Barry Hatton, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 10:50am
Portugal and the rest of the eurozone could breathe a sigh of relief Friday after international ratings agency DBRS said it wasn't lowering Portuguese sovereign debt to junk status — a feared move that likely would have sparked a fresh bout of international jitters about the soundness of the shared currency.
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 10:01am
The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday.
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 9:31am
The Philippine presidential race front-runner said Friday he has no ill-gotten wealth after a senator alleged that he had more than 200 million pesos ($4.2 million) in a bank account in 2014 that he failed to declare publicly as required by law.