Health

NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver

Oct 17, 2017

Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people had multiple over-the-counter drugs in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line

Tony the Louisiana truck-stop tiger dies, age 17

Oct 17, 2017

A tiger kept at a Louisiana truck stop has died at the age of 17

Marino returns, 4 years after retiring because of depression

Oct 17, 2017

Former top-50 tennis player Rebecca Marino will come out of retirement after more than 4½ years and enter a pair of tournaments

The Latest: Appeals court tosses award in talcum powder case

Oct 17, 2017

A spokeswoman for Johnson & Johnson says the company is pleased with a Missouri appeals court ruling that threw out a $72 million award for an Alabama woman who claimed the company's talculm powder contributed to her ovarian cancer

The Latest: Friend says Florida woman bawled before trip

Oct 17, 2017

A friend of a Florida woman who flew to Nebraska to kill herself says the woman never mentioned to him that she had been diagnosed with cancer

Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

Oct 17, 2017

A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million verdict awarded to a woman who claimed baby powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her ovarian cancer

Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate

Oct 17, 2017

Top Republicans already coping with a razor-thin majority also have an aging Senate

Key senators say they have outline of health insurance deal

Oct 17, 2017

Two key senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked

Appeals court tosses $72 million verdict in lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to cancer

Oct 17, 2017

Appeals court tosses $72 million verdict in lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to cancer

Johnson & Johnson tops Street 3Q forecasts, hikes forecast

Oct 17, 2017

Johnson & Johnson beats Wall Street expectations but net income drops 12 percent on higher costs