The first of more than 1,600 lawsuits pending against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, has been settled. The drugmaker and members of the Sackler family, which owns Purdue, have agreed to pay $270 million to fund addiction treatment in Oklahoma and pay legal fees. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike …
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The pilots of one of two doomed Boeing 737 Max jets likely had just 40 seconds to override an automated system and avert disaster, The New York Times reported as the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new watchdog efforts to improve aviation safety. According to flight simulation tests reviewed by the Times …
In a significant shift, the Trump Administration now says the entirety of the Affordable Care Act should be struck down in the courts. Previously, the administration had pushed to remove the law's protections for people with pre-existing conditions, but had not argued in court that the whole law should be struck down. The …
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Apple Card turned the world of credit cards on its head on Monday. Backed by Mastercard and Goldman Sachs, this is Apple's brand-new credit card that lives in your iPhone and lets you pay for goods and services online and in stores. It builds on Apple Pay, a mobile payment system based on your existing credit card, …
A county in New York has declared a state of emergency after more than 100 people have been diagnosed with measles. Rockland County officials announced that starting at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, anyone under 18 who has not yet been vaccinated will be barred from public places until they receive the MMR vaccine or …
While the first of three spacewalks scheduled in the next three weeks is complete, NASA has adjusted its upcoming, first-ever all-women spacewalk due to “spacesuit availability.” Astronaut Christina Koch -- a Michigan native -- is still set for the scheduled Friday, March 29 spacewalk outside of the International …
A woman's toxic relationship with food caused her to lose nine stone twice in a dramatic yo-yo weight loss journey. Ariana Omipi, 24, gorged at huge portion sizes and often had second servings at her heaviest. She tipped the scales at 19 st, 11lb in 2014 when she was just 19. But through extreme dedication, Ariana went …
Disgraced pol Hiram Monserrate’s ex-girlfriend was sentenced Tuesday to three years behind bars for slashing her fiancé with a samurai sword — as the victim promised to marry her one day. Karla Barba sobbed as she awaited her fate in Queens Supreme Court, where a jury convicted her in January of second-degree …
For two years I have been arguing in this space that there was no conspiracy between Donald Trump and the Russian government or other, more vaguely defined entities — individuals said to have "Russia ties" or …
About a year ago, Black Midi was a mysterious new UK band that nobody really knew anything about. They didn’t have any music available online, and even their identities weren’t fully known. Then, they became …
If you don't already own an Xbox or you're looking to upgrade an older model (like maybe a well-worn 360, gasp), this is a good time. Like, very good. For a limited time, and while supplies last, MassGenie has the Xbox One S 1TB game console (white) bundled with Red Dead Redemption 2 for $214.99 shipped-- one of the …
As Uproxx‘s Vince Mancini argued last October, movies are becoming too long these days. Several blockbusters have come along to confirm this sentiment, which is shared by Brian Grubb, and chief among …
A television news anchor in Florida was arrested for assaulting a pregnant woman at his home over the weekend, police said. Marco Aurelio Villareal, a 37-year-old morning anchor for WFLA in Tampa, was collared at his home in the city’s Cory Lake Isles neighborhood late Sunday after police responded to the residence …
A Wisconsin man, who allegedly shot his ex-wife multiple times just feet from their young daughter, had no history of violence, his mother told police. Ulisses W. Medina Espinosa was charged on Tuesday with one …
Ferrari makes some incredible cars and as fast and exclusive as a normal Ferrari is, for some very wealthy buyers off the rack is never good enough. For these buyers, Ferrari will build one of a kind creations. The latest one-off from Ferrari is the P80/C, and it is hailed as the most extreme one of a kind Ferrari ever built. The …
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With the 2020 presidential race already heating up for Democrats, one of the most perplexing questions has been how to pronounce the name of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Butt-i-gig? Beyoo-tee-geeg? It's a tricky one but thankfully there's now a helpful guide to getting it right and it's in song form. The ditty is courtesy of …
After charges were dropped against "Empire" star Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging his own hate crime, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is reportedly "furious" with the outcome. A rep for the …
Jackie Traywick knew she wanted to live downtown, closer to her job at the Downtown District, but worried about noise and traffic, not to mention finding the right place at the right price. After a yearlong search, she found her 1,360-square-foot condo in the St. Germain Lofts building, started a six-month remodeling project …
NASCAR Xfinity Series star Christopher Bell grew up racing on dirt. He’s part of a burgeoning group of NASCAR stars known for racing any time, any place, in any discipline. The Oklahoma native nearly picked up a midget win in his home state last weekend, battling Jonathan Beason in a finish that had plenty of intrigue, …
Mel B has been seen for the first time since her confession that she had sex with Spice Girl bandmate Geri Halliwell hit the headlines on Sunday. The singer, 43, refused to blend into the crowd as she touched down at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Monday, dressed head to toe in her signature Scary Spice leopard print. Mel …
I sincerely hope you had a chance to see Us over the weekend, because the memes are here, and I personally can't stop laughing. Jordan Peele's second foray into horror arrived on March 22, and social media has since exploded with hilarious observations about the Tethered, Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar-worthy performance, and …
The Arizona Cardinals have done their best to convince everyone that they have no idea what they are going to do with the top overall pick in next month’s draft, but make no mistake about it — Kliff Kingsbury still loves Kyler Murray. Kingsbury was asked about Murray at the NFL coaches breakfast on Tuesday, he had …
These days—especially when it comes to high-end residential projects—non-disclosure agreements are, as interior designer David Scott puts it, “as commonplace as Ubers and Starbucks.” So much so, in fact, that several architects and designers asked by T&C to comment on the increasing ubiquity of decorator NDAs …
Yale University became the first school to officially rescind the admission of a student linked to the college admissions scandal on Monday. Former women's soccer coach Rudy Meredith gave bogus athletic endorsements to two students, one of whom was admitted to the school. Meredith has been charged with …
Kathie Lee Gifford is preparing to say goodbye to her post at NBC's "Today," but it won't be the most difficult farewell she's bid in recent years. Gifford, 65, spoke candidly about the pain of losing her husband and …
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Spring is officially here — meaning the start of road trips, camping trips, hiking excursions and more fun in the sun. The only thing that might make your adventures a little bit better is the ability to bring your favorite songs with you. This VAVA Voom 23 IPX6 Rugged Portable Speaker makes that a reality: it's durable enough to …
Make no mistake, your SI’s plan to secure a sole source award for your Implementation is set in motion from the moment they land resources to begin the strategy phase of your transformation initiative. There are several key tactics SIs will employ to lay the foundation to obtain a sole source implementation award: SIs …
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If you've been on the hunt for a new protein-rich snack or a breakfast idea that'll look just as good on your Insta feed as it tastes on your tongue, we've got your back. This yogurt parfait starts with Two Good Vanilla Greek Lowfat Yogurt, which has 12 grams of protein and 2 grams of total sugar, and gets an extra hit of nutrition, …
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has requested a jury trial in connection with the two prostitution-related charges he’s facing, according to records filed Tuesday. Kraft, 77, is facing two misdemeanor charges after Jupiter, Florida, police say he was one of more than a dozen men …