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UK faces calls for ‘Plan B’ with virus cases high and rising

LONDON -- Life has returned to normal for millions in Britain since coronavirus restrictions were lifted over the summer. But while the rules have...

Does new Alzheimer’s drug work? Answers may miss 2030 target

WASHINGTON -- When a controversial Alzheimer’s drug won U.S. approval, surprise over the decision quickly turned to shock at how long it might take...

Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as worries about higher mortgage rates motivated buyers...

Chinese builder in debt jam says it will make bond payment

A Chinese real estate developer that is struggling to avoid defaulting on billions of dollars of debt says it will make an interest payment...

FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

Federal health officials have delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market By MATTHEW PERRONE AP...

United posts $473 million 3Q profit on federal pandemic aid

United Airlines is reporting a $473 million profit for the third quarter, which covers much of the peak summer travel season By DAVID KOENIG AP...

Govt sharpens antitrust attack against Facebook with filing

Federal regulators sharpened their antitrust attack against Facebook on Thursday, filing a revised version of their complaint alleging that the social network giant has...

Teamsters aims to step up efforts to unionize Amazon workers

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a union that represents 1.4 million workers, is setting its sights on Amazon By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer June 23,...

Income test for Medicare dental under debate; gets pushback

WASHINGTON -- For more than 55 years, Medicare has followed a simple policy: covered benefits are the same, no matter if you’re rich, poor,...

Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper

The death toll from flooding in Western Europe has climbed above 180 after rescue workers dug deeper into debris left by receding waters By GEIR...