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The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis

Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in Ne...

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis

Source: theguardian.com

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the pre...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus buildings....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:52, 05/16/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
17:13, 05/31/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker behind the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. “The Sackler family has graciously supporte...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against them and their company is legally dubious, factually misleading and politically motivated....
22:13, 04/28/2019

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
21:39, 05/29/2019

NYC society shuns ‘cesspool’ Sackler family over OxyContin fortune Five years ago, the Sackler family was considered one of New York City’s most esteemed, generous dynasties. There’s a Sackler Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Sackler Institute at Columbia University and a Sackler Educational Laboratory at t...
00:39, 05/12/2019

The Met Finally Decides to Stop Taking the Sackler Family's Blood Money One of the things many rich people love to do is pretend to give away their money. I say “pretend,” because families like the Sacklers, the family behind Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin, aren’t donating so much as buying—forking over larg...
22:13, 05/15/2019

The Opioid Crisis Two decades ago, a new generation of supposedly safer painkillers triggered an epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S. Since then, opioid overdoses have killed well over 400,000 Americans — more deaths than the country’s military suffered in World War I...
22:13, 06/25/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
16:13, 06/15/2019

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
18:52, 05/15/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
13:26, 07/15/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying its marketing of the drug has fueled the crisis in the United States....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
08:13, 07/08/2019

Met Museum: No more money from family connected to OxyContin NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin. The museum announced the policy change on Wednesday. The Sackler fami...
03:39, 05/16/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
23:13, 04/28/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
18:52, 05/16/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless are suffering with destructive addiction today. During the 15-county listening tour I took in my fi...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017 data presented last year by the Canadian Institute for Health Information....
04:00, 05/14/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
20:13, 07/10/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in Kentucky and across America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 1,400 Kent...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Global opioid users double amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs is twice as high as previously thought, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
14:26, 06/27/2019

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his own caucus....
04:39, 05/05/2019

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a "crisis" of tramadol use emerging in parts of Africa....
04:13, 06/26/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
14:49, 04/28/2019

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
09:26, 07/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
01:13, 05/03/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado received his first sales visit from a Purdue Pharma representative in September 2005. In the next five yea...
02:13, 05/15/2019

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
04:13, 05/24/2019

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
23:26, 05/28/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
21:39, 07/15/2019

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
02:00, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
01:52, 05/03/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
23:13, 04/28/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
21:13, 05/02/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, f...
23:13, 05/23/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic ...
19:26, 06/03/2019

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19:26, 07/02/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
12:13, 05/09/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday,...
01:26, 05/27/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
17:26, 05/19/2019

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
18:00, 05/28/2019

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way...
06:13, 07/13/2019

Toy Story 4 Is an Existential Crisis the Whole Family Can Enjoy We live in an age of sequels upon sequels; we’re up to our ears in reboots and origin stories. No one needs a Toy Story 4, especially considering that the 2010 Toy Story 3, a lovely meditation on the need to move on to new things even when we&#...
14:52, 06/20/2019

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on Jun...
02:13, 06/04/2019

A young family left El Salvador for a better life. Their tragedy encapsulates the immigration crisis A mother mourns her son and granddaughter, who drowned crossing the Rio Grande: ‘I feel a huge emptiness’ Warning: graphic imageWhen Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez told his mother that he was planning to take his wife and young daughter from their ho...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Artist Nan Goldin protests against Sackler wing at the Louvre Activist urges Paris gallery to drop name of family accused of profiting from opioid crisisThe US art photographer and activist Nan Goldin has led a protest outside the Louvre in Paris demanding that the world’s most visited museum change the name of...
00:39, 07/02/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 million....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Two major donations to help UA students in financial need TUCSON – A program at The University of Arizona received two giant donations on Tuesday, May 14th in order to help students in need. The Arizona Assurance Program received $500,000 dollars from The Marshall Foundation. Half of that donation wil...
07:52, 05/15/2019

