Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's opioid crisis.

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter, Trump foe

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter, Trump foe

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter while Trump bashes the state ahead of 2020 elections.

Wreckage found in search for small plane near airport

Wreckage found in search for small plane near airport

Authorities say they've found wreckage during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport.

Vape pioneer peddled street drugs that sickened dozens

Vape pioneer peddled street drugs that sickened dozens

A pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens.

Tornado rips through Dallas; 1 dead in Arkansas amid storms

Tornado rips through Dallas; 1 dead in Arkansas amid storms

The National Weather Service says a possible tornado has moved through the Dallas area, causing some structural damage and downed power lines.

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park.

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

Juul Labs stops selling fruit and dessert flavors for its electronic cigarettes.

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals.

Detroit-area men who sent millions to Yemen spared prison

Detroit-area men who sent millions to Yemen spared prison

A group of Detroit-area men opened bank accounts to move millions of dollars to Yemen, but a judge says they don't deserve prison.

Leaning cranes toppled at partly collapsed New Orleans hotel

Leaning cranes toppled at partly collapsed New Orleans hotel

People in New Orleans are preparing for the city to demolish two cranes that have been leaning over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel.

First all-female spacewalking team makes history

First all-female spacewalking team makes history

The world's first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth.

Study: California's big July quakes strain major fault

Study: California's big July quakes strain major fault

Scientists say the earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on a major nearby fault that has begun to slowly move.

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

Operations temporarily halted at a busy North Carolina airport after it lost radar contact with an approaching small plane, launching a search by fire and rescue units.

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

A Jewish civil rights group says at least 12 white supremacists have been arrested for plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago.

Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

As U.S. outbreak of U.S. vaping-related illnesses grows, a shrinking percentage of patients vaped only nicotine.

Jury recommends death penalty for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

Jury recommends death penalty for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

A Los Angeles jury has recommended the death sentence for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer.".

3 US soldiers killed in crash at Fort Stewart in Georgia

3 US soldiers killed in crash at Fort Stewart in Georgia

U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in was involved in an accident during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

National Weather Service's forecast sees a slight chance of a warmer winter for most of US.

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

Vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen.

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

Opposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups as teachers in the nation's third largest school district went on strike this week.

Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officer

Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officer

A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer that had been scheduled for Saturday was canceled amid a family dispute over funeral arrangements.

Asylum-seeking Mexicans are more prominent at US border

Asylum-seeking Mexicans are more prominent at US border

As the Trump administration has all but stopped allowing Central American families to seek asylum in the US, Mexican parents and children are arriving in increasing numbers at the southern border and seeking asylum amid escalating cartel violence.

After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel site

After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel site

City officials in New Orleans are planning to use a series of controlled explosions to take down two cranes that have been standing precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel.

New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace vandalized sign

New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace vandalized sign

New bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till has been placed in Mississippi after past historical markers were vandalized; the African American teen was beaten and killed in 1955.

Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future as lawyer

Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future as lawyer

The professional future of Indiana's attorney general will be at stake with a state disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license on allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year.

Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage Florida

Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage Florida

Newly formed Tropical Storm Nestor is racing toward the northern Gulf Coast with high winds, surging seas and heavy rains Friday.

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies are negotiating with government attorneys to see if they can reach a settlement ahead of the first federal trial over the nation's opioid crisis.

Border Patrol's growing presence at hospitals creates fear

Border Patrol's growing presence at hospitals creates fear

Medical professionals and human rights advocates warn Border Patrol agents are growing their presence at hospitals and creating a chilling effect on immigrant populations around the country.

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayed

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayed

People living and working near a corner of New Orleans' historic French Quarter are being told they should prepare to leave for several hours as preparations continue for a controlled explosion at a partially collapsed building.

Despite labor costs, GM averts financial woes of its past

Despite labor costs, GM averts financial woes of its past

Contract deal with United Auto Workers will drive up General Motors' expenses, but analysts say the company is in far better shape than a decade ago when labor costs helped push it into bankruptcy.

Activists angry police who shoot can wait to face questions

Activists angry police who shoot can wait to face questions

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, they are given days or even weeks before they have to submit to questioning.

Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing

Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing

Students at a Wisconsin high school are skipping class to protest the firing of a black security guard who was fired for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word.

