An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline filed with regulators Thursday could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but a rival compound partly developed in a Maryland kitchen could prove even more effective.
The U.S. government wants to phase out thousands of railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and ethanol within two years, as part of proposed rules to upgrade safety for trains carrying flammable fuels.
McDonald's said it will continue to use a longtime meat provider in China, except for the Shanghai facility accused of selling expired chicken and beef. The decision underscores the difficulty in finding safe food suppliers in China.
The pay-television giant British Sky Broadcasting Group faces various headwinds as it prepares to report results, but it still hopes to counter them with a deal to buy all of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.