Congresswoman will keep donations from Jeffrey Epstein Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett will reportedly keep campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, despite the financier’s latest round of sex-trafficking charges. Since 2016, Epstein has thrice donated $2,700 to Plaskett ...
10:52, 07/09/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
13:52, 05/28/2019

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Congresswoman backtracks on keeping Epstein donations Rep. Stacey Plaskett changed course on Tuesday, vowing to part ways with campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The lawmaker, who represents the US Virgin Islands, said in a statement that she will match the amount ...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Donations to UK PM May's Conservatives fall in first quarter of 2019 Donations to Britain's governing Conservative Party slumped in the first three months of the year as Theresa May's premiership ebbed, data from the Electoral Commission showed on Thursday....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in n...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
10:52, 07/02/2019

PACC looking for donations and fosters for surrendered huskies TUCSON- A local rescue group is spearheading efforts to re-home several huskies after their owner surrendered a handful of them to Pima Animal Care Center. A man in Three Points is living with dozens of dogs and surrendered 10 huskies in the last cou...
11:52, 05/23/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
17:39, 07/02/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fun...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
13:52, 07/01/2019

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the com...
05:52, 05/31/2019

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter saying he happened on a brick of heroin owned by the...
16:26, 05/25/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
03:52, 07/09/2019

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
18:26, 06/29/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut back on what they send to the landfill by thousand...
07:52, 04/29/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped ...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
09:39, 06/20/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
21:26, 06/21/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
13:26, 06/15/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
21:13, 06/03/2019

1MDB: Fugees rapper and Malaysian businessman indicted over Obama donations US prosecutors say Jho Low, 37, transferred $21.6m to rapper Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel for 2012 re-election bidA founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to former U...
10:39, 05/11/2019

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campai...
02:13, 06/04/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:26, 05/21/2019

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of ser...
06:52, 06/24/2019

Donations to Sanders cut in half after Biden entry, begs donors to ‘dig a little deeper’ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has seen a huge drop in donations since former Vice President Joe Biden entered the race, and he’s begging donors to “dig a little deeper.”...
00:52, 05/06/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Family Romance review: Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recip...
19:26, 06/27/2019

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
01:26, 07/01/2019

Israel Folau donations soar past $2m – as Australian Christian Lobby cashes in Support ‘overwhelming’, ACL says, announcing it will suspend campaign for nowA campaign to raise funds to support Israel Folau’s legal stoush with Rugby Australia could soon be suspended after donations reached $2m.The Australian Christian Lobby, whi...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a six-year campaign of harassment, according to a report. Neil Speight, 47, would turn up the volume of ...
23:52, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But th...
20:52, 06/26/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
22:52, 06/14/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
11:39, 07/16/2019

Boom: Donations to Trump’s July Fourth ‘Salute’ to double fireworks display, longest ever Washington’s July Fourth “Salute to America” envisioned by President Trump will conclude with the capital’s longest ever fireworks display thanks to donations being made by two of America’s biggest pyrotechnics outfits....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Leaked nominations documents show White House worried about Robert Lighthizer's Democratic donations White House officials in charge of screening nominees for key posts worried that Robert Lighthizer, President Trump's selection for U.S. trade representative, had donated to Democrats and was a corporate lobbyist, according to leaked vetting document...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Some GE Factories Reject Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
17:13, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learnin...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
04:13, 06/23/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
02:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal gov...
04:26, 05/29/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly pl...
04:26, 06/16/2019

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jef...
05:13, 06/13/2019

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S. Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
21:39, 05/28/2019

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of Eddy, his debut autobiographical novel about grow...
20:39, 06/08/2019

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. Mideast peace plan as 'snow job' Palestinians gathered in the West Bank Monday to rally against what they consider a "snow job" Mideast peace plan unveiled by the Trump administration....
19:13, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
05:52, 06/13/2019

