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  • Associated Press

    Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

    CLEVELAND (October 18, 2019) -- Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation’s opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.

  • Associated Press

    Sage grouse more important than energy development?

    BILLINGS, Mont. (October 17, 2019) — A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to harm the sage grouse.

  • Associated Press

    South Dakota man charged in death of unborn baby

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (October 17, 2019) — A South Dakota man has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after police say he negligently shot his pregnant wife, leading to the loss of their unborn child.

  • Associated Press

    Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

    OPELIKA, Ala. (October 17, 2019) — The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of improperly prescribed birth control medication has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit.

  • Associated Press

    Opioid settlement talks broaden ahead of 1st federal trial

    CLEVELAND (October 16, 2019) — Efforts to settle thousands of lawsuits related to the nation’s opioid epidemic intensified Wednesday ahead of the scheduled start of arguments in the first federal trial over the crisis.

  • Associated Press

    Prosecutors seek life for New Mexico man who killed family

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (October 15, 2019) — A New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 apologized to the rest of his family Tuesday as he asked a judge for an opportunity at rehabilitation and redemption.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court lets US stop work on $8B SC nuclear fuel plant

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 15, 2019) — The U.S. Supreme Court has shut down South Carolina's attempt to complete a nuclear fuel facility.

  • Associated Press

    Fort Worth officer released on bond after murder charge

    FORT WORTH, Texas (October 15, 2019) — A white former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder after shooting a black woman through a window of her home has been released on bond, and the department told a grieving community that investigators would ensure "no stone is left unturned" in the search for answers.

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