Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share 2nd connection
A pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens.
Google claims breakthrough in blazingly fast computing
Google researchers published a paper stating it has run a calculation on a quantum computer that a traditional computer could never complete in its lifetime.
European lawmakers vote to strengthen bee protection
The European Parliament on Wednesday blocked a diluted proposal by the 28-nation bloc's executive arm on protecting bees from pesticides, arguing it didn't go far enough.
Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?
From Chile to Haiti to Ecuador to Bolivia, the countries hit by fiery protests in recent weeks have lived through often-dizzying commodity-driven growth in the first decade of this century, followed in most cases by a slump.
Zuckerberg defends Facebook's currency plans before Congress
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful.
FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks
FDA wants breast implant makers to add stronger warning for patients about complications.
Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn's lawyers want charges dismissed
The lawyers for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn say they have asked a court to dismiss all charges against him, alleging prosecutorial misconduct.
Ford 3Q profit falls nearly 60% on restructuring costs
Ford Motor Co.'s third-quarter net income tumbled nearly 60% as the company took $1.5 billion in charges mainly for restructuring, and Chinese and U.S. sales fell.
Draghi era ends with divisions over latest stimulus
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, whose vow to do "whatever it takes" is seen as a turning point in the eurozone's crisis, presides over his last policy meeting amid opposition to a stimulus package that will be part of his legacy.
Tesla's stock soars after company posts surprising 3Q profit
Tesla delivers pleasant surprise with third-quarter profit, raising investor hopes the company has finally turned corner.
Johnson's future, and UK's, rests on EU move on Brexit delay
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be pushing for an early general election after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit deal before Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union on Oct. 31.
Workers at large GM plant in Michigan approve contract
Workers at one of the largest General Motors factories have voted to ratify a new contract with the company, an indication that a five-week strike could be coming to an end.
Asian shares mixed as earnings drive modest Wall St gains
U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs following a mixed set of earnings reports Wednesday.
UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political ads
An influential British lawmaker has challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections, warning the company that the changes will place a heavy constraint on their ability to combat misinformation.
47 attorneys general back antitrust probe into Facebook
A state-level antitrust investigation into Facebook now has the backing of a bipartisan group of 47 attorneys general.
Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a threat
Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope -- the very symbol of the medical profession -- is facing an uncertain prognosis.
Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020
With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.
Microsoft racks up more cloud customers
Microsoft on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $10.68 billion, buoyed by another round of business customers signing up for its cloud computing services.
The Latest: EU lawmaker backs 3-month Brexit extension
European Parliament President David Sassoli says European leaders should accept a Brexit extension that the British government has requested.
US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes
Tobacco pouches from Swedish Match win first FDA endorsement for a "reduced-risk" alternative to smoking.