David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:04am
Missouri voters will be the first in the nation to decide whether to amend their state constitution to prohibit sales taxes from being expanded to services such as auto repairs, haircuts, legal work and financial accounting.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:01am
Uber drivers in Britain should get paid vacation days and be guaranteed a minimum wage, a tribunal said Friday, in a ruling that tests the limits of the so-called "gig economy," in which companies rely on individual to work as self-employed contractors without safety nets.
A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about the health ramifications of extended talcum powder use.
Meghan Hoyer and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:51am
Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:10am
U.S. stocks are mostly higher Friday morning after the government said the economy broke out of its recent slump and grew faster than expected during the third quarter. Real estate and basic materials companies are trading higher. That's helping outweigh big losses for several health care companies as weak results from prescription drug maker McKesson and biotech giant Amgen pull the sector lower.
Munir Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:00am
Wielding batons and firing rounds of tear gas, Pakistani riot police on Friday clashed with stone-throwing supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan who rallied in the capital in defiance of a government-imposed ban on demonstrations.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 7:23am
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.9 percent rate in the July-September quarter, the strongest pace in two years, as the battered export sector rebounded and businesses finally began restocking their shelves at a faster clip.