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Feds seize port's largest cocaine shipment in 25 years

CBP intercepted two shipments totaling over 200 pounds at the end of January.

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21 Savage 'Wasn't Hiding' Being British, Feared Deportation

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement called it a targeted operation. He was ...

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Quebec declines talks with feds, provinces, territories on coerced sterilization

Quebec won't be part of a working group the federal government wants to examine claims that ...

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ShowBiz Minute: Alfonso Ribeiro can't copyright 'Carlton' moves

Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly; Louisiana Rapper Mystikal free on $3M bond in rape case; Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he ...

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'Fresh Prince' star Alfonso Ribeiro can't copyright 'Carlton' moves, feds say

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has been denied a copyright for the "Carlton" dance, which he's suing two videogame makers ...

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Two U.S. citizens claim in lawsuit that feds detained them for speaking Spanish

The two women said they were approached by a border agent while standing in line at a convenience store in Montana, then unlawfully detained.

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Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Arizona and the rest of the southwestern U.S. states are becoming a hot spot in the fentanyl crisis as blue pills known as 'Mexican oxy' are flooding across the border

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Insys executives used rap video to push sales of potentially lethal opioid

A newly released video is raising questions about Insys Therapeutics, a company at the center of a criminal investigation stemming from the nation's opioid epidemic. Former executives and managers for Insys are on trial in Boston. They're accused of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. Tony Dokoupil reports.

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Insys execs used rap to push sales of opioid

A newly released video is raising questions about Insys Therapeutics, a company at the center of a criminal investigation stemming from the nation's opioid epidemic. Former executives and managers for Insys are on trial in Boston. They're accused of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. Tony Dokoupil reports.

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Drug execs used rap video to push sales of potentially lethal opioid

In the video, two young salesmen encourage doctors to increase the strength of Subsys prescriptions until a patient reaches the adequate dosage

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Insurance rules hamper treatment for opioid use disorder

An effort to control costs in the insurance industry could be preventing people with opioid use problems from obtaining the proper treatment, a new ...

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Woman in cot testifies to Congress on opioids, chronic pain

"The opioid crisis has only underscored our failure to provide adequate, safe, accessible treatment options for pain relief," Cindy Steinberg said.

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Counterfeit medicines, from headache pills to cancer drugs, have become a multibillion-dollar problem

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: counterfeit drugs that have little medicinal value, and in some cases can harm, are a major problem worldwide.

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From headache pills to cancer drugs, counterfeit medicines have become a multibillion-dollar problem

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: counterfeit drugs that have little medicinal value, and in some cases can harm, are a major problem worldwide.

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Financial adviser stole $65 million or more in decade-long spree: feds

Financial adviser stole $65 million or more in decade-long spree: feds

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White ZIP codes in California hit harder by opioid crisis, study says

White people living in California, particularly in poor communities, are more likely than other groups in the state receive opioid prescriptions, a ...

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The Feds are spending $48 million to move his village. But he doesn't want to go.

Their ancestors were driven to this Louisiana island by the Trail of Tears. Now climate change is forcing them from their homes again.

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New Google Docs toolkit can automate tasks

Are you tired of having to wade through Google Docs files, or make countless changes to templates every time you want to use them? Google might soon bring relief. It's officially launching a Google Docs programming interface that lets developers auto...

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CVS employee stole $2.5 million worth of diabetic test strips, feds say

Antonio Rivera allegedly intercepted 20,203 boxes of diabetic test strips sent to CVS pharmacies, authorities said.        

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Guggenheim Targeted by Protesters for Accepting Money From Family With OxyContin Ties

An advocacy group has been protesting at museums that received donations from the Sackler family, some of whom own Purdue Pharma, the maker of an opioid painkiller.

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Feds looking into AMI after Bezos' blackmail claims

Federal investigators are now involved in an alleged extortion scandal involving Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who claims the owner of the National ...

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When the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease

In an effort to reduce opioid addiction, doctors are cutting back on pain medication — and sometimes leaving patients to suffer.

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Opioid strong enough to sedate elephants on rise in Ohio, coroners warn

Carfentanil, described as ‘extremely potent’ and often undetectable, involved in multiple overdose deathsCoroners in two of Ohio’s largest counties ...

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What you need to know about sleep medications, their side effects and other issues

Remember that there are caveats with all of them: prescription pills, the over-the-counter products and the herbal supplements.

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Coroners issue warnings following new opioid death spikes

Coroners in two of Ohio's largest counties have issued drug abuse warnings following the reappearance of an opioid so powerful it's sometimes used to sedate elephants

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Feds don’t know locations of ‘thousands’ more migrant kids, separated from families

The policy of removing children from their families at the border was even more cruel and inhumane than we thought, apparently.         

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