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In our increasingly contentious society, it can be easy to forget that some issues we all care about cut across political and geographic lines. When it comes to our keeping our families and our environment healthy, we in Rhode Island have a lot in common. [Read More]
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The biotech Spark Therapeutics needed a way to measure improvements to a patient's quality of life when testing a new treatment for a rare eye disorder. So Spark created a maze-like course, which included simulated obstacles like holes and grass, for use in key research. We spoke with Dan Chung, the clinical ophthalmic lead at Spark, about the company's efforts to do that in a rigorous and standardized way. Spark's treatment was approved in the US in late 2017. The one-time therapy is called Luxturna and has a list price of $850,000. And Spark agreed to be acquired by... [Read More]
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Even if John Roberts ultimately upholds Obamacare yet again, that will take time, and an appeals-court verdict against the law would give Democrats lots of ammunition to use on Republicans. [Read More]
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The trackers, advertised for children and the elderly, are being used in the US, Europe and elsewhere. And they've got some serious security issues. [Read More]
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Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board; Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes; Sara Menker, Founder & CEO, Gro Intelligence; Jeff Simmons, CEO, Elanco Animal Health; Jim Sutter, CEO, U. S. Soybean Export Council, and many more. [Read More]
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Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford, opened up about being diagnosed with a brain tumor and her recovery from a 12-hour surgery. [Read More]
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WeWork's parent company is considering a valuation of around $20 billion for its IPO, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. That would amount to roughly half of WeWork's $47 billion valuation. Softbank, one of the company's biggest investors, may infuse more capital in WeWork. A further Softbank investment could allow WeWork to delay its IPO until 2020, the Journal reported. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. WeWork's parent company the We Company is eyeing a valuation of around $20 billion in its initial public offering, according to reports from Bloomberg and... [Read More]
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As recovery teams make their way into the hardest hit islands in the Bahamas, the death toll from Hurricane Dorian's strike has risen to 20.        ... [Read More]
The share of female characters with speaking roles hit 45% in 2018-2019, up from 40% during the previous year. [Read More]
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Thursday morning brought the first signs of the storm to this popular tourist town, including some morning tornado sightings        ... [Read More]
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OnePlus has a new phone in the works that will be cheaper than the OnePlus 7 Pro but still keep the 90Hz display. [Read More]
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Liam Stewart, son of rocker Rod, helps secure victory in his debut game for the NZ ice hockey team. [Read More]
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San Diego won't get relief from the mugginess Thursday as a flow of monsoonal moisture hovers over the region, bringing another chance of thunderstorms. [Read More]
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Looking for a ghoulishly, good time this Halloween? Find haunted houses, Halloween parties and more that are Adults-only in the Coastal Bend.        ... [Read More]
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Word that the U.S. and China will restart trade talks in October has sent stocks broadly higher Thursday.        ... [Read More]
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Papa John's "Better Day" campaign, which consists of three television ads, debuts nationally today, marking O'Neal's first since joining the company.        ... [Read More]
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest. [Read More]
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The Dow and the broader stock market rallied sharply on Thursday, on track to log another day of gains on Thursday after US and Chinese officials said they will resume trade talks. [Read More]
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By Daniel Gallan, for CNN The son of the former Brazil captain and two-time World Cup winner Cafu has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 30 while playing football near his family... [Read More]
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"We're not too keen on that chlorinated chicken," Johnson told Pence during a meeting that centered in part on prospects of a U.S.-U.K. trade deal.        ... [Read More]
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