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Drug companies repeatedly wrestled with suspicious orders and large shipments, documents show.

  • Jul 23, 2019

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.

  • Jul 20, 2019

Court filings unsealed in a landmark case contend the drug industry failed to control the diversion of opioids into the black market.

  • Jul 19, 2019

Analysis of previously undisclosed DEA data reveals corresponding spikes in deaths and pill shipments at the height of the epidemic.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Six companies distributed and three companies manufactured the bulk of the pills that saturated the nation with opioids from 2006 to 2012.

  • Jul 16, 2019

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.

  • Jun 2, 2019

The president has called tackling the opioid epidemic a priority, but fentanyl overdose deaths continue to soar as federal resources fail to keep pace.

  • May 21, 2019

Justice Department alleges that health professionals, mostly in Appalachia, illegally dispensed 32 million pills.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Despite mounting deaths and warnings, the administration did not take extraordinary measures to confront an extraordinary crisis, experts say.

  • Mar 13, 2019

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.

  • Oct 17, 2017
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