After being reject last year, Steam Link launches on iOS and Apple TV Due to violating many of App Store's guidelines, Valve's Steam Link app was rejected by Apple last year, so Android users were the only ones to be able to bring desktop gaming to their smartphones and tablets.Well, it looks like Apple and Valve manag...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Denver on track to reject 'magic mushroom' legalization Voters in Denver appeared to have said "no" to a plan to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug in what is widely known as "magic mushrooms", partial results showed....
10:52, 05/08/2019

GE Investors Approve Executive Pay, Reject Independent Chairman GE shareholders approved the company’s executive-compensation plans and rejected a proposal to appoint an independent chairman, but both measures garnered high levels of protest votes after two difficult years for the conglomerate....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
22:39, 06/18/2019

Formula E stewards reject Techeetah protest against di Grassi "A protest lodged by FIA Formula E outfit DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi’s Lucas di Grassi in a New York E-Prix pile-up was rejected by the stewards."...
13:00, 07/14/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
02:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Europeans reject "ultimatums" from Iran as it eases nuclear curbs European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran scaled back curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the pact....
17:26, 05/09/2019

Icahn, Caesars reject too-low takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts Carl Icahn is caught in a game of poker with a casino baron — and he may not be holding the cards he hoped. Caesars Entertainment, which Icahn prodded onto the auction block in April, has rejected a takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts as too low — a...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, ...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Physicians group calls on members to reject IAAF regulations The World Medical Association has called on its members not to implement new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes with differences in sexual development....
10:26, 05/03/2019

Ministers reject charge of 1p an item to clean up fast fashion Government backs voluntary measures for clothing industry despite environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried i...
07:26, 06/18/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
01:26, 05/30/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed toward the Gulf....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
00:13, 05/30/2019

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be rejected outright by the European Union, EU sources ...
13:26, 07/16/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
06:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States sought on Wednesday to win support for the plan as a foundation to ending the decades-old conflict....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Ashleigh Barty sorry she had to reject Andy Murray’s Wimbledon offer • ‘It was the hardest decision I have ever had to make’• Australian speaking after beating Venus WilliamsAshleigh Barty has described turning down Andy Murray’s request for her to be his partner in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon as the hardest decisi...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Most Americans reject government healthcare for illegal immigrants: Poll A new poll by CNN shows a large majority of Americans disagree with positions that many of the Democratic presidential candidates have taken on healthcare....
09:26, 07/02/2019

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
04:26, 05/23/2019

Paper Round: Man Utd reject Pogba-Neymar swap offer from PSG "A Paul Pogba-Neymar swap, Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle exit, Arsenal’s interest in Kieran Tierney and Harry Maguire’s potential Manchester City move all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
06:39, 06/25/2019

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
03:00, 05/21/2019

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\u0027s elimination from the competition last season has been rejected, UEFA said on Wednesday."...
15:39, 06/19/2019

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the co...
01:13, 07/03/2019

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
00:00, 06/23/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump urged talks and said he could not rule out a military confrontation....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to convince him to commit his future to the club, with ...
03:26, 06/29/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
05:52, 05/30/2019

Fifa reject call for male referees at Women's World Cup Fifa have rejected high-profile demands to use both male and female referees in future Women's World Cups , following the chaotic scenes during England's last-16 win over Cameroon on Sunday....
13:13, 06/25/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás Maduro....
02:13, 05/08/2019

May’s final effort to win backing falls flat as MPs reject ‘new' Brexit deal Politicians from across the House shoot down repackaged offer in major blow to PMFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May’s final attempt to patch together a parliamentary majority for Brexit appears to have backfired after her 10-p...
23:26, 05/21/2019

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In what they call the best of three bad options, South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the submarine Clamagore, which has been floating in Charleston Harbor for 40 years. The Post and ...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Nissan, Japan reject merger overture from Renault chief, report says Nissan and the government of Japan have spurned efforts by Renault, Nissan’s French partner, to engage in merger talks, the Financial Times reported....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. peace plan as Kushner keeps silent on political details Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's much-touted peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday, saying its framework for a trade and investment boost ignored their political aspirations for statehood....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should ...
16:39, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
01:13, 07/03/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
23:26, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
22:26, 05/29/2019

