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Conference Board: U.S. leading economic index up 0.8 percent in March

The Conference Board on Monday released a report that showed continued improvement in the U.S. economy for the month of March, with the leading econom...
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Michigan health systems seek cure for dearth of doctors

Michigan's medical schools, doctors offices and health care networks are tackling a shortage of primary care doctors that is expected to worsen under ...
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Mourning versus survival in Swaziland

A traditional two-year mourning period for widows during which women are expected to be confined and not work, is meeting growing resistance in Swazil...
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Nike dismisses rumors of FuelBand shut down

According to several reports on Friday, Nike ordered layoffs to its FuelBand department.
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Progress, Challenges As Medicaid Rolls Swell in Washington state

Washington state has blown past its targets for signing up new Medicaid participants under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The program's ranks have gro...
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Calpine Corp. to sell power plant assets to LS Power for $1.57B cash

Calpine Corp. said Friday said it will sell to LS Power its six power plants in its Southeast region in an all-cash deal worth $1.57bn, subject to wor...
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Obama Sharply Criticizes Republicans As He Announces 8 Million Have Enrolled

Enrollment in private health insurance on federal and state marketplaces has surged in recent weeks and now totals 8 million, a feisty President Barac...
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Diplomats forge deal to de-escalate crisis in Ukraine after deadly clash

Ukraine, Russia, the European Union and the United States agreed Thursday to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine by disbanding militias and freeing occu...
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Chelsea Clinton expecting first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton and her husband Mac Mezvinsky are expecting their first child together, mom-to-be announced during the Clinton Foundation's No Ceiling...
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Chinese microblogging site Weibo has strong IPO debut

Chinese micro blogging service Weibo saw its IPO stock price spike to 19 percent after making its debut in New York.