Ken Ritter, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 2:33pm
A jury in Nevada was due to hear opening arguments Tuesday in former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's lawsuit against the maker of a flexible exercise band that he says slipped from his hand while he used it in January 2015, causing him to fall and suffer lasting injuries, including blindness in one eye.
The parents of a woman fatally shot by an immigrant who wasn't held for deportation proceedings cannot sue San Francisco for negligence over the death that touched off a fierce national debate, a U.S. appeals court ruled.
Sean Murphy and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 1:13pm
The maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 12:51pm
The Trump administration is coming under increasing pressure to nominate someone to lead the Pentagon, nearly three months after President Donald Trump's first secretary of defense, Jim Mattis, resigned in a policy dispute.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 12:43pm
More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural parts of the Midwest could face the risk of contamination from floodwater, posing a health concern that could linger long after the flooding subsides.
Mary Esch, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 11:53am
A county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem.