An Ancient Killer Is Rapidly Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics, Scientists Warn

An Ancient Killer Is Rapidly Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics, Scientists Warn

Typhoid fever might be rare in developed countries, but this ancient threat, thought to have been around for millennia, is still very much a danger in our modern world. According to new research, the bacterium that causes typhoid fever is evolving extensive drug resistance, and it’s rapidly replacing strains that aren’t resistant. Currently, antibiotics are … Read more

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline … Read more

Forget big cap stocks. Bank of America’s top small-and-mid cap stocks

Forget big cap stocks.  Bank of America's top small-and-mid cap stocks

From multi-week losing streaks to bear market rallies, it’s been a roller coaster ride for markets this year as investors weigh the risks of a more aggressive monetary policy and a growing chorus of recession warnings. Major US indexes saw big bounces in Tuesday trading, reversing last week’s declines, but remained deep in the red … Read more

Sound off! Trumpet is 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

Sound off! Trumpet is 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

TARRYTOWN, NY (AP) — Now this hound has something to toot his horn about. A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared US dogdom’s most coveted best in show prize. Rounding the finalists’ ring with a poised and powerful stride, … Read more