Bavarian, Austrian conservatives reject Orban's call to work with populists The leaders of Austria and Bavaria rejected on Friday a call by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for their center-right group in the European Parliament to ally with populist, nationalist parties ahead of EU elections later this month....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
09:52, 05/23/2019

Iranians march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century."...
10:26, 05/31/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disparities in his state...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China to face trial...
07:52, 07/05/2019

Arsenal reject chance to re-sign Milan-bound Ismaël Bennacer from Empoli • Club had clause that allowed them to match bids for midfielder • Algeria international now set to move to San SiroArsenal have rejected the opportunity to re-sign Ismaël Bennacer, with the Algeria midfielder set to join Milan from Empoli.Bennacer, ...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
12:00, 06/16/2019

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them to leave....
18:13, 07/13/2019

Denver voters reject psychedelic mushrooms; mayoral race heads for runoff Voters in Denver have rejected a proposal to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, and will soon participate in a runoff election to determine the city's next mayor....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats. Wi...
17:26, 05/27/2019

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
09:26, 06/15/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise, they want their leaders to double down and champion their interests first, according to a ground-b...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Joe Biden to reject Trump's 'clenched fist, closed hand and hard heart' Former vice-president to launch campaign in Pennsylvania‘I am running to offer our country a different path’Formally launching his third presidential campaign on Saturday, Joe Biden will accuse Donald Trump of leading America with “a clenched fist, c...
18:39, 05/18/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to promise to shield Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
23:13, 05/09/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilateral pact....
10:13, 05/09/2019

Firm urges JPMorgan investors to reject Jamie Dimon’s compensation package Jamie Dimon earns too much money, according to one of Wall Street’s most powerful watchdogs. An influential advisory firm recommended that JPMorgan Chase shareholders reject a $31 million compensation package for the Manhattan bank’s chief executive,...
09:13, 05/09/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
18:26, 05/14/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resoluti...
01:26, 07/07/2019

U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
04:00, 05/23/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Real spies, not 007, displayed at new spy museum The new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington is where the stories of real-life and modern-day espionage take center stage at the 140,000 square feet, $162 million, nonprofit museum. (May 7)     &#...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
13:26, 06/10/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
10:00, 06/09/2019

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial...
14:52, 07/04/2019

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
01:52, 05/25/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
13:13, 04/30/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and impact on the world. (May 13)        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020....
14:51, 04/28/2019

The best museum exhibitions of Summer 2019 Some days, summer heat is just a bit too much. Enjoy a little air conditioning and culture on offer at some of America's best summer movie exhibits.       ...
06:26, 07/12/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
00:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
07:26, 05/23/2019

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the c...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follows function" aesthetic a new place of pilgrimage....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin story and gas-powered rise to riches....
19:26, 04/28/2019

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the museum’s president and CEO. He will succeed the...
13:13, 06/28/2019

Humble home becomes museum and shrine to Evita Marking the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical former first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting her childhood....
15:39, 05/08/2019

Museum lets visitors virtually experience D-Day A French-developed tablet called the HistoPad is giving museumgoers in Ohio the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone D-Day World War II invasion 75 years later. (May 13)        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 20...
08:26, 06/29/2019

Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said in a Thursday statement that the new acquisitions highlight the cur...
13:26, 06/14/2019

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturd...
18:13, 05/23/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
06:39, 05/09/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
07:39, 06/15/2019

LA museum's sci-fi car exhibit includes HoloLens tours There's a chance you've seen a movie car or two if you've visited a convention, but the Petersen Automotive Museum's offering should be more... elaborate. It's opening a "Hollywood Dream Machines" exhibit that will showcase ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

