NORMAN, Okla. — An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state’s opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million, more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer agreed to pay in a settlement.
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LA GUAJIRA, Colombia—It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fruit from a destructive fungus.
A disease that ravages banana crops has made its long-dreaded arrival in Latin America, the biggest exporter of the crop.
GENEVA—Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup.
TORONTO — Chewy, colourful cannabis-infused gummies in bright colours and in the shape of animals or creatures are among the best-selling edible pot products on the black market but Canadians shouldn’t expect them on legal shelves.
CALGARY — One of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline was removed on Friday by the Nebraska Supreme Court which rejected an attempt by opponents to force the developer to reapply for state approval.
OTTAWA—Canada's telecoms regulator says it has lowered the rates for wholesale broadband access as it looks to increase competition among internet providers.
The lower rates announced by the CRTC on Thursday means it will be cheaper for smaller internet providers to buy broadband capacity on the networks owned by the big telecom providers.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A pair of handmade Nike track shoes from the 1972 Olympic trials has sold for $50,000.
Dave Russell, of Sacramento, sold the rare kicks last month to the Graduate Eugene hotel, a Nike-themed property in Eugene, Oregon.
OTTAWA — Canada’s telecoms regulator says it has lowered the rates for wholesale broadband access as it looks to increase competition among internet providers.
The lower rates announced by the CRTC Thursday means it will be cheaper for smaller internet providers to buy broadband capacity on the networks owned by the big telecom providers.
UPHAM, N.M.—Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert.
The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin Galactic will run its commercial flight operations.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.—A South Carolina personal injury lawyer known for his ads has won an order keeping his son from using their shared name to market a competing law firm.
The Post and Courier reports that a federal judge says George Sink Jr. cannot use that name in any sort of marketing until an arbitrator considers the matter.