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Proposed Cigarette Tax To Burn Holes In Smokers' Wallets

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

April 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's proposal to nearly double federal excise taxes to $1.95 on each pack of cigarettes would likely knock ...

Solved: 6 Huge Etiquette Dilemmas

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Weddings

(Jo Bryant is an etiquette advisor and editor at Debrett's, the UK authority on etiquette and modern manners (www.debretts.com). Any opinions expre...

Mubarak To Remain In Detention Despite Release Order

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | World

CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will stay in detention despite a judge ordering his release on bail pending a retri...

Africa's Economic Growth To Outpace Global Average

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact

* Region's average growth seen accelerating to over 5 pct * African poverty coming down, but more action needed * Invest...

JPMorgan Investors Have Had Enough: CEO Can't Be His Own Boss

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, April 15 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co should split the roles of chairman and chief executive officer to restore credibility with regul...

Bad News For France's Gay Marriage Opponents

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

PARIS, April 15 (Reuters) - French police arrested dozens of protesters against same-sex marriage on Monday as left-wing lawmakers brought forward t...

Larry Summers Rips Washington Political Culture

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

(Lawrence Summers is a Reuters columnist. Any views and opinions expressed are his own) By Lawrence H. Summers April 15...

House Republicans Devise Plan To Weaken Gun Control Proposals

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate a gun-control bill for the first time in two decades on Monday, Republicans i...

The New Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu Is Still Evolving, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

* Deadly new H7N9 flu is mix of three avian flu strains * Virus previously unknown in humans has now killed 13 * Genetic...

FAA Orders Inspections Of Boeing 737s

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel

April 15 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered an inspection of more than 1,000 U.S.-registered Boeing 737 jets to exami...

'Too Big To Fail' A Thing Of The Past, U.S. Regulators Tell Wall Street

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

* Federal Deposit Insurance Corp pushes bailout alternative * Analysts say bond investors starting to price in FDIC plan ...

6 Strangled, 1 Decapitated In Mexican Resort Town

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

(Adds detail about suspects, paragraph 4) CANCUN, Mexico, April 14 (Reuters) - Six people were found strangled to death and one decapi...

Lawmakers Press Border Security In Immigration Plan

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - Tighter border security must be one goal of U.S. immigration reform if the measure is to pass Congress, lawmakers w...

Lab-Made Rat Kidneys Raise Hope For Dialysis Patients

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) - Scientists have discovered yet another way to make a kidney - at least for a rat - tha...

Don't Underestimate Germany's Anti-Euro Party

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

By Noah Barkin BERLIN, April 14 (Reuters) - The political establishment has dismissed Germany's new anti-euro party as a fear-mongerin...

Giant, House-Eating Snails Invading Florida

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - South Florida is fighting a growing infestation of one of the world's most destructive i...

Gay Rights Spotlight Shifts Back To Obama

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to text) * Activists want executive order on federal contracts * White House prefers push for l...

It's Not The U.S. Who's Driving The Fur Market

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, April 14 (Reuters) - Battered by the economic downturn and years of animal rights activism in their own ...

Phoenix Teams Up With R. Kelly

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

(Adds details of performances throughout) By Piya Sinha-Roy INDIO, Calif., April 14 (Reuters) - Grammy-winning French i...

Undercover BBC Reporters Join Student Trip To North Korea

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Media

* BBC reporter posed as a PhD student to make film * London university says it put students at risk (Adds comment from journalist, ...

Report: Famed Economist Is The Front-Runner To Replace Controversial Watchdog

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2013 | Business

By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - Mark Zandi, a well-known economist, is a front-runner to lead the U.S. housing regul...

China, U.S. Agree To Work Together On Cyber Security

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

BEIJING, April 13 (Reuters) - China and the United States will set up a working group on cyber-security, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on ...

Journalists Held In Syria Freed

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2013 | Media

ROME, April 13 (Reuters) - Four Italian journalists kidnapped and held in war-torn Syria since April 4 were freed on Saturday, a statement from inte...

Pressure Mounting On Dimon

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

By David Henry and Dan Wilchins NEW YORK, April 13 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, who came through the...

Uber To Expand Private Ride-Sharing Service In Major U.S. Cities

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - At various times in its short life, Uber, a service that allows users to hail black sedans on t...