Ex-salon chief alleges Wynn Resorts spied at his new job

Ex-salon chief alleges Wynn Resorts spied at his new job

A former salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn is suing Wynn Resorts and executives, alleging they invaded his privacy and spied on him at his next job in a bid to undercut his accounts.

Chicago's mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago's mayor says top cop drinking before incident in car

Chicago's top police officer says his failure to take the proper blood pressure medication caused him to feel lightheaded as he drove home late at night this week.

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services says earthquake early warning alerts will publicly available statewide starting Thursday.

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runway

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runway

A witness reports Alaska commuter airplane crash near airport in Unalaska on the Bering Sea.

Real estate developer gets 1 month in college bribery case

Real estate developer gets 1 month in college bribery case

A California real estate developer is returning to court to face sentencing for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme.

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

Nearly a million students could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal to tighten food stamp benefits.

Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parks

Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parks

The Interior Department is considering recommendations to modernize national park campgrounds.

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity shut-off

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity shut-off

California's top regulator excoriated top executives of the state's largest utility even as Pacific Gas & Electric repeatedly said they know they failed to meet public expectations when it cut the power to more than 2 million people last week.

Charges: Cemetery killer booby-trapped home to target police

Charges: Cemetery killer booby-trapped home to target police

Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man charged with killing one person and wounding two others at a cemetery where he once worked rigged his apartment and a house next door with explosives that could have killed police and neighbors.

Judge orders New Mexico compound suspect hospitalized

Judge orders New Mexico compound suspect hospitalized

A judge has ordered a woman charged with kidnapping, firearm and terrorism-related counts to be hospitalized, saying she suffers from mental illness.

Official arrested, accused of breaking open records law

Official arrested, accused of breaking open records law

A South Dakota county auditor accused of failing to make documents available for a public meeting was arrested and charged with violating the state's open meetings law, in a rare move seen as extreme even by some in the media.

San Diego woman living in van gives up all 300 of her rats

San Diego woman living in van gives up all 300 of her rats

A woman living in a van in San Diego with her pet rats has agreed to give them up _ all 300 of them.

Illegal BASE jumper calls police after cell tower mishap

Illegal BASE jumper calls police after cell tower mishap

A BASE jumper who jumped illegally from a northwestern Wisconsin cellphone tower ended up calling the police on himself after his parachute became caught on a guy wire, leaving him dangling perilously 50 feet from the ground.

Cohen turns to Congress in bid to shorten prison sentence

Cohen turns to Congress in bid to shorten prison sentence

Michael Cohen is again turning to Congress as part of a new bid to reduce his prison sentence.

Homeless, not faceless: After killings, a community mourns

Homeless, not faceless: After killings, a community mourns

The killings of four men asleep on streets in Manhattan's Chinatown have trained scrutiny on the city's struggle to reduce homelessness.

Funeral services set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

Funeral services set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades.

FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990

FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990

An analysis of FBI data shows that children in St. Louis have been the victims of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades.

Historic homes on Youngstown's north side have a lot of history to them

Procession honors Salem teacher's life

YPD officer to hold class on traffic stop rights at East High School

Hundreds of seasonal jobs available at North Jackson facility

Newton Falls Board taking legal action to have restraining order dissolved

Warren man killed in Monroe County crash Friday

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

'Taste of the Town' being held in New Castle Monday evening

YPD officer to hold class on traffic stop rights at East High School

Historic homes on Youngstown's north side have a lot of history to them

Procession honors Salem teacher's life

Youngstown fashion show helps raise money for Move Our Mission campaign

Farmers Trust Financial Report: Estate checklist

Farmers Trust Financial Report: Estate checklist

Organize Your Digital Life: Digital photos

Hundreds of seasonal jobs available at North Jackson facility

Historic homes on Youngstown's north side have a lot of history to them

Veteran mental health treatment access

This Week in Washington with Sen. Sherrod Brown

Remains of Ohio soldier who died in Korean War identified

Remains of Ohio soldier who died in Korean War identified

US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down

Man killed, 2 woman wounded when shots fired into vehicle

Woman denied unemployment payments because of racy video

Cleveland's homicide unit down to 13 as killings continue

Ohio student launches nonprofit to bring books to inmates