Disney to build ‘Avatar’ attraction in theme parks -AARP{

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it has agreed on an exclusive deal to build attractions based on James Cameron’s “Avatar” at its theme parks, starting with Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla. The first “Avatar” land, which begins construction in 2013 and is expected to open about three years later, […]

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California Desert Spaceship Factory Completed -AARP

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Space tourism is closer to reality after the completion of an $8 million Mojave Desert production plant where the world’s first fleet of passenger-ready spaceships will be built. Hundreds of public officials and reporters were invited Monday to tour the giant hangar where the White Knight and SpaceShipTwo craft will be […]

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AP IMPACT: Hospitals Face Drug Price-Gouging -AARP

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A severe shortage of drugs for chemotherapy, infections and other serious ailments is endangering patients and forcing hospitals to buy life-saving medications from secondary suppliers at huge markups because they can’t get them any other way. An Associated Press review of industry reports and interviews with nearly two dozen experts found […]

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