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Four major drug manufacturers agreed to a last-minute settlement over their role in the opioid epidemic before a nine-week trial was set to begin Monday.
Apple is facing blowback for deleting an app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
The Trump administration is challenging a federal appeals court ruling that blocked the deportation of a man from Sri Lanka.
The White House acting chief of staff’s comments seemed to undermine the core arguments that Trump and his advisers have made against the effort to oust him from office.
Separately, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee confirmed it will question Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg at an Oct. 29 hearing.
Twitter users compared the photos to scenes from "Shrek," "Narnia, "Game of Thrones" and even an Old Spice commercial.
The Los Angeles Lakers forward chastised the Houston Rockets general manager and his comments supporting pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters.
Some American farmers are not ready to vote for President Donald Trump in 2020 even after he said he was settling his trade war with China,
The Lakers forward shared his thoughts on the Houston Rockets general manager's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.
Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.
As many as 36 people are dead from the storm, which caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.
The 2020 Democrat's comments at a UFCW forum came hours after his son Hunter Biden resigned from the board of a Chinese-backed firm.
"Foreign countries should stay out of American elections," the Republican senator said.
His attorney says Hunter Biden pledges to avoid conflicts of interest should his father be elected president.
This summer, three things happened that forced me to finally face our grave reality.
Relief agencies have estimated that up to 400,000 civilians in the conflict zone may require aid and protection.
A major rescue operation is underway in parts of central and northern Japan following the typhoon's landfall near Tokyo on Saturday.
Winds ripped through buildings and tipped cars, killing at least one person.