(Reuters) – Utah’s attorney general on Thursday sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to hold it responsible for its role in the opioid epidemic after he said talks to reach a settlement between various states and the drugmaker stopped being productive.
LONDON (Reuters) – Shortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting growing numbers of patients at risk and fuelling the evolution of “superbugs” that do not respond to modern medicines, according to a new report on Thursday.
The “New York Post” received backlash for mocking Kim Kardashian West's meeting with Trump in Thursday's newspaper cover, with some calling it “sexist” and “pathetic.”
While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were billed primarily as diplomatic missions, the face-to-face encounters have also served as valuable intelligence gathering opportunities that are helping shape US officials’ understanding of the reclusive dictator and guide ongoing talks between the two countries.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded tens of millions of dollars worth of biofuels blending credits for this year to refiners HollyFrontier and Sinclair Oil after they argued the agency had wrongly denied them waivers from the country’s biofuels law as far back as 2014, according to two sources and public filings.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – U.S. election officials responsible for managing more than a dozen close races this November share a fear: Outdated voting machines in their districts could undermine confidence in election results that will determine which party controls the U.S. Congress.
Jasmine Glenn’s friends remember late-night phone calls from her, sobbing and saying she was ready to kill herself, knife in hand.
ROCKPORT, Texas (Reuters) – Destroyed houses still dot Zachary Dearing’s neighborhood in the Texas coastal city of Rockport, a reminder of last year’s devastation from Hurricane Harvey and a warning about what could lie ahead for such communities in the new hurricane season.
For some, being transgender is an identity. For others, it’s a label. At its core, it’s the state of knowing that your gender is different from the one you were assigned at birth.
… the full, nearly 12,000-member Legislature.