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KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. is reporting fourth-quarter earnings of $1.18 billion. The Kenilworth, New Jersey, company said Thursday that it had profit of 42 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and non-recurring costs,...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The head of the United Nations Population Fund says a recent executive order by President Donald Trump will not affect the agency's family planning services, but he insists that family planning is a human right. Babatunde Osotimehin told The...
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Yaser Harawi wasn't too happy when his father sent him to study in Serbia rather than the U.S. or Canada. Years later, the Syria-born doctor thinks it was a touch of fate. The 51-year-old from Damascus, who's lived in Serbia for more than 30 years, has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From a return to higher premiums for women to gaps in coverage for birth control and breast pumps, the Republican push to repeal the Obama-era health care law already is raising concerns that women could be hit hard. The 2010 law ended a common industry...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on problems with Pittsburgh's water supply (all times local): 7 p.m. Pittsburgh officials say there's still no sign of contamination in the city's water supply, but some fire hydrants will be opened to help flush water from one city reservoir system...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearing for David Shulkin, the nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs (all times EST): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump's choice to head the Veterans Affairs Department says it's taking far too long for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearing for David Shulkin, the nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs (all times EST): 3:25 p.m. President Donald Trump's choice to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Department says he supports having some...
The Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges have become too risky for major health insurers, and that's creating further doubt about coverage options consumers might have next year. Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish said Wednesday his company is waiting to see whether the government...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on problems with Pittsburgh's water supply (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Pittsburgh Public School officials say all schools will reopen Thursday after problems with the city's water supply forced 22 schools and two early childhood centers to close...