The death of a mentally ill black man who reportedly begged for drinking water while jailed in Milwaukee and died of dehydration has been ruled a homicide, a county medical examiner said on Thursday. Terrill Thomas, 38, was found dead on April 24, nine days after he was arrested on suspicion of shoo
WASHINGTON - A U.S congressional intelligence committee on Thursday issued a scathing report accusing former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden of leaking information that "caused tremendous damage" to U.S.
NEW YORK - The U.S. soda lobby and small businesses are suing to block Philadelphia's soft drinks tax, marking the latest clash between the industry and public officials seeking to boost revenue and combat health epidemics like obesity and diabetes.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would bar any transfers of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison while President Barack Obama is president or until he signs a new defense policy bill.
WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in August amid weak purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, pointing to cooling domestic demand that further diminishes expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase next week.
CHICAGO - Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday. WHEAT - Up 1 to 2 cents per bushel Modestly higher on technical buying and short-covering; seeking direction from corn and soy markets.
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday took aim at the use of foreign tax credits by American multinational companies to reduce their U.S. tax bills, in an action that closely followed a European Union order that Apple Inc pay back taxes to Ireland.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Democratic National Committee said on Tuesday the organization had been hacked by Russian state-sponsored agents who were trying to influence the U.S. presidential election and they may have released more documents after a similar leak in July roiled the party.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to show their medical fitness for the White House asClinton released a letter from her doctor declaring her fit for the presidency and Trump taped a TV-segment about his well-being.
The U.S. government said on Wednesday, Sept. 14, it has no plans to euthanize a large share of the more than 45,000 wild horses and burros removed from lands mostly in the U.S. West, after an advisory panel's proposal to kill some of the animals sparked outrage. U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials said they struggle to find people to adopt the growing number of wild horses and burros, which costs the agency millions annually to maintain in corrals and pasturelands.