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By Joshua Goodman, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration stripped one of the nation's largest drug distributors of its license to sell highly addictive painkillers Friday.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Thursday's action means the drug has now been fully vetted by the U.S. government and can remain on the market indefinitely. Millions of Americans have received Paxlovid since it was granted emergency authorization in late 2021.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Infections exploded in the wake of Pride gatherings in June. Health officials and event organizers say there are many reasons to be optimistic that history will not repeat this year.
By Tom Davies, Associated Press
State law gives the board wide latitude, allowing it to issue reprimand letters or suspend, revoke or place on probation a doctor’s license.
By Jim Mustian, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
The DEA has allowed one of the nation's largest drug distributors to keep shipping addictive painkillers for nearly four years despite a judge's recommendation to strip its license for turning a blind eye to thousands of suspicious opioid orders.
By Trisha Ahmed, Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
The so-called "One Minnesota Budget" includes funding for free school meals to kids and free tuition at public colleges for students whose families earn less than $80,000 a year.
By Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
With the help of GOP supermajorities in the statehouse, the Republican has been able to push through an aggressive agenda that forms the base of his White House run.
By Laura Santhanam
Four in 10 Americans think schools in their communities are not safe from gun violence, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
By James Pollard, Associated Press
The Republican-led state Senate on Tuesday is expected to debate a bill banning most abortions after an ultrasound detects cardiac activity, generally around six weeks and before most people know they are pregnant.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
The U.S. surgeon general is calling for tech companies and lawmakers to take "immediate action" to protect kids' and adolescents' mental health on social media. But after years of middling and insufficient action, parents and young people still bear most…
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