1,600 attend funeral for Detroit officer hit by speeding SUV

More than 1,600 people have attended the funeral for a Detroit police officer who died after being struck by a speeding SUV
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15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

Fifteen states are siding with Nevada as it fights drug companies battling the use of their products in an inmate's execution
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1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations

Medical marijuana patients insist they were better off before recreational use became legal in Nevada last July, and tourists still have no place to smoke it legally, but otherwise the state's first year of adult-use pot sales has exceeded expectations
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2 charged after fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Tennessee

Police say two women have been charged after a teenage boy was fatally shot in Tennessee
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4 honored for genetic research and developing anesthetic

Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia."
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5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot

Witnesses watched in horror as a small plane banked low in sunny skies over a Southern California shopping center and then suddenly nosedived, crashing into a parking lot and killing all five people on board
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64-year-old woman arrested in deadly drive-by shooting

A 64-year-old Mississippi woman is in custody after she allegedly fired a gun into a car, killing the driver
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Ackley farmer keeps animals on the move to protect the land

Brian Wosepka has worked out a method of raising livestock in a microbial balanced environment by keeping his animals on the move to protect the land
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Air Force secretary on hand to commemorate drone flight

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson was in North Dakota to commemorate the launch of the first large drone to fly beyond sight of the pilot and without using a manned airplane to observe the plane
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Alaska editorials

Alaska editorials
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Another New Mexico county files lawsuit over opioid crisis

An eastern New Mexico county is the latest to sue over the opioid crisis
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Appalachian region looks to Asia to revive economic hopes

A slice of Appalachia along the Ohio River still struggling with the loss of manufacturing jobs from decades ago is looking to Asia to revive the region's fortunes
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Appeals court won't rehear Maryland price-gouging law case

A federal appeals court has turned down Attorney General Brian Frosh's request for a re-hearing in a lawsuit over Maryland's first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging
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Appliance may have started NY fire that killed 3 children

State police say a central New York fire that killed three young children may have been started by an electrical appliance in the home's laundry room; their memorial service will be held Wednesday evening.
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Arkansas prison board delays execution-drug proposal

Arkansas prisons board officials are holding off from endorsing staff-proposed legislation that would help conceal the identities of makers of the state's execution drugs
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Arkansas to outsource evaluation of medical pot applications

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana commission has voted to outsource scoring of dispensary applicants to an outside consultant after a lengthy and legally-challenged scoring process for cultivation licenses
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Artist designs 'whale lanterns' as intersection of interests

An art studio off Pine Street in Burlington is filled with whales
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BlueCross of Tennessee will stop covering OxyContin in 2019

Tennessee's largest health insurer will stop covering OxyContin prescriptions by year's end as part of several measures to combat opioid addiction
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Boy, 12, dies after hitting boat while tubing on lake

Authorities say a 12-year-old central New York boy has died in a boating accident on an Adirondack lake
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California lawmaker sued for blocking critics' Twitter feeds

Two California residents are suing a state senator for blocking them from his social media accounts.
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California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's biggest selling drugs
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Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

A Canadian company has become the first marijuana business to complete an initial public stock offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide
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Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

Congress is considering whether to increase the amount of marijuana grown in the U.S. for research. But in the meantime, scientists at the University of California San Diego have received rare federal permissions to import the drug.
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Cancer doctor resigns over failure to disclose pharma ties

A leading cancer doctor has resigned from New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center over his reported failure to disclose millions of dollars in payments from pharmaceutical companies
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Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them
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Chronic pain patients says they're 'treated like criminals'

Other side of the epidemic: Chronic pain patients says they're 'treated like criminals'
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Citizen group monitors for possible environmental violations

A volunteer-driven citizen group is working to document potential environmental violations
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Co-workers among 5 killed in Southern California plane crash

Witnesses watched in horror as a small plane banked low in sunny skies over a Southern California shopping center and then suddenly nosedived, crashing into a parking lot and killing all five people on board
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Coast Guard offering reward for info on buoy bell thieves

Coast Guard offering cash reward for information about brass gongs and bells that were stolen from 10 buoys off Maine's coast
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Congresswoman says home state shouldn't be heroin capital

Congresswoman and gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham is promising to change New Mexico's reputation as the heroin capital of the nation
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Correction: Teva-US-HQ Move story

Correction: Teva-US-HQ Move story
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Correction: US-China Tariffs story

Correction: US-China Tariffs story
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Dan Eastland is making custom knives in his Greenville shop

Dan Eastland is making custom knives in his shop right here in Greenville
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Defendants in billboard suit seeking $200,000 in court fees

A southern Indiana town and other defendants in a lawsuit that challenged plans for billboards near a new Ohio River bridge are seeking more than $200,000 in court fees from the plaintiffs
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Delivering the suplexes, storylines of Memphis wrestling

A Best Buy phone salesman walked through a side entrance at the Rec Room after clocking out from his Friday work shift
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Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.
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Drone flight from Grand Forks lands successfully in England

Officials say the first trans-Atlantic flight by a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft has successfully landed in England
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Drug companies withdraw from Nebraska execution drug lawsuit

Two pharmaceutical manufacturers have dropped a lawsuit that sought to prevent Nebraska from using their drugs in a lethal injection
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Drugmaker seeks to block Nebraska from using execution drugs

A pharmaceutical company has filed a lawsuit to try to prevent Nebraska from using lethal injection drugs next week in what would be the state's first execution since 1997
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Drugmakers object to use of products in Nebraska execution

Two more pharmaceutical companies are objecting to Nebraska's use of lethal injection drugs that may have come from them
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Ducey requires additional disclosure of pharmacy committee

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is adding new financial disclosure rules for a state pharmaceutical committee after it was revealed a member took hundreds of thousands of dollars from drug companies
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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts of recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
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Editorials from around New York

Editorials from around New York
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Editorials from around Oregon

Editorials from around Oregon
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
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Edwards attending national governors' meeting in New Mexico

Louisiana's governor is spending the weekend in New Mexico to meet with the nation's other governors
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Emma Stone, Jonah Hill star in new 'fever dream' comedy

Jonah Hill and Emma Stone are starring in a new TV series that tackles sensitive issues of mental illness and the pharmaceutical industry
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EPA emails: Monsanto guided agency's herbicide label changes

Documents from a federal lawsuit show that as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepared to make label changes for the herbicide dicamba after it caused widespread crop damage, the agency depended on the herbicide's maker for guidance
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Exec pushes back against drug hike 'moral requirement' quote

The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending himself after a financial publication reported that he said he had a "moral requirement" to raise the price of a 65-year-old antibiotic by 400 percent
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Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

A Nevada judge has effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death
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