In nearly a dozen cases reviewed by Newsweek, drug firms that flooded the U.S. with deadly painkillers over the years have clauses in their settlements that absolve them from saying they did anything wrong.
Restrictions on prescription opioid prescriptions seem to be sending users toward more dangerous, illicitly made drugs.
"We know that many individuals are going to be detoxing while they're in our custody, and we know that people are highly susceptible to overdose upon release," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told the Houston Chronicle.
Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay less than 0.014 percent of its annual revenue as of 2018 over a 10 year period and will produce free drugs at just a slice of their operating cost.
"Of course states need to be compensated. But the concern is that very little money actually filters down to those who have been most deeply affected," Kate Nicholson, civil rights attorney and patient advocate, told Newsweek in an interview.
As people are calling on Facebook to do more to stop the spread of misinformation ahead of the 2020 election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on his refusal to "police" the company's broad interpretation of political speech.
A New Yorker cartoon by Joe Dator reimagines Trump's October 9 missive to the Turkish president as if he were writing to Santa Claus.
The system is moving toward the northeast at 21 mph and could reach North Carolina by next week.
The president will speak at his re-election campaign's third rally in a week.
As of 2017, more than 80 percent of U.S. marijuana business owners and founders were white. Local governments are doing their part to try and change that.
"All they had to do was come and make sure that they were OK," James Smith told the Star-Telegram. He placed a non-emergency call to Fort Worth police officers to check on Jefferson, whose doors were left ajar late Saturday night.
More than four out of five doctors are reluctant to take on patients using prescribed opioids, according to a survey of 500 physicians conducted by Quest Diagnostics and the Center on Addiction.
Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate Kate Nicholson said she was "thrilled" to see Democratic primary candidates talk about the opioid epidemic Tuesday night. "It matters because we do have a crisis," she said.
"We're focusing really heavily on restricting access to prescription opioids, but that's because it's what we're comfortable doing," Travis Rieder said. "There's not actually any evidence that these cuts save lives."
After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it's not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions.
The DEA proposed reducing the manufacturing of prescription opioids for the fourth year in a row, but chronic pain patients are begging the agency to reconsider.
The story of a Sesame Street character's struggle with her mother's substance abuse is not age-appropriate, the Fox News contributor said.
Newsweek spoke to political scientists, authors, commentators and climate scientists to find out.
One of the biggest of the year, the PG&E outages in Northern California serve as a reminder that blackouts are becoming a routine aspect of millions of Americans' lives.
"Ah, the Soviet Union had trials with anonymous, unnamed witnesses. Welcome to McCarthy II," Giuliani said. "Even Salem witch trials didn't use anonymous testimony," he tweeted earlier in the thread.
"The president has shown on a range of foreign policy efforts that he thinks of these things primarily in terms of optics and political calculus back home," Hoffman said. "The difference in this case is the Turks really are going to go in."
"I'm not a 'sports' type guy but I will definitely be going to @Dicks," Jeff Rodenkirch wrote.
"Donald Trump is not a Commander-in-Chief. He makes impulsive decisions with no knowledge or deliberation," McGurk said on Twitter.
"I briefly got the hand today," said NBC reporter Kelly O'Donnell.
Ingraham was likely thinking of another lawyer on the whistleblower's team, Andrew Bakaj, who worked for Schumer and Clinton—as an intern nearly 20 years ago.
The GoFundMe page said homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt gave Katelyn McClure his last $20, when her car suddenly ran out of gas on the highway.
Before Pelosi had a chance to respond, Twitter had more than a few suggestions for the speaker of the House.
"Whether or not it's snowstorms, ice storms or mixed events, I do feel this is going to be an active year for the Northeast," AccuWeather forecaster Paul Pastelok said in a report.