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At Least 22 Primary School Children Drown After Boat Sinks In Sudan

CAIRO – At least 22 primary school children drowned on Wednesday when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, state...

At Least 22 Students Drown After Boat Sinks In Northern Sudan

CAIRO – At least 22 students drowned on Wednesday when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, state news agency SUNA...

Hospitals Scrap Surgeries Venezuelans Forgo Showers As Taps Run Dry

CARACAS – At one of Caracas’ biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a...

Express Scripts Staking Out Million-dollar Gene Therapies

– Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX.O) built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly...

Long-acting Injection A Shot In The Arm For Gsks Hiv Business

LONDON – A long-acting injection developed by GlaxoSmithKline and given once a month has proved as effective as standard daily pills for controlling the AIDS...

Indias Modi Announces Space Mission Health Scheme As Election Nears

NEW DELHI – India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on...

Express Scripts Staking Out Million Dollar Gene Therapies

– Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX.O) built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly...

India To Launch First Manned Space Mission By 2022

NEW DELHI – India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, which could make it the fourth nation to do...

Monsanto Roundup Appeal Has Uphill Climb On Junk Science Grounds Legal Experts

NEW YORK – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) unit Monsanto faces long odds on an appeal blaming an “inflamed” jury and “junk science” for a verdict of...

Icahn Reverses Position On Cigna-express Scripts Deal

– Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday that he no longer intended to solicit proxies to vote against the $52 billion Cigna-Express Scripts deal, a turn...