Thursday, September 25, 2014
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign emphasized her experience, competence and preparation to become president. Her 2016 pitch could be simpler: she'd be the first female president.
Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme joined a raft of international food companies pledging Tuesday at a U.N. Summit to stop using palm oil, considered a major contributor to deforestation.
Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday that they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is going on the auction block at Christie's in November.
Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed.
Germany's Ifo business confidence indicator fell to its lowest level in 17 months in September, data showed on Wednesday, as Europe's biggest economy increasingly feels the chill from geopolitical crises.
Apple's largest iPhone is selling for US$100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only US$15.50 more to make the more expensive version.
Citizens Financial Group Inc. has raised about US$3 billion in its initial public offering of stock that was priced at US$21.50 a share, below the expected range.
U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds (US$62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.