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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 06:03 PM EDT

Home Buyers Jump on Contracts as Housing Market Rises

Home Buyers Jump on Contracts as Housing Market Rises

More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. The recalls will hit the company's bottom...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 01:17 PM EDT

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:41 AM EDT

American Airlines Buys Stake in China Southern Airlines

American Airlines Buys Stake in China Southern Airlines

American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 01:24 AM EDT

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 07:39 AM EDT

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:38 PM EDT

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:05 PM EDT

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:32 PM EDT

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities...

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