By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated pain injections has prompted calls for tighter federal regulation of compounding pharmacies, which have periodically been blamed for crippling and sometimes fatal injuries. But this isn
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The nation's largest meat company, Tyson Foods Inc., announced Friday that it will do an animal treatment audit of suppliers' farms.
The news comes as animal welfare activists have been pressuring Tyson to move away from cramped
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In a story sent Oct 11 about a U.N. report on Iran's human rights situation, The Associated Press misidentified the number of Iranian journalists in prison in December 2011, as tallied by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The correct number is 42, not 179.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A second month of sharp gains in gasoline costs drove wholesale prices higher in September. But outside of the surge in energy, prices were well contained.
Wholesale prices rose 1.1 percent in September following a 1.7 percent gain in
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' president appealed to trade unions on Friday to rally behind tough austerity measures that the government wants to negotiate with potential creditors in return for a multibillion euro bailout loan to prop up the country
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Ecolab, the cleaning, food safety and pest-control services company, is buying the specialty chemical company Champion Technologies in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.2 billion.
Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas Baker Jr. said in a statement Friday that the transaction
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is a fiscal conservative, champion of small government and critic of federal handouts. But as a congressman in Wisconsin, Ryan lobbied for tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his constituents
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign signaled their first debate strategy shift Thursday in a tweet.
Hours before the vice presidential debate, the campaign sent out a photograph on Twitter of Joe Biden rehearsing for the primetime event. There
By The Associated Press
American Airlines stumbles on path to recovery
DALLAS (AP) - Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history. Planes were full. Revenue was pouring in. Then seemingly
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N.'s human rights expert on Iran is condemning the Islamic Republic's reliance on stoning as a form of capital punishment, citing that as just one of a number of "deeply troubling" Iranian rights violations, many of