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 »

Michael Bloomberg, weighing presidential bid, appears in Arkansas to enter ballot

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor, added his name to the Democratic primary ballot in Arkansas on Tuesday as... Read more »

CBS misses quarterly revenue estimates

FILE PHOTO: The CBS Television Center is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – CBS Corp (CBS.N) missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly... Read more »

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia’s Evo Morales, demands safe conduct

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales, Mexico’s top diplomat said on Monday, after the veteran socialist resigned following a disputed election... Read more »

‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Gonzalo Demaría is fascinated by the “ghosts” of Argentina’s past, in particular the roots of Peronism, the most influential political movement dating back to Juan... Read more »

HSBC and RBS set to launch new digital banking platforms

LONDON (Reuters) – British banking heavyweights HSBC (HSBA.L) and RBS (RBS.L) are launching new digital banking platforms, as competition for digitally savvy customers steps up in the face of... Read more »

Amazon’s $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a... Read more »

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears

DHAKA (Reuters) – Thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, huddled in shelters in southwestern coastal areas on Saturday as the country prepared for the expected arrival of cyclone... Read more »

Trump says will probably release second Ukraine transcript on Tuesday

U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the White House in Washington, U.S., before his departure to Alabama and New York, November 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) –... Read more »

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On the first day of November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that began: “As champions... Read more »