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FILE PHOTO -- Cobs of corn are held at a corn field in in La Paloma city, Canindeyu, about 348km (216 miles) northeast of Asuncion August 7, 2012. Corn export is second only to soybean export in Paraguay. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno/File Photo

Exclusive: Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for U.S. farm sector

By P.J. Huffstutter and Michael Hirtzer

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. (More…)

Special Report: Thousands face lead hazards as Trump eyes budget cuts

By M.B. Pell, Joshua Schneyer and Andy Sullivan

BUFFALO, New York (Reuters) – Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house (More…)

Cyber attack hits 1,200 InterContinental hotels in United States

By Alastair Sharp

TORONTO (Reuters) – Global hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group Plc <IHG.L> said 1,200 of its franchised hotels (More…)

Colombia landslide kills at least 17 as rains lash Andes

BOGOTA (Reuters) – At least 17 people were killed and seven are missing after a landslide sent mud and rocks (More…)

Beijing cyber regulators to summon Apple over live streaming: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – Internet regulators in China’s capital plan to summon Apple Inc <APPL.O> to urge the American firm to (More…)

Insight: Ballooning bills – More U.S. hospitals pushing patients to pay before care

By Jilian Mincer

(Reuters) – Last year, the Henry County Health Center in Iowa started providing patients with a cost (More…)

Doctor tells U.S. court drug not suitable for Arkansas executions

By Steve Barnes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – A surgeon told a federal court in Arkansas on Wednesday that a (More…)

German military can use ‘offensive measures’ against cyber attacks: minister

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German military has the authority to respond with “offensive measures” if its computer networks are attacked, (More…)

U.S. Southeast, Midwest face threat of severe storms, potential tornadoes

(Reuters) – A dangerous weather system packing severe thunderstorms was expected to roll through the U.S. Southeast and parts of (More…)

UK and Swedish watchdogs warn of international cyber attack

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A large-scale cyber attack from a group targeting organizations in Japan, the United States, Sweden and many (More…)