Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis is reducing that amount by $107 million in his final order in the case.
Officials looking for motive in California school shooting
Student opens fire at a Southern California high school, killing 2 and wounding 3.
Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season
Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett suspended for at least rest of season for violent, helmet-swinging outburst.
Chinese swimming star defends failure to take doping test
A blockbuster doping case got lost in translation with Chinese swimmer Sun Yang on the stand.
Fired Ukraine ambassador calls out ‘crisis’ in US diplomacy
The fired U.S. ambassador to Ukraine sounded an alarm Friday about the denigration of American diplomacy and the hollowing out of the State Department under President Donald Trump.
Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress
Jury deliberations have resumed in the Washington trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative and longtime confidant of President Donald Trump.
Ousted ambassador felt threat; Trump assails her anew
The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
Twitter details political ads ban, issue ads allowed
Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and advocacy for or against political content.
Congress to hear diplomat who overheard a key Trump call
A State Department official who has drawn praise for speaking out in the past about problems in the Foreign Service is set to testify to House impeachment investigators.
Conflicting White House accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy call
President Donald Trump released the summary transcript of an April congratulatory call with Ukraine President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday.
The Latest: Yovanovitch testifies for 5 hours in House probe
The former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine has arrived on Capitol Hill to testify in the Trump impeachment inquiry.
Historic flooding highlights Venice’s vulnerability
The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise.
Free broadband? UK Labour Party promises nationalization
The British Labour Party is expanding its plan for public ownership of big industries.
Texas parole board recommends delaying Rodney Reed execution
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles is recommending delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence in his case.
Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena
President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.
Mormon leader: We didn’t leave Boy Scouts, they left us
A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the church severed its century-long tie with the Boy Scouts of America because the organization made changes that pushed it away from the church.
Ukraine feels abandoned amid US impeachment drama
Ukraine sees US support as vital but feels increasingly alone and vulnerable amid US impeachment drama.
Esper defends as fair Pentagon contract disputed by Amazon
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he’s certain the awarding of a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft instead of Amazon was done fairly.
Israel says it has completed Gaza strikes after rocket fire
Israel says it’s completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to Islamic Jihad in Gaza after rocket fire.
Be careful out there: UK police warn candidates about safety
British police are unveiling new tactics to protect politicians amid the country’s fraught, even hostile political atmosphere, issuing safety recommendations for candidates running in the country’s Dec. 12 general election.