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  • PENSACOLA, Fla.— A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft. According to a Pensacola News Journal report, airline spokesman Brian Parrish said Flight 1539 from Orlando, Florida, to Houston was diverted Tuesday morning to Pensacola International Airport.

  • Follow-up on 108 patients treated with Yescarta showed that 42 percent remained in remission after a median of 15 months, and 56 percent were still alive, according to research presented in Orlando at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. "This is an extremely valuable therapy for some patients who have no other options," said Dr Frederick...

  • Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. But they don't make enough to comfortably afford insurance on their own, even though Paul Leatherwood works seven days a week. "I hate to put it like this, but it sucks," said Margaret Leatherwood, who stays at home and takes care of her grandchildren.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- No matter what version of the U.S. tax overhaul being considered by Congress becomes law, it looks like I am going to be paying more in taxes next year. Still, after I did some back of the envelope calculations based on my 2016 taxes, I came up with $4,000. For one thing, the bills passed by the Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives do not match yet on key...

  • A couple watches the sunset in La Jolla, California.

    GOBankingRates.com's best neighborhoods for retirement has many options when it comes to affordability, climate, and other factors.

  • Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Most of the top cities in America for economic opportunity are in the South, according to Yelp's recent study.

  • A for rent sign in San Diego, California.

    While the national picture of high home prices and a tight supply may look bleak, certain local markets are still lucrative options.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- As Hurricane Irma lashed Orlando, Florida, last month, Amanda Leite needed a doctor for her 4- year-old daughter, who had a fever. Teladoc Inc, the largest provider in the United States, says it sees about 5,000 patients a day, for an out-of-pocket fee of $45 or less. Leite then remembered a notice she had seen on Facebook from Nemours Children's Hospital...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Sunday's massacre in Las Vegas spurred a ritual-like response from U.S. politicians following the mass shootings that have left a trail of victims across the country: Democrats renewed demands for tougher gun laws while Republicans offered up prayers but showed no signs of supporting such legislation. "It's time for Congress to get off its...

  • Harvey slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast in the final days of Darden's fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 27, while Irma first hit the United States on Sept. 10. Harvey reduced Darden's first-quarter same-store sales by about 30 basis points and its earnings per share by 1.5 cents versus what was expected before that storm, Darden Chief Financial Officer Rick Cardenas...

  • Harvey slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast in the final days of Darden's fiscal first quarter which ended on Aug. 27. It reduced same-store sales by about 30 basis points and EPS by 1.5 cents from what was expected before the storm, Darden Chief Financial Officer Rick Cardenas said on a conference call with analysts. Orlando- based Darden, which also owns the Yard House,...

  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is Hengqin's anchor attraction.

    Hengqin is being transformed into China's newest tourism haven and is dubbed by some as the country's answer to Florida's Orlando.

  • HENGQIN, China, Sept 17- Just a stone's throw across a narrow waterway from the world's largest gambling hub Macau, a former oyster farming island is being transformed into China's newest tourism haven. The transformation of Hengqin, which is three times as large as Macau, is part of Beijing's efforts to bolster links between Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in the...

  • HENGQIN, China, Sept 17- Just a stone's throw across a narrow waterway from the world's largest gambling hub Macau, a former oyster farming island is being transformed into China's newest tourism haven. The transformation of Hengqin, which is three times as large as Macau, is part of Beijing's efforts to bolster links between Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in the...

  • The demand for lumber, generators, cleaning supplies and appliances for households and home improvement retailers such as Lowe's and Home Depot in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas as a result of damages from Hurricane Irma will fill trailers and containers not already claimed by shipments for the holiday shopping season. This magnified it, "XPO...

  • Sept 14- Major trucking and logistics firms like XPO Logisitcs Inc, Daseke Inc and United Parcel Service Inc said capacity will shrink due to a rush of construction and repair shipments to big-box retailers and households across the storm-crippled U.S. The demand for lumber, generators, cleaning supplies and appliances for households and home improvement...

  • Power companies race to restore power to Florida customers

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on efforts to restore power in the Sunshine State after Hurricane Irma.

  • FEMA: 25% of homes in Keys destroyed by Irma

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on the major damage to homes and businesses in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

  • More than 3.5 million still without power after Irma

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports power companies from across the U.S. are racing to get power back in Florida.

  • The No. 3 U.S. railroad said customers should still expect delays for traffic moving into and out of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina due to power outages linked to Hurricane Irma. CSX said it expects to resume rail service to Tampa on Wednesday night, while its route from Jacksonville to Orlando was still being evaluated with no timetable for...