The opioid epidemic that has so far killed half a million Americans is routinely blamed on greedy drug makers, feckless doctors and lax regulators. But there’s another group that has contributed to the depth and duration of the catastrophe: judges.
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Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says
The United States will stop Turkish forces flying and developing its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defense system, the U.S. envoy to NATO said on Tuesday.
AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 billion deal for Botox-maker Allergan
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Botox-maker Allergan Plc for about $63 billion, grabbing control of the biggest name in medical aesthetics to help reduce its reliance on blockbuster arthritis treatment Humira.
U.S. not where it needs to be on LGBT employment: Fed's Williams
The United States is "not where we need to be" on increasing employment levels of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, a top economic policymaker said on Tuesday.
Panel calls for House to hold Trump officials in contempt over Census
A U.S. House panel on Tuesday moved to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for defying lawmakers investigating whether the administration was seeking to discriminate against certain groups by adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm
Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities.
Wall St. opens flat ahead of Fed speeches
U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, as rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that U.S.-China trade talks may generate little progress kept investors on the sidelines, ahead of a handful of speeches by Federal Reserve officials later in the day.
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