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Why drug names are so increasingly weird

Naming a brand drug is a lot harder than it used to be.

With thousands of drugs on the market, the No. 1 reason drug names are rejected by the Food and Drug Administration is that the agency doesn't want names to be too similar when prescriptions...

Carnival Corp. plans nine new ships

Carnival Corp. & PLC said Thursday that it has signed agreements with two European shipyards to add nine new ships companywide from 2019 to 2022.

The new vessels are expected to serve established sailing grounds in North America and Europe, as ...

'Get Hard,' 'Home' to race for first at box office

LOS ANGELES -- Prison comedy "Get Hard" and animated family film "Home" will compete for the top spot at the box office this weekend.

The Kevin Hart-Will Ferrell film "Get Hard," which is being released by Warner Bros., could pull in between $30 ...