Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its ...

Kentucky's new Democratic governor hits the ground running

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Just days into his term as Kentucky's governor, Democrat Andy Beshear already has checked off some big priorities from his to-do list: a new state school board installed; the edu...

Average regular wage growth in Taiwan returns to 2% in October

The year-on-year growth in average regular monthly wages in October returned to 2 percent, after a slower increase below that level in September, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accoun...

'Wild week' as Washington works amid impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi don’t see eye-to-eye on much these days, but in the throes of impeachment, they’re in lockstep on the desire to close out the ...

Today in History

Today in History Today in Saturday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2019. There are 17 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 14, ...

Welterweight Crawford out to make his case as boxing's best

NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford believes he's the best fighter in the world and wanted more chances to prove it this year. He hoped to have three fights in 2019 but will be boxing f...

UK vote eases corrosive uncertainty hurting businesses

LONDON (AP) — The British election result is a boost to the economy and financial markets in the short term as it will ease some of the uncertainty over Brexit that has hobbled business confidence d...

Playing down impeachment, Trump campaign voices confidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign on Thursday shrugged off the president's expected impeachment less than a year before Election Day, talking up the campaign's data collec...

Trump says he'll expand child care, paid leave for workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Thursday to expand child care and time-off options for working moms and dads confronted with high costs and lack of access to quality care, saying in ...

Negotiators announce deal on government-wide spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior lawmakers announced a tentative agreement Thursday on an almost $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill that would stave off a federal shutdown next weekend and split the ...

Pentagon watchdog investigating $400M border wall contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. ...

Warren ‘wealth tax’ estimates too optimistic, analysis says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren’s signature “wealth tax” would bring in at least $1 billion less in new government revenue than the Democratic presidential candidate estimates while ultimately shri...

Climate activists lashed to EU building as leaders gather

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greenpeace activists on Thursday scaled the European Union’s new headquarters, unfurling a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency” hours before the bloc’s leaders gather for a sum...

Pelosi drug bill up for House vote reflects a Trump idea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Candidate Donald Trump said he could save Medicare billions by negotiating prescription drug prices. Thursday the House will vote on a bill by Speaker Nancy Pelosi that would deliver...

House OKs defense bill, parental leave for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday passed its annual defense policy measure, which combined a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid ...