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FILE - This July 18, 2014, file photo shows AbbVie's signature drug Humira, in Houston. California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe Humira, one of the world's biggest selling drugs. The suit filed on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, says the kickbacks led doctors to write unneeded prescriptions for Humira despite its potentially deadly side effects. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe HumiraCalifornia has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's biggest selling drugs
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Dr. Fatta Nahab, a neurologist who directs the Functional Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders Lab at the University of California San Diego Health's Movement Disorder Center, sits at his desk Monday, Sept 17, 2018, in San Diego. Nahab spent years going through regulatory hoops to get approval to import marijuana from Canada, to study whether cannabis can help treat essential tremor, a shaking condition affecting millions of people. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California studyCongress is considering whether to increase the amount of marijuana grown in the U.S. for research. But in the meantime, scientists at the University of California San Diego have received rare federal permissions to import the drug.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A man tries to get his dog out of a flooded neighborhood in Lumberton, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who need helpCharities are using Facebook mapping tool to help evacuees in disasters such as Hurricane Florence
The Associated Press4 hours ago
From left, Pussy Riot member Nadesha Tolokonnikova, Verzilov's girlfriend Veronica Nikulshina and Verzilov's mother Elena Verzilova, address the media during a press conference on the state of health of the member of the Russian Punk band Pussy Riot, Pyotr Verzilov, in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
German doctors: Pussy Riot poisoning 'highly plausible'German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot say that claims he has been poisoned are "highly plausible."
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
White House sets 'new direction' in biodefense strategyThe Trump administration says it is taking a more comprehensive approach to preparing the nation for biological attacks and infectious disease outbreaks
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Dianna Wood, left, embraces her husband Lynn, as they look out over their flooded property as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Linden, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. "I'm still hopeful," said Lynn about his home which currently has water up to the front step. "In another foot, I'll be heartbroken," he added. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Florence's water, not winds, will be the long-term problemLike Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, most of Hurricane Florence's damage will not be from the wind but the water
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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