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Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid caseOne of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Before you scoot off: know your riskWhat to know about your liability before you ride an electric scooter
The Associated Press14 hours ago
You Know About Antibiotics and Meat. How About Oranges?We hear a lot about antibiotics used to produce our meat. Oranges, not so much. But that's the reality, reports Andrew Jacobs for the New York Times . It's all due to citrus greening disease, which is caused by a bacteria that is spread to orange and grapefruit trees by way...
Newser16 hours ago
Doctors Began to Let Him Die. Then, the 'Stunning Twist'On Monday doctors cut the nutrition and hydration that has been keeping Vincent Lambert alive, in what appeared to be the final chapter in an 11-year medical saga . It wasn't: His life support was resumed 12 hours later, reports Reuters , following a Monday night court order from the Paris Court...
Newser1 day ago
Got Baking Plans? Check You're Not Using Recalled FlourAn E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has a product sold at Aldi now on recall notice. USA Today reports on the CDC's Friday recall announcement , which notes the illnesses tied to Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour took place between Dec. 11 and April 18....
Newser1 day ago
Pope Francis arrives for an audience with participants of a pilgrimage of the Italian-Albanian diocese of Lungro, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to "hiring a hitman"Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term
The Associated Press1 day ago
Judge Rules on State's Abortion Law: 'Here We Go Again'"Here we go again." Those were the words of Judge Carlton Reeves as he handed down a new ruling on Mississippi's "heartbeat" abortion law, and his decision didn't come down on the side of the state. The AP reports Reeves issued a ruling Friday that placed a temporary block on...
Newser1 day ago
The Cooperative Producers Inc. dry fertilizer plant near U.S. Hwy 6 and Showboat Blvd. in Hastings, Neb., burns Thursday, May 23, 2019,. Hastings Fire and Rescue responded about 11:30 p.m. and called for mutual aid from neighboring fire departments. No injuries were reported and the extent of damages to the plant weren't clear. (Will Vraspir/The Hastings Tribune via AP)
3 injured in fire that destroyed Nebraska fertilizer plantCrews have contained a large fire at a Nebraska fertilizer plant that injured three people and destroyed the plant
The Associated Press2 days ago
President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 24, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md, and then on to Tokyo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Health tax splits California amid need for Trump's approvalCalifornia lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with first-term Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to continue a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health care benefits
The Associated Press2 days ago
President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Administration moves to revoke transgender health protectionA new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services
The Associated Press2 days ago
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