Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. The treatment is daily capsules of peanut powder that gradually …
Happy Friday, readers. In 2018, Moderna Therapeutics filed for a titanic IPO (at that point, the largest biotech public offering in history). It raised $604 million, setting the company up for an initial valuation of about $7.5 billion. But, as is the sto…
Happy Thursday, readers. Google featured a new service on its homepage todaya resource for addiction recovery, in recognition of National Recovery Month. What's striking is the multitude of voices, Google employees included, spotlighted on the Recover Tog…
To understand the scale of the public-health challenge vaping presents, consider The Vapor Shop on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The sparsely stocked store sells mostly flavored vaping products alongside regular cigarettes, snacks, bongs, and hats that pr…
The third Democratic presidential debate takes place Thursday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. E.T. Here is the latest. Trump weighs in - 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the…
California lawmakers approved a heavily debated bill that could reclassify some on-demand contractors as employees. The law will take effect in January but the companies that will be impacted the mostUber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacartsay they'll continue to …
Over the years, Fortune has spilled barrels of ink over the legendary T. Boone Pickens. The tycoon was known as much for his unencumbered tongue as his ruthless business acumen. Once described by writer Joseph Nocera in Fortune as "the most feared and famous …
Oracle said Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd will take a leave of absence for health-related reasons. Founder Larry Ellison and Safra Catz, who shares the CEO role with Hurd, will assume Hurds responsibilities during his absence. In a statement on Wednesday…
Democrats and Republicans remain stalemated over gun control measures, as a debate over how to address last months three mass shootings gets off to a sharply partisan start with no clear direction from President Donald Trump. The House Judiciary Committee me…
Good afternoon, readers. Apple had its latest product hype-fest on Tuesday. I'll point you to my colleagues who are more in tune with the tech-specific beat on the big picture announcementsbut, as readers know, some of the company's most intriguing interest…