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Unsealed exhibits show pressure to sell opioid pills

Documents unsealed in a landmark lawsuit reveal internal concerns as drug companies sent out a record amount of opioids at the height of the epidemic.
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The Department of Justice announced it will open an unprecedented investigation of the tech industry.

Democrats frustrated as House investigators struggle to find major revelations about Trump

The impatience is reflected in primary challenges to two committee chairmen: Judiciary’s Jerrold Nadler and Ways and Means’ Richard E. Neal.

Britain’s next prime minister and Trump may be chums, but policy differences remain

Disagreements between London and Washington include key issues such as Iran, Russia, climate change and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Republicans demanded deep spending cuts to raise the debt limit under President Obama, but are agreeing to lift the cap now and add hundreds of billions in new spending. The move has sparked cries of hypocrisy from Democrats.
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The president was bemoaning the Mueller probe and discussing Article II of the Constitution at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington when he made the claim.
Francisco Erwin Galicia, 18, had presented his Texas birth certificate, Texas ID card and Social Security card, but Border Patrol agents believed the documents were fake, his attorney says.
In a closed-door meeting with Republican senators, the president appeared to favor negotiations, instead of imposing mandatory sanctions on Turkey for purchasing the Russian-made weapons.
President Daniel Ortega has responded to the nation's worst political unrest since the 1980s by banning protests and smothering dissent. The Catholic Church, one of the country’s last venues for protest, finds itself besieged.
It is the latest twist in a tragic and confusing story about a slain couple, a burned-out car and a yet-unidentified body, the repercussions of which span multiple continents.
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The largest bird in North America was nearly wiped out. Here’s how it fought its way back.

Scientists captured the last 22 California condors left in the world in 1982 in order to breed the giant scavengers in captivity.
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The campaign chairwoman has been with the 2020 hopeful through it all — and knows the way forward.
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