LOS ANGELES - October 21, 2019 - ( Newswire.com )
A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy has suggested other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the national opioid crisis.
It was a fitting form of protest, given the circus that NFL officiating has become, game after game, week after week: A trio of spectators wore clown makeup and black-and-white striped jerseys in the stands at the Detroit Lions' home game against the Minnesota Vikings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley on Sunday evening, in a star-filled ceremony full of tributes to their lasting legacies.
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway.
PHOENIX (AP) — "That's not real Mexican food," ''My grandma would slap you" and "sellout" are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican food business, Mi Vegana Madre, four years ago.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cam Talbot and Michael Stone haven't played much through the first three weeks of the Calgary Flames' season. They made the most of their opportunities Sunday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case is about the conduct of a group of companies in two Ohio counties, but far more than that is riding on the first federal trial on the opioid crisis, expected to open Monday in Cleveland.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest edition of "El Trafico" will take place in the MLS playoffs, with the pair of powerhouse Los Angeles teams set to stage their biggest matchup yet.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers thought they scored the go-ahead touchdown not once, but twice inside the final minute against the Tennessee Titans.
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Three-time world champion Nyjah Huston of Laguna Beach tops the 2020 USA Skateboarding National Team heading into the sport's Olympic debut in Tokyo next summer.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago, a Jewish civil rights group reported Sunday.
BONSALL, Calif. (AP) — A California wildlife center is planning a fundraiser for construction of a safe house for the world's decreasing population of cheetahs, officials said.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The possibility of the Raiders winning against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers went tumbling through the end zone late in the second quarter.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina reserve defensive back Jamel Cook has been dismissed from the team after his arrest for domestic violence Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials set off thundering explosions that toppled two cranes Sunday that had loomed precariously for days over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, saying their controlled demolition went "exactly" as planned and efforts now would focus on retrieving two bodies s…
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers gave the rest of the NFL its first true glimpse of what Matt LaFleur's offense can look like with Aaron Rodgers at the helm.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed and four others injured when an SUV rolled over on a highway in the San Francisco Bay Area.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans fire chief say demolished cranes at collapsed hotel fell exactly as expected, next object to retrieve 2 dead.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Just because Kyle Shanahan didn't join his 49ers players mud-sliding in celebration after shutting out the Redskins didn't mean he enjoyed beating his old team any less.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say a supporter of Donald Trump was arrested after spraying bear repellent on a small crowd protesting the president at the Santa Monica Pier.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials set off series of explosions designed to topple cranes at hotel collapse site.
MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The lawn in front of Milton High School looks big enough for a football field and provides a grand welcome mat to a building that would fit right in on the campus of a prestigious college, with its colonnade leading to an entrance of glass doors and tall windows.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities say 18 pounds (8 kilograms) of fentanyl have been seized in Orange County — enough of the synthetic opioid to create four million lethal doses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Atlanta guard Kevin Huerter saw gimmick defenses throughout high school and college. Box-and-ones, triangle-and-twos and variations thereof, they weren't exactly uncommon for opponents to try.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Democrats who rule California took on homegrown tech giants Uber and Lyft over their workforces, convinced some of the world's biggest automakers to buck the president on fuel emissions and passed a law that could change college sports nationwide.