Purdue Pharma, state of Oklahoma reach settlement in landmark opioid lawsuit – The Washington Post
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Purdue Pharma, state of Oklahoma reach settlement in landmark opioid lawsuit – The Washington Post

Purdue Pharma and the state of Oklahoma have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the drugmaker’s role in the deadly opioid crisis, a milestone in the legal effort to force pharmaceutical companies to pay some of the costs of the epidemic, people familiar with the matter said. The deal, which is scheduled to be announced…

Schumer rails against ‘ancient poison’ of anti-Semitism in AIPAC remarks – Fox News
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Schumer rails against ‘ancient poison’ of anti-Semitism in AIPAC remarks – Fox News

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking at the 2019 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington Monday night. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer lamented what he called the “ancient poison” of anti-Semitism Monday evening during a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) annual conference…

Democrats fight for public release of Mueller report as Russia investigation ends – CBS News
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Democrats fight for public release of Mueller report as Russia investigation ends – CBS News

Democrats are renewing their calls for the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s entire report in the wake of Attorney General William Barr releasing a summary Sunday of Mueller’s findings. Mueller concluded that the Trump campaign did not conspire or coordinate with the Russian government in Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.…

Mueller did not find Trump campaign “conspired” with Russia – CBS News
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Mueller did not find Trump campaign “conspired” with Russia – CBS News

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation “did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities” during the 2016 campaign, he wrote in his final report. Attorney General William Barr summarized the report’s findings in a letter to lawmakers Sunday. President Trump declared victory shortly…

55 Years Later, Lawyer Will Again Argue Over Redistricting Before Supreme Court – NPR
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55 Years Later, Lawyer Will Again Argue Over Redistricting Before Supreme Court – NPR

Attorney Emmet Bondurant holds a map of Georgia’s congressional districts around the early 1960s, exhibit #9 in the Wesberry v. Sanders case he argued before the Supreme Court as a young lawyer. Johnny Kaufman/WABE hide caption toggle caption Johnny Kaufman/WABE Attorney Emmet Bondurant holds a map of Georgia’s congressional districts around the early 1960s, exhibit…

Duke vs. UCF: Zion Williamson faces huge test in NCAA Tournament against 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall – CBS Sports
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Duke vs. UCF: Zion Williamson faces huge test in NCAA Tournament against 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall – CBS Sports

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When Duke and UCF take the floor on Sunday with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line, the collision of storylines is going to be larger than life, and the magnitude of the matchup could not be better represented than the showdown of the building’s two larger than life stars,…

Mueller report: Here’s what we know and still don’t know (and may never know) – USA TODAY
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Mueller report: Here’s what we know and still don’t know (and may never know) – USA TODAY

CLOSE The conclusion of the Mueller investigation into whether Trump colluded with Russia in the election has been submitted. And, Mueller’s report will be governed by rules written in the wake of the Starr Report. We explain. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYWASHINGTON – The investigation that has cast a cloud over Donald Trump’s presidency is…

Can Steven Spielberg help sell iPhones? Apple is betting on it. – NBC News
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Can Steven Spielberg help sell iPhones? Apple is betting on it. – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.March 22, 2019, 8:26 PM GMTBy Dylan ByersWhen Tim Cook unveils Apple’s new streaming service on Monday, the iPhone maker will join a growing field of media, tech and telecom companies that are vying for Hollywood’s top talent.But…

Mueller has Washington on the edge – CNN
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Mueller has Washington on the edge – CNN

Washington (CNN)The sound of silence is driving Washington to distraction.The clearest signs yet that the monastic special counsel Robert Mueller may be about to file his final report with Attorney General William Barr have sent Beltway insiders to a state of nervous alert.But there is no report yet.So White House lawyers, Trump campaign flacks, key…

ACLU: Black Man Detained While Moving into Own Home – Snopes.com
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ACLU: Black Man Detained While Moving into Own Home – Snopes.com

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly harassed for weeks and blocked by the police chief from filing a racial bias complaint with the department. Karle Robinson, a 61-year-old Marine veteran,…