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Lung Cancer Drug Shows Promise In Shrinking Tumors

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Sept 29 (Reuters) - A small early-stage trial of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc's experimental pill AP26113 showed it shrank tumors in eight out of 11 lu...

Same-Sex Couples Score New Immigration Protections

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Gay Voices

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The Obama administration has directed immigration officials to recognize same-sex ...

China Attacking Canada Over The Internet?

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada said on Friday it was aware of an attempt by hackers to target a domestic energy company, the second time in 24 hours Ottawa...

U.S. Postal Service's Desperate Plan Potentially All Wrong, Regulator Says

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* Postal regulator says plan would save less than USPS projects * USPS could save about as much without changing delivery - PRC ...

Ann Romney Concerned For Mitt's 'Mental Well-Being'

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Ann Romney told a Nevada television station her biggest concern if her husband, Republican presidential candidate Mi...

Conflicting Reports Fuel Fracking Debate Tied To Wyoming Town

Reuters | Posted 11.29.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Government testing of a drinking water aquifer near a tiny Wyoming town has show...

FDA Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Heart Defibrillator

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators approved Boston Scientific Corp's first-of-its-kind heart defibrillator that does not require leads to b...

Wall Street Posts Best Third Quarter Since 2010

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* S&P 500 ends quarter with gain of nearly 6 percent * Chicago PMI weaker than expected * U.S.-listed shares of RIM rall...

Girl Scout Cookies Get A Brand New Box

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Food

Sept 28 (Reuters) -- Girl Scout Cookies, a perennial U.S. snack favorite, will get a new-look package for the upcoming sales season, the organization ...

Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Farm In Oregon

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

* Ralls has no plan yet to divest interests as required under Obama order-source * U.S. Treasury stresses that Obama order is specific...

FDA Approves Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living

* Approved for use after other treatments fail * Marks seventh disease for which Humira has U.S. approval * Condition af...

Unexploded Bombs Pose Risk To Offshore Drilling

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

* Research needed to locate, assess bomb risk * Gulf of Mexico permit activity up after deadly Macondo blowout By Eilee...

Should Laws Be Passed To Rein In Facebook?

Reuters | Claire Davenport | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

By Claire Davenport BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An EU lawmaker called for tighter control of on-line social networks under a data protection r...

U.S. Courts: Maybe We Shouldn't Have Banned That Samsung Tablet..

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that a lower court should reconsider a sales ban against Sam...

Samsung Tablet Moves Closer To Getting Un-Banned

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court granted Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's request that a lower court judge should consider whether to dissolve a sales ban...

Will Washington's Stalemate Save The Solar Tax Credit?

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - A stalemate in Washington next year over tax reform could help solar developers by ...

All I Want For Christmas Is A Tablet

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

By Phil Wahba NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tablet computers, turtles and a new take on a furry old-timer are the hot toys retailers and manufac...

Rome's Colosseum SHUT DOWN

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* Thousands of public sector workers march through capital * Colosseum, Roman Forum closed, traffic snarled * Strike coi...

How Spit, Sequencing And Serendipity Helped Scientists Find A New Virus

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Professor Maria Zambon's first thought when her team of ...

Just Won't Quit

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose in August by the most in six months as households stretched to pay for higher gasoline p...

Nokia's Cutting Phone Prices

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Struggling phone maker Nokia has knocked 10-15 percent off the prices of two of its top of the range smartphones, hoping to boost...

Russian Patriarch Embraces Increasingly Cozy Relation With Putin

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Religion

MOSCOW, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday rejected criticism of his increasingly strong relationship with Presid...

France Unveils 75 Percent Super-Rich Tax Rate

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* Budget aims to slash deficit to 3.0 pct/GDP in 2013 * Bulk of savings comes from tax on rich, business * Economists sa...

More Time For War Crimes Investigation In Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

GENEVA, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights council on Friday extended the mandate of its investigation into war cri...

Libor Rate 'Needs A Complete Overhaul'

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* FSA chief says Libor too embedded in system to be scrapped * Says longer term, participants should mull alternatives *...