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Study of promising cancer therapy halted due to deaths

July 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — A study of an experimental treatment for leukemia was abruptly halted this week following two patient deaths, raising questions about a closely-watched approach to cancer that involves... more »»

Hiring gain in June points to a resilient US economy

July 9, 2016 WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in June provided a reassuring sign that the U.S. economy will likely withstand global weakness that may be magnified by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. more »»

Just love each other

July 9, 2016 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God. more »»

Feds ban Theranos CEO Holmes from running a lab for two years

July 9, 2016 Federal regulators dealt a major blow to troubled blood-testing startup Theranos, banning its founder and CEO from owning or running a medical laboratory for two years. more »»

Finding unity in a divided country

July 9, 2016 Why? We are slipping into a dark period for our society. This is NOT the first time that this has occurred. And, just as we have in the past, we will recover. more »»

Peabody to court: Allow us to pay property taxes

July 9, 2016 DENVER — Peabody Energy has asked a bankruptcy court to allow it to pay property taxes around the country, saying its failure to do so has been a burden on jurisdictions where the mining giant was... more »»

Gasoline market gutted

July 9, 2016 As Americans enjoyed the Independence Day holiday last weekend, they likely noticed lower gasoline prices as they fueled up their cars and boats. U.. more »»

NTSB to investigate crash of Tesla with Autopilot engaged

July 9, 2016 WASHINGTON — A federal official says a second safety agency will investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla sedan while the vehicle's Autopilot self-driving mode was in us. more »»

Gap stock soars on Old Navy sales bump

July 9, 2016 NEW YORK — After months of declines, Gap said a key sales figure rose 2 percent in June, the retailer's first monthly increase in more than a year. Shares of Gap rose nearly 5 percent Friday. more »»

Forecast for stocks in the second half of year: Turbulence

July 8, 2016 NEW YORK — The stock market has been on a frustrating, dizzying roller-coaster ride to nowhere the last couple of years. It’s still not ove. more »»

Pacific Cycle recalls more than 217K jogging strollers

July 8, 2016 NEW YORK — Pacific Cycle is recalling more than 217,000 jogging strollers because of a defective front wheel. more »»

Dolan family is taking back Newsday paper

July 8, 2016 NEW YORK — Long Island's Newsday paper is back in the hands of the Dolan family. more »»

Wendy's: 1,025 locations affected by hack

July 8, 2016 NEW YORK — Wendy's said hackers were able to steal customers' credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants, far more than it originally thought. more »»

If payday loans go away, what replaces them?

July 7, 2016 NEW YORK — The lenders who advance poor people money on their paychecks charge exorbitant interest rates that often snare the most vulnerable customers in a cycle of debt, the industry’s critics hav... more »»

Fed minutes show uncertainties about job slowdown and Brexit

July 7, 2016 WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers expressed uncertainty last month about the outlook for the U. more »»

More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled

July 7, 2016 NEW YORK — More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. more »»

Pfizer’s opioid marketing to include abuse warning

July 7, 2016 CHICAGO — The city of Chicago and Pfizer announced an agreement Wednesday committing the drugmaker to disclosing the serious risks of addiction in its marketing of prescription opioid painkillers. more »»

Racial discrimination on campus likely to go on forever

July 6, 2016 “Affirmative action” will continue to be the routine course of business of college and university admissions for the foreseeable future. more »»

 
 
 

 

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