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Shell Plans Return To Offshore Drilling In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc aims to return to Alaskan offshore drilling next July by deploying an upgraded drillship in the Chukchi Sea,...

Dementia Epidemic Looms With 135 Million Sufferers Seen By 2050

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty

* Alzheimer's group says 44 million people have dementia now * Global epidemic "only getting worse" as societies age * L...

Alert Mechanism On Derailed Train Was Reportedly Not In Engineer's Car

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York

(Updates with full service to resume on Thursday morning, paragraph 12) By Mark Hosenball Dec 4 (Reuters) - The New Yor...

Rice Accuses Russia, China Of Human Rights Abuses

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's national security adviser, in a sweeping review of global human rights practices, singled out...

U.S. Economic Mobility Hampered By Growing Wealth Gap

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents'...

FDA Warns Of Faulty AEDs That Can't Deliver Shocks To The Heart

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have warned that some automated external defibrillators made by Philips Medical Systems may be unable to deliver p...

Obamacare Signups Surge

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - About 29,000 people signed up for health insurance through the troubled HealthCare.gov website on Sunday and Monday, a n...

U.S. Plans New Bank Fraud Cases In Early 2014

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

(Adds details from interview) By David Ingram WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department plans to bring ...

Meet Luxembourg's First Gay Prime Minister

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Luxembourg swore in Xavier Bettel as its first openly gay prime minister on Wednesday, paving the way for the introduc...

France's National Assembly Backs Controversial Prostitution Law

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Home

PARIS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The French lower house of parliament passed a reform of prostitution law on Wednesday imposing fines on clients, a shift to...

Poll Reveals Bad News For Obama Among Supportive Group

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes from Harvard official, details) By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Young Americans are unhappy ...

Wisconsin Lawmakers Weighing Walker Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wisconsin lawmakers on Wednesday are expected to consider delaying by three months a ...

Son Of Top Chinese Official Aids Corruption Investigation

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Home

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The movements of the eldest son of retired Chinese domestic security...

Biden Urges Big Challenge

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Chinese visa applicants to "challenge their government" during a brief meeting at the U.S...

Mass Grave Containing Bodies Of Soldiers Found In Mali

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home

BAMAKO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Malian authorities have found a mass grave containing the bodies of soldiers in the southern garrison town of Kati, milita...

UN Launches Green Climate Fund With Little Of Promised Money

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

By Stian Reklev and Choonsik Yoo Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Green Climate Fund, designed as the United Nations' most important funding body...

China Rejects U.S. Corn Shipment After Discovering Unapproved GMOs

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

By Niu Shuping and David Stanway BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - China has rejected five batches of U.S. corn tainted with a genetically-mo...

Walmart Is Footing One Huge Legal Bill

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is paying for lawyers to represent more than 30 of its executive...

Obama Turns To Economic Agenda After Health Care Website Woes

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Looking to bolster his support after a rocky couple of months, President Barack Obama...

Biden Warned Against Repeating 'Erroneous And One-Sided Remarks'

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds Hagel comments, paragraphs 24-27) By Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice Presid...

U.S. Surgeon General Lauds Healthcare.gov Progress

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Lovering CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The acting U.S. surgeon general said on Tuesday he was "enthusiastic" about the...

Ex-Tyco CEO Granted Parole

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Dennis Kozlowski, the former Tyco International Ltd chief executive sent to prison eight...

Illinois Pols Approve Pension Reform Bill

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The Illinois House and Senate approved a long-awaited measure on Tuesday to reform the nation's worst-funde...

Miami Suburb Sued For Police Abuse, Racial Profiling

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Miami

(Adds detail on the city, home to shooting victim Trayvon Martin) MIAMI, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The mayor and police department of a predo...

Second Obama Environmental Advisor To Step Down

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds background) By Valerie Volcovici and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will se...