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In a detailed memorandum, Attorney General Maura Healey alleges eight Sackler family members and nine Purdue board members or executives played key roles in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
Jan. 16, 2019
The caravan, which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants, began its journey from Honduras on Monday. The migrants have already become symbols in the ongoing battle over border security.
Jan. 16, 2019
A novel housing program in California links people who have served long-term prison sentences with those willing to rent space in their homes.
Jan. 16, 2019
Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.
Jan. 16, 2019
As the partial government shutdown continues, some federal workers and contractors are looking for temporary jobs to earn income.
Jan. 16, 2019
The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to gag," says one.
Jan. 16, 2019
The hikes, which will affect all U.S. viewers, come as Netflix faces an increasingly competitive field of video streaming services.
Jan. 15, 2019
About 400,000 federal workers are called "excepted" and are required to work without pay. They sued for an injunction that would end that requirement, but the judge said no.
Jan. 15, 2019
Micheail Ward did not receive a life sentence as Hadiya's mother had asked the court but he is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of the 15-year-old girl.
Jan. 15, 2019
The union for the IRS workers criticized the Trump administration for forcing them to work "in exchange only for an IOU." Employees have been promised back pay when funding is approved.
Jan. 15, 2019
Government workers, including TSA agents, missed their first paycheck of the year last Friday, as a result of the country's longest partial government shutdown.
Jan. 15, 2019
Alfred Newman served from 1943 to 1945, transmitting codes in his native tongue which prevented the Japanese from gleaning U.S. intelligence during World War II.
Jan. 15, 2019
Gillibrand joins a growing field of Democratic candidates, telling TV host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that she is launching an exploratory committee and explaining why she has decided to run.
Jan. 15, 2019
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his crackdown on stolen fuel is working, but long waits in several states persist, distribution bottlenecks continue and new acts of gas theft are reported.
Jan. 15, 2019
The special counsel's office wants a judge to consider Paul Manafort's plea agreement void after what the government calls false statements. Manafort argues he didn't breach his deal.
Jan. 15, 2019

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