The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.
Venezuela, once boosted by Hugo Chávez, suffers one of the world's worst economic crises amid a political row between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. would not tolerate "any threats, violence or intimidation" against opposition leader Juan Guaidó, but his Venezuelan counterpart railed against Western intervention.
We can begin to curb both of them if we give inmates the medical care and support programs that they need.
China said that "the Venezuelan government has maintained calmness and restraint and has spared no effort to maintain domestic peace and stability and to effectively avoid large-scale bloody conflicts."
"He then responded to this newly declared emergency by, just hours later, flying off to Florida for the weekend where he's apparently been photographed waiting at an omelette bar."
Last month, President Donald Trump's national security adviser was spotted with a notepad that said, "5,000 troops to Colombia."
A leading Russian senator said that Moscow was committed to "protecting the sovereign right of the people of Venezuela to determine their fate."
I had a chance to witness the human stories behind this crisis first-hand. The U.S., governments across South America and international donors must step up to help.
"The sooner you're gone, the better," Need to Impeach founder Tom Steyer said in a video he posted to Twitter.
In an inflammatory rally, populist Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio of Italy blamed France for the migration of Africans to Europe and demanded that the European Union impose sanctions on the country.
The secretary of state claimed the Iran hostage crisis came to an end 40 years ago—he was two years out.
Around 1 billion people currently go hungry, but about 2 billion people are overeating, The Lancet commission showed.
At issue is corrosion of the pillars of modern civilization: rule of law, respect for the truth, upholding basic societal values, and the imperative to be guided by them in policy decisions.
The vice president warned that the number of people seeking to cross the U.S.-Mexico border will increase in the spring.
"They take the remains out to the ground. A skull is worth something, each finger is worth something, a hand is worth something else."
Though 85 percent of U.N. members are in favor, the U.S. remains opposed to the accord to ensure humane migration.
The following special report was published by Newsweek in 1990, following a statement from then-President George H.W. Bush about America's strategy in the embroiled Persian Gulf. He told the American public, "This will not be another Vietnam." On November 30, 2018, the former president died at 94 years old.
As the U.S. seeks to rearrange troops to confront Russia and China abroad, the two powers are growing their presence in Africa.
En entrevista con Newsweek, Saleh describe su suplicio en prisión, lo que debe hacer la administración de Donald Trump para ayudar a Venezuela y por qué el mundo no debe ignorar una de las peores crisis humanitarias del mundo.
Critics of the president said the move "is illegal and goes against the constitution," while supporters said it's what the people want.
"Protecting Mueller and his investigation is paramount," the Senate minority leader said.