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2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on the drug industry's accountability for...

New York pursuing Sacklers’ financial records in opioid case

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma hand over financial...

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths

NEW YORK (AP) - Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped...

Protesters rally outside court during Purdue Pharma hearing

BOSTON (AP) - Parents who lost children to fatal overdoses and other addiction recovery activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse Friday as a...

Trump administration tightens opioid prescriptions for feds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's employee health plan will tighten its rules for covering prescription opioid painkillers starting this fall, the Trump administration said...

Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement

The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any verdicts or reach...

Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement

The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any verdicts or reach...

As the nation’s opioid crisis grew, the pills got stronger

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2012, as the death toll from the nation's opioid crisis mounted, drug companies shipped out enough of the powerful and...

No obligation to the public, opioid distributor tells lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) - An executive at one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation...