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Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor drugmaker

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor and U.S agriculture secretary, will oversee Purdue Pharma’s marketing efforts to ensure the...

Coast Guard officer sentenced on firearms, drug charges

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Coast Guard lieutenant accused by prosecutors of being a domestic terrorist intent on committing politically motivated killings inspired by...

Coast Guard officer-terror suspect sentenced for guns, drugs

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Coast Guard lieutenant accused by prosecutors of being a domestic terrorist intent on committing politically motivated killings inspired by...

Coast Guard officer sentenced on firearms, drug charges

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Coast Guard lieutenant accused by prosecutors of being a domestic terrorist intent on committing politically motivated killings inspired by...

Letter with apparent fentanyl sickens 11 at Dannemora prison

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) - Employees at a maximum security New York prison fell ill Friday after a letter was opened that contained a substance...

Letter with apparent fentanyl sickens 11 at Dannemora prison

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) - Employees at a maximum security New York prison fell ill Friday after a letter was opened that contained a substance...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $344M in pelvic mesh case

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego judge on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay nearly $344 million in penalties for deceptively marketing...

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from...

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid

BOSTON (AP) - The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a bribery...

Billionaire’s cash helps Zimbabwe’s doctors back from strike

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions...