Nation & World

School lunch study confirms: Kids don’t eat their vegetables

In the war to get America’s children to eat healthier, things are not going well.

Student E114 is a case in point. E114 — the i ... »

Suspect in Virginia TV shootings dead after shooting self

ROANOKE — A man sought by authorities in the on-air murders of a Virginia TV reporter and cameraman has died after shooting himself Wednesda ... »

Wall Street posts biggest rally of the year

U.S. stocks posted their sharpest rally of the year on Tuesday, as investors sought out bargains a day after Wall Street’s worst performance ... »

Univision anchor briefly ejected from Trump news conference

Jorge Ramos, an anchor with the Spanish-language Univision network, was removed from Donald Trump’s news conference in Dubuque on Tuesday af ... »

Market turmoil casts doubt on timing of Fed rate hike

WASHINGTON — Turbulence in financial markets and the shaky global economy are casting doubt whether the Federal Reserve will take the landma ... »

Asian shares bounce off 3-year lows while China’s suffering goes on

TOKYO (Reuters) — Volatile global markets showed signs of a respite from the recent bloodletting on Tuesday, as bargain hunters helped Asian ... »

S&P 500 corrects, oil routed as selloff in risk assets deepens

American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the riskiest of global assets, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index sank into a co ... »

Nikkei tumbles to 5-1/2-month low as China woes roil markets

TOKYO (Reuters) — Japanese stocks tumbled to a 5-1/2-month low on Monday morning on a broad sell-off triggered by China growth fears, hittin ... »

Wall Street slumps more than 2 percent as China fears continue

U.S. stocks slumped late in the trading session on Friday as the S&P broke below the 2,000 level and the Dow slipped closer toward correction terri ... »

Study raises doubts about early breast cancer treatments

Aggressive interventions to treat the earliest, “stage 0” breast cancers have no effect on whether a woman still is alive a decade la ... »

Toyota to buy 13 million air-bag inflators from Takata rival

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp, seeking to reduce its risk from potentially lethal Takata Corp air-bag inflators, will buy millions of the compon ... »

Firefighters face high winds stoking deadly blazes in U.S. Northwest

SEATTLE — Crews battling a flurry of wildfires raging unchecked across the Pacific Northwest contended with high winds on Thursday, a day af ... »

Wall Street tumbles on global slowdown concern; Disney slumps

NEW YORK — The S&P 500 tumbled to a more than six-month low on Thursday, closing in negative territory for the year, on concern a decelerati ... »

Former President Jimmy Carter to begin treatment for brain cancer

ATLANTA — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain later in the day.

United States oil pulled lower by global stocks; on track for eighth weekly decline

SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) — Oil prices resumed their downward trend in early Asian trade on Friday with the U.S. benchmark on track for it ... »