Drug companies repeatedly wrestled with suspicious orders and large shipments, documents show.
In 2008, a congressional panel summoned executives of the nation’s largest drug distribution companies to explain why they were saturating the country with opioid pills. Here's what they said.
Court filings unsealed in a landmark case contend the drug industry failed to control the diversion of opioids into the black market.
Analysis of previously undisclosed DEA data reveals corresponding spikes in deaths and pill shipments at the height of the epidemic.
Six companies distributed and three companies manufactured the bulk of the pills that saturated the nation with opioids from 2006 to 2012.
Though no one questions the bravery of the Army Rangers who scaled Pointe du Hoc, the discovery of a massive German artillery installation three miles away threatens to alter the narrative.
The president has called tackling the opioid epidemic a priority, but fentanyl overdose deaths continue to soar as federal resources fail to keep pace.
Justice Department alleges that health professionals, mostly in Appalachia, illegally dispensed 32 million pills.
Despite mounting deaths and warnings, the administration did not take extraordinary measures to confront an extraordinary crisis, experts say.
Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) was under fire in the wake of revelations in a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” investigation that the lawmaker helped steer legislation in Congress making it harder for the DEA to act against giant drug companies.