. settle $151M drug pricing suit

SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-nine states have reached a $151 million settlement in a lawsuit alleging one of the country's largest drug wholesalers inflated prices for hundreds of prescription drugs, officials said Friday. Read more

University of Calif. faces mounting pension costs

SAN FRANCISCO — The cost of pensions and retiree health benefits are soaring at the University of California, and that's increasing pressure to raise tuition and cut academic programs. Read more

Geithner asks China to let its currency strengthen

SAN FRANCISCO - Ahead of a meeting with Chinese leaders, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is urging the Asian nation to let its currency strengthen and move forward with economic reforms. Read more


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