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Stocks recover after manufacturing report revised

(AP) — Stock indexes erased an early slide and ended with modest gains after a report on U.S. manufacturing was revised higher.

Ventas buying ARC Capital Healthcare in $2.6B deal

(AP) Real estate investment trust Ventas is purchasing American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal that the companies valued at about $2.6 billion.

Plea deal calls for egg company to pay $6.8M fine

(AP) — An Iowa company has agreed to pay $6.8 million in fines for crimes that include selling the tainted eggs that caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.

Court: Company didn't induce patent infringement

(AP) A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that a company is not liable for inducing patent infringement if someone other than the company carries out some of the steps leading to infringement.

Companies can start registering dot-Vegas domains

(AP) — Companies bored with a dot-com or dot-net Web address can now spice things up with a dot-Vegas suffix.

Big power-plant pollution cuts are ordered

(AP) — In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.

Dow, S&P close out May at record highs

(AP) — The stock market closed out May on a mostly higher note Friday, sending two out of the three major U.S. indexes to record highs.

Feds: Arch Coal workers took $2M in kickbacks

(AP) — Arch Coal employees at a West Virginia mine are charged with pocketing almost $2 million from vendors in a pay-to-play kickback scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday.

New Mexico city working on who gets Atari games

(AP) — Officials in southeastern New Mexico began work on a plan this week to divide a cache of Atari video games dug up from an old landfill last month.

Dow average creeps to a record-high close

(AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average has edged up to finish at a record high close.