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Opioid settlement talks broaden ahead of 1st federal trial

October 16, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Efforts to settle thousands of lawsuits related to the nation's opioid epidemic were intensifying Wednesday, just days ahead of the scheduled start of arguments in the first... more »»

Sutter Health, California settle massive antitrust case

October 16, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of California's largest hospital systems has reached an agreement to settle a massive class-action lawsuit over allegations that it abused its market power and has been... more »»

Iditarod changes tack, will meet with animal welfare leader

October 16, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as ... more »»

Mormon church opposes Utah LGBTQ 'conversion therapy' ban

October 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out Tuesday... more »»

Farmers blame Trump for biofuels rule they view as betrayal

October 16, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture commodity groups and some farmers expressed frustration and anger Wednesday with a rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency that they said fails to... more »»

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

October 16, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food... more »»

Pricey pot, few stores in Canada after 1 year of legal sales

October 16, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The weed is expensive, the selection is limited, the black market persists, and licensed stores are scarc. more »»

Challenge in opioid trial: Finding jurors in a stricken area

October 16, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — How to select a jury for a trial on the opioid crisis in an area particularly hard hit by addictions and overdoses? That's the challenge facing attorneys and a judge responsible... more »»

Census confirms drivers' records request tied to citizenship

October 16, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Officials eye explosion at California fuel site after quake

October 16, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4. more »»

Detectives across US grill serial killer, close cold cases

October 16, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims. more »»

No classes, parents scramble as Chicago teacher strike looms

October 16, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for an expected strike by Chicago teachers that prompted city officials to preemptively cancel Thursday's classes in the... more »»

Aging, thin pipe likely cause of Philadelphia refinery fire

October 16, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the initial cause of a June 21 fire and subsequent explosions that injured five people at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast,... more »»

Scientists discover big storms can create 'stormquakes'

October 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes. more »»

Earthquake probed as possible cause of California fuel fire

October 16, 2019

CROCKETT, Calif. (AP) — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4. more »»

City official: I support vandalism of Columbus statue

October 16, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A city councilor in Rhode Island says she thinks the recent vandalism to a Christopher Columbus statue is a good thing. more »»

Jury selection begins in opioid trial despite delay request

October 16, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jury selection began Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioid epidemic despite a last-minute request from lawyers to delay it because of news reports on a settlement... more »»

Jury selection set to begin in landmark federal opioid trial

October 16, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic. more »»

2 questioned in Ala. girl's abduction charged in other cases

October 16, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One minute, police said, 3-year-old Kamille McKinney was playing outside at a birthday party on a cool fall night. more »»

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

October 16, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. more »»

 
 
 

 

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