A view to a kill: Washington's Spy Museum – in pictures Largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever placed on public display illuminate the work of famous spies and their pivotal actions, as well as help bring to life the tradecraft of the women and men behind some of the most secretive m...
11:52, 05/09/2019

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:39, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political crisis that has flared over a controversial extradition bill. The city’s Beijing-backed leade...
18:13, 07/05/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
02:39, 06/13/2019

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
14:13, 07/02/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre Saturday  8 p.m. Indie band ‘Lord Huron̵...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
21:13, 07/15/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
18:13, 06/28/2019

Viral: This Museum Dedicated To Poop Is Surprisingly Adorable Who would have thought that a museum dedicated to poop would be described as "adorable" or "Instagram-worthy"? The Unko Museum in Japan is going viral online for exactly that - being adorable....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
17:00, 04/28/2019

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond...
11:52, 05/27/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Crime Trackers: New details released on stolen art from UA Museum of Art TUCSON – A priceless piece of art that was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been found after being lost for more than 30 years. Willem De Kooning’s Woman Ochre went missing in 1985 and was returned in 2017. However,...
17:52, 05/03/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, ...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Evita Museum opens new exhibition focused on toy giveaways Long before politicians started using social media to influence public opinion, the Eva Perón Foundation sought to touch voters on a personal level: handing out free toys to four million children....
18:52, 05/11/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
14:26, 05/06/2019

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas say the museum has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip and is looking for a new location to expand its nuclear testing exhibits. The museum opened in 2005 and be...
00:39, 06/16/2019

US Holocaust museum denounces AOC’s ‘concentration camp’ remarks The US Holocaust Memorial Museum on Monday denounced “efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events” – a reaction to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s equating border facilities for migrants to concentration camps. The New York fre...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
18:13, 06/07/2019

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:52, 06/15/2019

Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps ass...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Donors suspend funds for Poland’s Jewish museum A Jewish association says private donors to Poland’s renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government’s failure to extend the term of its director...
17:00, 07/16/2019

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s ...
17:13, 05/28/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious mu...
17:26, 06/22/2019

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finish...
12:52, 07/10/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, art...
02:13, 07/12/2019

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
14:13, 07/02/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
20:52, 05/26/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
09:39, 05/03/2019

Diane von Fürstenberg realizes dream of Statue of Liberty museum Like Lady Liberty, she knows something about flowing gowns. Wrap-dress impresario Diane von Fürstenberg led a massive fundraising effort to build a new museum dedicated to the Statue of Liberty, and the fruits of her labor will go on display for the ...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Space exploration exhibit for Apollo 11 opens at Ohio museum CINCINNATI (AP) — A new permanent exhibit focusing on space exploration and the Ohio native who was the first person to walk on the moon has opened at a Cincinnati museum. The Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery opened May 6 in the Cincinnati Mu...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth ...
02:52, 06/15/2019

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum enc...
03:39, 07/05/2019

Kacey Musgraves’ museum exhibit gives her time to reflect Kacey Musgraves hadn’t taken much time to reflect on her career until she saw it chronicled behind museum glass. The Texas singer is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. (July 2)     &#...
13:00, 07/03/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
21:13, 06/12/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on skirts and pillows WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Museum authorities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau former Nazi German death camp in Poland have protested to an online vendor that was selling miniskirts, pillows and other items bearing photos of the camp, where some 1.1 million peop...
13:39, 05/08/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock Leonardo da Vinci hair mystery ITALY – An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month. However, some experts have thrown doubt on the exer...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (Jun...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the western hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
10:26, 07/16/2019

Poet laureate writes tribute for Statue of Liberty Museum At a time when families have been separated at the Mexican border and children placed in cages, the country’s poet laureate is invoking an old and welcoming spirit for those seeking to live in the U.S....
01:13, 05/18/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:39, 05/16/2019

All Your Favorite Movie Star Cars Are Waiting for You at the Petersen Museum Are you visiting Los Angeles or do you live in Los Angeles and find yourself with nothing to do? If you like cars, movies and video games, then you should definitely think about getting yourself down to the Petersen Automotive Museum to check out its...
23:13, 05/03/2019

