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LA County gets green light to sue opioid manufacturers for alleged false advertising

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LA County has been given the green light to sue opioid manufacturers for deceptive business practices it claims boosted sales at the expense of creating a public health crisis.
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Graphic new ads drive home the desperation fueling the opioid crisis

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The Truth Initiative says its jarring ads will tackle the opioid crisis the way it targeted big tobacco.
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Andy Barr's Failing Record on Opioids

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No matter what he says or tries to take credit for, Rep. Andy Barr has failed Central Kentucky when it comes to tackling the opioid crisis.
Barr's vote for the House health care repeal bill last year destroyed any credibility he has to claim that he is prioritizing the best interests of Kentuckians fighting addiction.
Here are some headlines that Barr ignored while continuing to pursue his reckless, partisan health care agenda...
KY Policy Blog : House Health Repeal Plan Would Worsen Kentucky's Drug Problems
Lexington Herald-Leader : Obamacare repeal would gut opioid treatment gains in...
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Opioid Crisis: Kentucky Attorney General Sues Walgreens for 'Fueling the Opioid Epidemic'

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The attorney general says the pharmacy chain failed to monitor how many opioid prescriptions it filled.
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'It's heartbreaking': Northern California firefighter loses home in wildfire

'It's heartbreaking': Northern California firefighter loses home in wildfire

Firefighter Jason Hawkins lost his home in Paradise, California, to the Camp Fire. Read more ...

US intel finds Saudi crown prince ordered killing of Washington Post...

US intel finds Saudi crown prince ordered killing of Washington Post columnist, official says

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Read more ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ending challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. Read more ...

Wolves Beat Blazers For 3rd Straight Win Since Butler Trade

Wolves Beat Blazers For 3rd Straight Win Since Butler Trade

MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers... Read more ...

Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

In the first legal battle between Trump and the news media, a federal judge sided with CNN and ordered the White House to immediately restore Jim Acosta's press pass. Read more ...

Judge orders White House immediately restore CNN reporter's press pass

Judge orders White House immediately restore CNN reporter's press pass

The ruling was an initial victory for CNN in its lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several top White House aides. Read more ...

Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine

Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine

The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters. Read more ...

Maryland defeats Hofstra 80-69 behind Fernando's 17 points

Maryland defeats Hofstra 80-69 behind Fernando's 17 points

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Bruno Fernando came off the bench to deliver 17 points and seven rebounds as part of a balanced offense as Maryland defeated Hofstra... Read more ...

These fun Christmas games are here to make this the best holiday season ever

These fun Christmas games are here to make this the best holiday season ever

Who's ready for some festive competition?! Read more ...