Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 12:31pm
Congress sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation Wednesday to beef up research on cancer and other diseases, battle drug abuse and speed government approvals of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 12:11pm
Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue, at least as to how the $85.4 billion mega-deal would affect Americans. OK, you say this huge merger will enhance, not quash, competition and benefit consumers. Will it actually reduce prices that consumers pay?
Thomas Beaumont and Josh Boak, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 12:11pm
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant agricultural products to China, but he would be thrust into the middle of increasing talk of a trade war with the United States' largest trading partner.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 12:01pm
Commodities giant Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund have together acquired a 19.5 percent stake in Russia's top state-controlled oil company, Rosneft, in a deal worth 10.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion), officials said Wednesday.
New York City's mayor and other Democratic officials say Congress is coming up far too short in proposing to reimburse the city $7 million for protecting Trump Tower. It's a fifth of what New York requested.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 11:11am
Laying new groundwork for his presidency, Donald Trump chose retired Gen. John Kelly Wednesday to head his Homeland Security Department and offered newly sympathetic words for the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.