Michael Virtanen, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 7:10am
Nearly 9 million New Yorkers now have health records in a growing database accessible to most of the state's hospitals, public health centers, long-term care facilities and nearly one-quarter of physician practices.
The deputy governor of Romania's central bank has been detained on suspicion that he engaged in influence-peddling, illicitly receiving 1 million euros ($1.1 million) when he was parliament speaker, anti-corruption prosecutors said Friday.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 7:01am
Growth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter. Stronger consumer spending was offset by weakness in housing construction and a big slowdown in the pace that businesses restocked store shelves.
Three former senior bankers were sent to prison Friday for their roles in concealing the loss of billions in deposits at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, the biggest accounting fraud in Irish corporate history.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 6:50am
Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divided nation together.
Libya's U.N.-brokered presidency council has announced the reopening of the country's vital oil terminals after 18 months of closure despite threats by a rival military commander that his forces could target tankers entering Libya's territorial waters.
A major nuclear power project in Britain is facing more hurdles as the government announced an unexpected delay and unions at EDF, the French energy firm that will build the plant, argued it would be so expensive as to put the company itself at risk.
Slightly higher sales and substantial cost-cutting by Merck & Co. boosted second-quarter profit 75 percent, but the drugmaker lowered its financial forecast for the year, citing higher restructuring costs in the quarter.
The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of extremist attacks continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations.