With billions of dollars at stake, the focus has been on a massive federal case against drug companies in Ohio. But Oklahoma will probably go first.
The House Judiciary Committee debated a measure Wednesday that would require background checks for all gun sales nationwide.
The Texas butterfly sanctuary is asking a federal judge to prohibit the Trump administration from taking action on the organization’s land in Mission, Tex.
Prosecutors have described Guzman as the kingpin atop a violent enterprise that spanned borders.
The city wanted to monitor users to help prevent opioid-related deaths, but the federal government said such facilities encourage illegal drug use.
A Catholic Diocese argues that building a wall on its land would violate its religious beliefs, but the judge said the federal effort to assess possible construction sites on private land can move forward.
The Massachusetts Attorney General has sued the owners of Purdue Pharma, alleging a direct connection between company’s tactics and the opioid crisis.
Prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for one of the world’s most notorious drug lords.
Unpaid for more than a month, some federal workers are struggling to make ends meet. Paychecks aren’t expected to land until the end of the week.
Tropical depression Florence continued its march through the Carolinas, dumping torrential and historic amounts of rain.