The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer’s disease.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder as a precaution after testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online. The recall announced Friday comes as J&J fights thousands of lawsuits in which plaintiffs claim its iconic baby powder was contaminated with asbestos and that it caused ovarian cancer or another rare cancer. At multiple trials, J&J experts have testified asbestos hasn’t been detected in its baby powder in many tests over 40 years.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform’s refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy “even if it goes against our standards.” But while he promoted free expression, limitations were place on coverage of his remarks at Georgetown University.
FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.
Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company’s U.S. factories to a standstill.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories.
President Donald Trump said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating team now in Washington for the latest round of talks aimed at ending a 15-month trade battle that is weighing on the global economy.
Juul Labs Inc. announced Monday that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign.
A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.
CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and its generic store brand after warnings by U.S. health regulators.
General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off.
Juul Labs Inc. will stop advertising its electronic cigarettes in the United States and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered efforts to crack down on the largely unregulated industry.
President Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks on the Federal Reserve are prompting investors to bet the central bank will bow to political pressure and lower interest rates, according to a new study.
Stocks are edging higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading, placing the market on track to recoup some of its losses after snapping a three-week winning streak.
Lion Air and Indonesia’s civil aviation authority are pushing back on conclusions reached by investigators probing last year’s deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max amid concerns that too much blame is being placed on the Indonesian side, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mom-and-pop vape shops are the fastest-growing retail segment of the past decade, as well as the one with the highest share of employees at small businesses. But a government ban on flavored vapes and increased regulation could wipe them out and leave an opening for big tobacco and big tech to dominate the fast-growing industry.
What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody – and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in the coming years.
Home-sharing company Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020.
Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly.
U.S. home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months, as mortgage rates near historic lows have spurred a rush of home-buying.