Actavis Inc. said Friday it has received regulatory approval for a new intrauterine birth-control device that prevents pregnancy for up to three years.
A 20-year-old autistic man won a $2.5 million lawsuit against a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Tuesday after his family and doctor say he developed 46DD breasts after taking an antipsychotic drug, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Congress, facing an imminent partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, was preparing Friday to do what it does best: punt.
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes rose to their highest level in 1-1/2 years in January, a hopeful sign that the sluggish housing recovery may be gaining speed.
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Congressional Republicans Friday named economist Keith Hall to serve as Capitol Hill's budget referee as director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Shape and color engaged designers on the second day of Milan Fashion Week of womenswear previews for next autumn and winter, featuring shows by Fendi, Max Mara, Just Cavalli and Prada.
A gauge of consumer sentiment from Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan rose in late February from a prior reading, beating expectations.
The United States must do more than just plant a flag on Mars if it wants to continue as a leader in the field of space exploration, Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin told senators this week.
German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.
Pending home sales rose in January to the highest level since Aug. 2013, the National Association of Realtors reported Friday.
The Nasdaq Composite pulled back in morning action Friday after first showing little change at the open.
It’s the question on everyone’s lips – just what color is that dress? White and gold or blue and black? Well, we know what Kim Kardashian thinks. Now it’s science’s turn to enter the Internet battle raging over the actual color of a 21-year old Scottish woman’s dress.
President Barack Obama will host European Council President Donald Tusk at the White House next month.
The state's casino location board has moved forward with new bidding from developers for a license in New York's Southern Tier.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a hormonal contraceptive device on Friday that gives American women another reversible contraceptive choice as effective as sterilization.
The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.
The February reading of Chicago PMI tumbled to a five-and-a-half year low of 45.8, MNI Indicators said Friday.
ISM-Chicago's gauge of manufacturing activity in the Midwest fell into contraction territory in February, coming in much worse than views.