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State and local officials are reportedly in talks with three major drug distributors on a potential $18 billion settlement of litigation that blames them for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. The potential settlement, according to the Wall Street Journal, would require McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Cardinal Health to collectively pay the $18 billion over
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, and SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon Musk, right, speak to press in front of the Crew Dragon that is being prepared for the Demo-2 mission. NASA/Aubrey Gemignani LOS ANGELES – SpaceX and Boeing are each in the final stages of developing the spacecraft needed for the U.S. to once again fly astronauts, with NASA’s
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Zedd performs onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 01, 2019 in Carson, California. Kevin Winter | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Zedd, a high-profile DJ and music producer, has been permanently banned from China for liking a tweet from “South Park’s” official account. On Friday, Zedd
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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked on the tarmac after being grounded, at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California on March 28, 2019. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Southwest Airlines‘ pilots filed a suit against Boeing on Monday, saying the aircraft manufacturer misled the airline’s labor union about the
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A man holds an electronic cigarette as he vapes. Daniel Becerril | Reuters E-cigarette vapor causes lung cancer and potentially bladder cancer in mice, damaging their DNA and leading researchers at New York University to conclude that vaping is likely “very harmful” to humans as well. “It’s foreseeable that if you smoke e-cigarettes, all kinds
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US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat of Illinois, looks as Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire arrives to testify before a hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is introducing a bill that would cap
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Liz Teich poses with products during the Jetblack Summer Shopping Cocktail Night event on May 14, 2019 in New York City. Bennett Raglin | Getty Images Walmart has received inquiries from firms interested in JetBlack, which could entail the company spinning off its text-to-order business, partnering up with outside parties or selling JetBlack entirely, Bloomberg
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Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq after drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities. AFP | Getty Images The attacks on critical oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia over the weekend will “effectively” wipe out the world’s spare oil capacity, an expert from S&P Global Platts said on Monday. Drone strikes attacked
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