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FDA allows automatic 'generic' swap for brand-name insulin

FDA allows automatic 'generic' swap for brand-name insulin

U.S. regulators took action Wednesday that will make it easier to get a cheaper, near-copy of a brand-name insulin at the drugstore.
COVID-19 rates a worry as 1 million head for Iowa State Fair

COVID-19 rates a worry as 1 million head for Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month’s Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines from around th
Fed's Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy

Fed's Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The spread of the COVID-19 delta variant is raising infections, leading some companies and governments to require vaccinations and raising concerns about the U.S. economic recovery.
NXIVM sex cult member who cooperated avoids prison time

NXIVM sex cult member who cooperated avoids prison time

NEW YORK (AP) — A former member of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere’s inner circle who was charged in his sex trafficking enterprise avoided prison at sentencing Wednesday after prosecutors cited her extraordinary cooperation.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,173.352, up 8.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up nine cents or 0.35 per cent, to $25.71 on 5.1 million shares.

Biden to launch vaccine push for millions of federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to set a model for employers nationwide, President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that millions of federal workers must show proof they’ve received a coronavirus vaccine or submit to regular testing and stringent social dis
Charities providing housing assistance to collapse survivors

Charities providing housing assistance to collapse survivors

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S&P/TSX composite up, U.S. markets mixed amid flood of earnings reports

S&P/TSX composite up, U.S. markets mixed amid flood of earnings reports

TORONTO — North American markets were mixed, with some indexes posting modest gains on a day where an update from the U.S. Federal Reserve and a flood of earnings reports rippled into stock movement.

Lollapalooza to require vaccination card or negative test

CHICAGO (AP) — The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago's Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival this week will be required to show proof that they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 or tested negative for the disease within the last
Cannabis company sues Tennessee Titans' Julio Jones, others

Cannabis company sues Tennessee Titans' Julio Jones, others

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones is facing allegations of illegally harvesting and selling millions of dollars of cannabis in California, according to court records.