• Pfizer Inc. plans an initial public offering of about $100 million in shares of its animal health business to pay off debt.

    The long-anticipated offering by the world's largest drugmaker will represent up to a 20 percent ownership stake in the animal health business, which it named Zoetis. Regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission do not detail the size of the offering or the anticipated share price.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 6:13 PM EDT
  • Medicare's war on fraud is going high-tech with the opening of a $3.6 million command center that features a giant screen and the latest computer and communications gear.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT