Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks are seen in an Apple Store, as China is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China, January 29, 2020.... Read more »

Factbox: How a virus impacts the economy and markets

(Reuters) – The outbreak of a new virus in China has sent shivers through world financial markets, with investors drawing comparisons to the 2003 SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)... Read more »

Australian leader curtails holiday as firefighters killed in huge blazes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a rare public apology as he cut short a Hawaiian vacation on Friday after two volunteer firefighters were killed battling... Read more »

Fiscal 2020 domestic spending bill passes in Senate

The U.S. Flag lies in front of the U.S. Capitol dome prior to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on two articles of impeachment against U.S. President... Read more »

U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

Samoa measles deaths rise above 50, mostly small children

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The death toll from a measles outbreak in Samoa climbed to 53, the government said on Monday, as the number of people infected in the small... Read more »

Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

(Reuters) – A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing “imminent death” from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes,... Read more »

Johnson & Johnson settles Ohio lawsuits to avoid federal trial

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Tuesday it will pay $20.4 million to settle claims by two Ohio counties, allowing the U.S. healthcare giant to avoid an... Read more »

Ohio governor calls on lawmakers to ban flavored vaping products

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens as Ohio gubernatorial nominee and Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine speaks during a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio., U.S., November 5, 2018.... Read more »