The Opioid Files

‘Ship, ship, ship’: Drug firms’ emails show indifference to crisis

A court filing unsealed in a landmark case contends the drug industry failed to control the diversion of opioids into the black market.
(Source: U.S. District Court)
(Source: U.S. District Court)
Mingo County, W. Va.
38,269,630 pain pills supplied from 2006-2012
203 pills per person

For ‘client’ Jeffrey Epstein, an unlocked cell in a Florida jail

Documents shed new light on the apparent deference granted to the financier while in the custody of Palm Beach County.
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Trump tells aides to look for big spending cuts if he wins a second term

President Trump’s mixed messaging on the debt is seeding confusion about his budget priorities for the short term and the long term.

Trump asserts no one should criticize the U.S. as he attacks Democrats

President Trump returned to criticizing four minority lawmakers and praised as "incredible patriots" the rally crowd who chanted "Send her back!"
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Iran’s seizure of the ship is the most serious in a string of recent incidents in the Persian Gulf region and suggests Iran is prepared to go to new lengths in its quest to resist harsh new sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
The culture that put men on the moon 50 years ago was intense, fun, family-unfriendly, and mostly white and male.
A lower court will take another look at the case over whether the president’s private business violates the Constitution’s ban on gifts or payments from foreign governments.
The sports network’s pitfalls of the moment are familiar to any corporation that has had to navigate the Trump era.
The senator expressed frustration that the details of a tense dispute between his campaign staffers, who are unionized, and upper management became public.
The firings of two professors at Emory University underscores the roiling debate over how to preserve the culture of free academic exchange while preventing China and other nations from abusing that trust.
An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week.
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