By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday canceled her campaign events for the remainder of the week in order to spend time with her critically ill mother.
McCaskill's 84-year-old mother, Betty Anne McCaskill, was in an intensive
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, when a huge legal-reserve charge weighed down results. It trounced Wall Street expectations and raised its profit forecast
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - When the city's gang war intensified last spring, shootings became so frequent they sometimes seemed like a ghastly game of tennis, with each senseless attack followed by a vengeful response.
The furious rate of the killing drew national
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
America's health care system is unsustainable. It's not one problem, but three combined: high cost, uneven quality and millions uninsured. Major changes will keep coming. Every family will be affected.
Where they stand:
By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of
HAGERSTOWN, Md. – The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people had adverse reactions after they consumed
By MARIA CHENGAP Medical Writer
LONDON (AP) - Europe's top drug regulator announced Tuesday it is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Roche for allegedly failing to properly report the side effects of 19 drugs being used by U.S. patients.
It is the first time the European Medicines
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - A California man was shot and killed by police in what investigators described Monday as a naked rampage involving two men who broke car windows and set their rented house on fire.
Jeremiah Moore, 29, was killed early Sunday after putting a loaded rifle to an officer's
By The Associated Press
Russia's Rosneft buys out TNK-BP
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft strengthened its hold on the country's lucrative oil industry when it sealed a deal Monday to buy TNK-BP, the 50-50 joint venture between BP, the British energy country, and
By DAVID DISHNEAU and MATTHEW PERRONEAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people