U.S. will not work with Russia in Syria

ROME - The U.S. ruled out military cooperation with Russia in Syria's war, accusing Moscow of pursuing a "tragically flawed" strategy.

S&P 500 reaches three-week high as health stocks rally 4:36pm EDT

- U.S. stocks ended stronger after a volatile session on Wednesday, led by a rebound in biotechnology companies that pushed the S&P 500 to its highest level in three weeks. | Video

Afghan guards stand at the gate of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital after an air strike in the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Obama apologizes to MSF after bombing

GENEVA/NEW YORK - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) demanded an independent international commission to investigate the deadly U.S. bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, while President Barack Obama apologized to the medical charity.  Full Article | Video 

A car that was stranded is submerged in floodwaters along Lee's Landing Circle in Conway, South Carolina October 7, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

At least 17 dead in South Carolina flooding

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Flooding from historic rain in South Carolina took two more lives, as the threat of further inundation from swollen rivers and vulnerable dams put already ravaged communities on edge.  Full Article | Video 

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (L) speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York, September 9, 2015, and Nigel Eccles (R), CEO & Co-founder of FanDuel speaks during an interview in New York, September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar and Brendan McDermid

Fantasy sports sites tested by scrutiny

Everything seemed to be going great for DraftKings and FanDuel, the rapidly growing companies that hold the lion's share of the daily fantasy sports market. But fresh controversy over the use of insider information has attracted the attention of lawmakers.  Full Article 

Paul Modrich, a researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, poses in his lab at the Naneline Duke Building in Durham, North Carolina March 11, 2008 in a photo provided by Duke University. REUTERS/Megan Morr/Duke University/Handout via Reuters

DNA researchers win Nobel Prize for chemistry

STOCKHOLM/LONDON - Three scientists from Sweden, the United States and Turkey won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for working out how cells repair damaged DNA, providing new ammunition in the war on cancer.  Full Article | Video 

Jerusalem street fights


New street violence has surged in recent weeks between Palestinian protesters and Israeli officers at the al Aqsa mosque next to the Western Wall.  Slideshow | Full Article 

Cyber sick: Can your medical device catch a virus?

Is your doctor the only one watching the signals your pacemaker is sending out? Reuters technology correspondent Jim Finkle explores threats in the world of connected medical devices.

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