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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...

NCAA’s Emmert: ‘Our job’ to solve athlete compensation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - NCAA President Mark Emmert spoke for 20 minutes Thursday in a crowded ballroom at the Anaheim Convention Center, two huge...

Can Klobuchar build a late surge from a long distance?

STANTON, Iowa (AP) - It was the kind of event designed to play up the Midwestern sensibilities that Amy Klobuchar so often talks about...

Controversial Washington lawmaker spreads views across West

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state lawmaker whose actions surrounding an armed standoff with federal agents were dubbed “domestic terrorism” in a recent...

Hawaii eyes closing gun loopholes, bolstering mental health

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii already has some of the nation's strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a...

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S....

Federal government backs Ohio on Down syndrome abortion law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The federal government took Ohio's side Tuesday in a lawsuit over a state law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based...

So-called conversion therapy banned in conservative Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state...

Planned Parenthood endorses challenger to Sen. Susan Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Planned Parenthood on Tuesday endorsed a Democratic challenger to Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, saying Collins “turned her back”...

Planned Parenthood endorses challenger to Sen. Susan Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Planned Parenthood on Tuesday endorsed a Democratic challenger to Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, saying Collins “turned her back”...