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Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

By Mark Gillespie and Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 17
With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.

Embattled Argentine Farmers Eye Presidential Vote with Fear

Embattled Argentine Farmers Eye Presidential Vote with Fear

By Luis Andres Henao | Oct 17
Juan Rossi walks between rows of green wheat at his farm in one of Argentina's most fertile agricultural regions, worrying about the future of the farming sector that is the main economic engine of this country.

UK, EU Reach Outline Brexit Deal; Still Needs Ratification

UK, EU Reach Outline Brexit Deal; Still Needs Ratification

By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless | Oct 17
Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations — though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments.

AP Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

AP Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Oct 16
A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.

Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve

Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve

By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless | Oct 16
European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursday's crucial EU summit.

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

By Mark Gillispie and Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 16
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic.

Biden, Warren, Sanders Face Scrutiny at Democratic Debate

Biden, Warren, Sanders Face Scrutiny at Democratic Debate

By Steve Peoples | Oct 15
A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. The three front runners face the most intense spotlight.

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

By Lauran Neergaard and Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

California Adopts Broadest U.S. Rules for Seizing Guns

California Adopts Broadest U.S. Rules for Seizing Guns

By Don Thompson and Kathleen Ronayne | Oct 15
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make the state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders against other people.

German Security Services Want More Powers to Fight Extremism

German Security Services Want More Powers to Fight Extremism

By Frank Jordans | Oct 15
Germany's security services said Tuesday they're seeking greater powers to fight the kind of far-right extremism behind last week's synagogue attack, including requiring internet companies to report illegal hate speech to police.

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