Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 10:41am
For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 10:11am
Some stores were closed and traffic was lighter but for the most part residents of Venezuela's capital ignored calls to stay home Friday to protest President Nicolas Maduro, handing a rare victory to the embattled socialist leader.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:41am
U.S. stocks are rising Friday after the government said the economy broke out of its recent slump and grew faster than expected during the third quarter. Industrial and technology companies are making some of the largest gains as General Electric and Alphabet climb. Health care companies are sinking after weak results from prescription drug maker McKesson and biotech giant Amgen.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:41am
With U.S. new-car sales leveling off after hitting a record last year, the nation's largest auto dealership chain is looking for new growth by expanding into stand-alone used car dealers and selling its own brand of replacement parts.
Munir Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:13am
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.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:11am
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.