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Florida insurers request rate hikes under federal health law

Nearly a dozen health insurers are proposing rate increases averaging 13 percent for 2017 Florida plans sold on the exchanges created under President Barack Obama's health care law, but that won't necessarily mean big consumer price hikes
Published: 05/25/16

Investigators: Homeowner shoots worker, self; both die

Authorities say a man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his New Hampshire home to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries
Published: 05/25/16

Sanofi wants to dump Medivation's board after rejected deal

French drug company Sanofi is trying to remove and replace all of Medivation's board members after the U.S. drugmaker rejected its $9.3 billion takeover offer
Published: 05/25/16

Russia: US military flight in Sea of Japan was a safety risk

Russia's Defense Ministry has spelled out why it believes a U.S. reconnaissance flight over the Sea of Japan was a safety risk, saying the plane risked colliding with civilian airliners
Published: 05/25/16

FDA delay raises slim hope for muscular dystrophy drug

FDA will take more time to review an experimental muscular dystrophy drug that has become a rallying point for patients and families stricken by the deadly inherited disease
Published: 05/25/16

The 10-highest paid women CEOs of 2015

The 10-highest paid women CEOs of 2015
Published: 05/25/16

Vallejo unveils plans for electric car plant at ex-shipyard

The city of Vallejo near San Francisco is poised to get a big economic boost with plans to build an electric car plant
Published: 05/25/16

Retail gas prices across Texas average $2.07 per gallon

Retail gasoline prices have spiked across Texas this week going into the Memorial Day weekend to an average of $2.07 per gallon, seven cents more than last week's average
Published: 05/24/16

Volkswagen to provide update on emissions settlement talks

A federal judge is set to get an update on ongoing settlement talks in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal after announcing a tentative deal last month for nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S.
Published: 05/24/16

MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing

Mixed Martial Arts owes much of its form to the traditional art of Thai kickboxing, or Muay Thai, yet it has taken until this week for the country to get its first major MMA event
Published: 05/24/16