By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A legal loophole could become the latest weapon in the fight over abortion rights as opponents push Indiana to rewrite a law that defines abortion clinics so it includes facilities offering the procedure without surgery by prescribing a pill
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has struck down a rule required under the 2010 financial overhaul that seeks to limit speculative trading of commodities futures.
U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins said Friday that the Commodity Future Trading Commission
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind heart-zapping implant from Boston Scientific that that does not directly touch the heart.
Implantable defibrillators use thin wires to send electrical signals that disrupt dangerous heart rhythms. Surgeons
By ROBERT H. REIDAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - In a dramatic gesture, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a "red line" on a diagram of Iran's nuclear program and called on the world to do the same to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons - a step the Iranians insist they
NBCNEWS.COM - When Stephanie Lambert packed peanut butter and jelly to keep her two small children happy on a cross-country flight in June, she didn't mean to pick a fight with the Transportation Security Administration. But after a long security line argument, and the confiscation of the
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans boosted their spending in August even though their income barely grew. Much of the spending increase went to pay higher gas prices, which may have forced consumers to cut back elsewhere.
The Commerce Department said Friday that
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them.
The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's manufacturing contracted further in August, dropping 1.3 percent from the previous month on weakening auto and electronics output, as anti-Japanese riots in China darkened an already bleak outlook for both economies.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A private security company that provides guards for most of the nation's federal courthouses has agreed to pay nearly $1.9 million to settle allegations that its workers deliberately conducted lax firearms tests of guards in Northern California, the government announced
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Putting all of the Amish men and women convicted in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish behind bars now during harvest season would create a financial hardship for their families and could leave their children hungry this winter,