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A vicious strain of the flu is battering the Washington region, mirroring a wave of debilitating illness that in recent weeks has seized the entire Un..
Photo: Kiichiro Sato, Associated Press United profit up 46 percent United Airlines is reversing a long slide in average prices and increasing its prof..
Comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in-----scandals, joking Monday night in Philadelphia about his blindness and..
(Reuters) - Science fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin, author of “The Left Hand of Darkness” and the Earthsea series, died in her home in P..
(Adds bodies recovered Tuesday afternoon) HOUSTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The bodies of five workers who died in a fiery explosion at an oil and gas well ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aetna Inc will pay a $1.15 million civil fine and improve its privacy practices to settle charges that it leaked the HIV-positive..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The stopgap funding bill passed by the U.S. Congress to end the government shutdown will add $31.3 billion to the national debt..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday it had changed a regulation to allow more healthcare professionals to ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday it had changed a regulation to allow more healthcare professionals to ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aetna Inc will pay a $1.15 million civil fine and improve its privacy practices to settle charges that it leaked the HIV-positive..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday it had changed a regulation to allow more healthcare professionals to ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City on Tuesday sued eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids, blaming them for fuelling a deadly ep..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City on Tuesday sued eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids, blaming them for fuelling a deadly ep..
Jan 23 (Reuters) - AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd: * AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD - ‍REALIGNS ITS ACCIDENT & HEALTH BUSINESS, MERGING UNITS INTO CORE INSURANC..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City said on Tuesday it has sued several companies that make or distribute prescription opioids, seeking to hold them ac..
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Rescue workers were searching on Tuesday for five people missing after an explosion and fire early on Monday at an oil and gas dri..
(Reuters) - One person was killed and multiple others were wounded in a shooting at a high school in western Kentucky on Tuesday, and a suspect was ar..
(Reuters) - The world’s largest consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble Co reported better-than-expected sales and profit for its second quarter on Tues..
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian film about a Soviet Cold War sports victory over the United States has broken box office records months before a presiden..
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal’s Australian Open quarter-final curse struck again on Tuesday, an injury forcing the top seed to retire in the fifth ..
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Five workers were missing after a fiery explosion on Monday at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, officials said. T..
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Five workers were missing after a fiery explosion on Monday at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, officials said. T..
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Five workers were missing after a fiery explosion on Monday at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, officials said. T..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8 and end a..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8 and end a..
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Five workers were missing after a fiery explosion on Monday at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, officials said. T..
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A western Pennsylvania man was sentenced on Monday to up to 60 years in prison for stabbing 20 fellow students and a secur..
(Reuters) - Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor P..
(Reuters) - Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor P..
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton Co (HAL.N) reported a bigger-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Monday and gave an upbe..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of federal workers shut down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed for a third day, as lawmake..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of federal workers shut down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed for a third day, as lawmake..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration’s approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this w..
(Adds quote from furloughed worker) WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Thousands of federal employees began the week on Monday trying to figure out if the..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration’s approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this w..
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, its biggest deal for seven..
(Reuters) - Delaware on Friday became the latest state to file a lawsuit accusing corporations of helping fuel the national opioid epidemic, suing a w..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will continue its work tracking one of the worst flu seasons the United States has ..
(Reuters) - An electronic product made by Philip Morris International Inc that heats rather than burns tobacco contains lower levels of harmful and po..
U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton reported a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit after charges and gave an upbeat outlook for 2018, as..
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton Co (HAL.N) reported a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit after charges and gave an upbe..
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton Co (HAL.N) reported a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, as higher oil prices pushed U..
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton Co (HAL.N) reported ed a bigger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, as higher oil prices pushe..
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to start the week slightly lower as a U.S. government shutdown entered its third day, while investors assessed a flurr..
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to start the week slightly lower as a U.S. government shutdown entered its third day, while investors mulled over a fl..
ESZTERGOM, Hungary/STUROVO, Slovakia (Reuters) - On the euro zone’s eastern flank, some Slovaks in the border town of Sturovo wish their country had n..
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, its biggest deal for seve..
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to start the week slightly lower as a U.S. government shutdown entered its third day, while investors mulled over a fl..
(Reuters) - Halliburton Co (HAL.N) posted a much bigger than expected quarterly profit in the fourth quarter, benefiting from a shale-driven surge in ..
OSLO (Reuters) - Many companies are looking past quarterly results to discover long-term economic opportunities in U.N. goals to end poverty and prote..