Press tours with networks and cable companies give TV critics an opportunity to have Q&A sessions with top executives. In January, many executives will skip a big one in LA, and that concerns critics.
Opinion: Opioid litigation should hold drug companies accountable
There are two types of litigation now underway. One variety involves claims against doctors and drug sellers by patients and their families. The other involves claims against drug sellers by governmental entities seeking reimbursement.
How drug company money turned patient groups into 'cheerleaders for opioids'
The five biggest opioid manufacturers shelled out more than $10 million to patient advocacy groups and affiliated individuals, some of whom then trumpeted opioid-friendly messages.
Two top Facebook execs are leaving the company
Two of Facebook’s top executives are leaving the social network — a week after its boss Mark Zuckerberg announced a big strategic pivot toward private messaging. Zuckerberg said in a Thursday blog …
YMCA to exit bankruptcy; top exec says it still faces challenges
The YMCA’s chief executive said he felt “guarded relief” that the organization can settle its debts outside of federal court proceedings.
Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case
BOSTON (AP) — The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said
[Newsmaker] Samsung heir appears before court in bribery case
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong appeared before a court Friday for a Supreme Court-ordered reconsideration of his bribery case that led to the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye in 2017. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone and chip maker, said he "feels very sorry for causing concern to many people" before entering the Seoul High Court to attend the first hearing. ...
‘The face of the opioid epidemic’: How a college dropout became a fentanyl kingpin.
Aaron Shamo was convicted for running a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking operation from a suburban basement in Utah.
2 top Facebook execs, including 13-year veteran Chris Cox, exit company
Cox was in charge of Facebook’s apps including its flagship social media site, as well as Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger.
Parent gave tip that launched admissions bribery case, reported Yale coach
BOSTON (AP) - The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said Thursday The executive told Boston authorities chasing down the market manipulation scheme that the women's soccer coach at Yale University said he would label the executive's daughter as a recruit in exchange for cash, the official…
Penn had admissions scandal months before current bribery case
Its former head basketball coach was charged with accepting cash from a Miami businessman seeking to get his son into Penn.
Air exec gets 13 years for drug trafficking, money laundering
Khamraj Lall, 52, of Ringwood, New Jersey, was found guilty in October 2018 by a federal jury in Trenton on multiple charges connected to cocaine
5 Execs Face 20 Years For Racketeering Conviction In Opioid Case
Insys Therapeutics execs were found guilty of conspiracy for bribing medical doctors to push addictive fentanyl-based spray to patients who did not need it.
College coaches, celebrities charged in largest-ever admissions bribery case at elite schools:...
Prosecutors say parents paid an admissions consultant $25 million from 2011 through Feb. 2019 to bribe coaches and administrators to label their children as recruited athletes.
Lexington man pleads guilty in bribery case involving former top state official
Lexington businessman Sam C. McIntosh pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of bribery and mail fraud in connection with the federal corruption investigation that already snared a former top state official.
Tennessee faces an opioids crisis. Here's how the candidates for governor plan to tackle it.
The top four Republicans and two Democrats, respectively, outlined their individual plans to address the opioid crisis with the USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee.
Purdue's Sackler Family Must Face Opioid Suits in New York
The billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma LP must face a New York lawsuit claiming they triggered the U.S. opioid epidemic, a judge ruled, handing an early
How ‘Trumpcare’ could affect ongoing opioid epidemic
May 8, 2017 Posted by In Health Tagged Health News iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives could have far-reaching consequences on the ongoing opioid epidemic if it passes the Senate in its current form and gets signed into law Potential changes to Medicaid and to rules on insurance policies could affect millions of people’s access…
More people are surviving opioid overdoses, but what challenges do they face?
Even as the opioid crisis continues, stories of survival after overdoses also are increasing. But that’s not always the end for some people, who
What lies ahead following Oklahoma opioid judgment
Oklahoma’s $572 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson will likely be followed by more trials and legal settlements seeking to hold a drug company accountable for a U.S. opioid crisis…