New York museum wins case to keep Picasso sold during Nazi era The Met Museum in New York has won the right to keep "The Actor" after a court sided with the institution. Laurel Zuckerman claimed she was the rightful owner after her great uncle sold the painting to escape the Nazis....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month. Museum leadership in a ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank’s father YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank’s father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ahead of the 90th anniversary of the young...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion eve...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still b...
08:26, 05/27/2019

Odd Skull in Museum Finally Confirmed as a Narhwal-Beluga Hybrid Back in 1990, subsistence hunters in Greenland gave a skull to scientists. Its origin, they explained, was a strange creature, evenly grey, with flippers like a beluga but a tail like a narwhal. The specimen was larger than either a beluga or a narwh...
23:26, 06/20/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
02:52, 05/25/2019

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Ashev...
06:13, 05/27/2019

Museum exhibit puts horrific realities of the Holocaust on display If only those who deny the Holocaust would go down to Battery Park. For here is proof that the horror happened — in more than 400 photos and 700 objects, some as small as a child’s toy, others as large as the freight car that carried hundreds of thou...
04:39, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral......
04:39, 05/02/2019

The Holocaust Museum's Dreadful Intervention In the Concentration Camp Debate As the debate over Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s characterization of American migrant detention facilities as “concentration camps” enters its second, aneurysm-inducing week, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has entered the fray to urge people no...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39, 07/16/2019

‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ exhibit launches at the Brooklyn Museum For seven decades, French designer Pierre Cardin has been an architect of avant-garde chic, inventing everything from bubble dresses to his own fabric. Taking inspiration from space exploration and technology, he conjured gravity-defying gowns with o...
02:13, 07/06/2019

From LeBron to Yoda: Milwaukee's Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
20:52, 05/24/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Hidden Women of History: Ennigaldi-Nanna, Curator of the World’s First Museum “It belongs in a museum.” With these words, Indiana Jones, the world’s best-known fictional archaeologist, articulated an association between archaeologists, antiquities, and museums that has a very long history.  ...
07:39, 06/03/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting, Los Angeles judge rules A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a Spanish museum is entitled to a 19th century painting that was looted by the Nazis, despite a California family’s claim to its rightful ownership....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
21:26, 06/15/2019

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by resell...
03:39, 07/11/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s tr...
17:39, 05/18/2019

US judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro painting A US court has ruled a Spanish museum legally purchased a prized French Impressionist painting looted by Nazis. The judge criticized Spain for not following its "moral commitments" to return the Camille Pissarro work....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
22:00, 06/21/2019

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined doz...
09:00, 05/26/2019

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than...
07:13, 06/17/2019

‘Stranger Things’ cast pranks fans at wax museum with Jimmy Fallon Madame Tussaud’s “Stranger Things” attraction came to life Wednesday. The young cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to prank unsuspecting visitors at the Times Square venue on last night’s epi...
19:26, 06/27/2019

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and James Bond exhibits. But beneath the Hollywood veneer, it also tackles some of the more difficult questio...
02:00, 05/16/2019

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's chair is among the exhibits of its permanent exhibition....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Celeb jeweler Ippolita collabs with the Brooklyn Museum on wild charms Celeb-favorite jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno is doubling down on creative collabs. She worked with Kendall Jenner on a 2017 collection and was struck by the reality star’s maturity. “She was very, very professional, honestly, so that was kind of...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Stanley Kubrick's film legacy remembered at London Design Museum From costumes worn in "A Clockwork Orange" to props seen in "Full Metal Jacket", an exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week looking at the late American director's film work 20 years after his death....
14:49, 04/28/2019

British Museum to return looted Afghan artefacts found at Heathrow Buddhist heads likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afghani...
17:52, 07/08/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
19:39, 05/29/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school studen...
16:00, 05/25/2019

The Stranger Things kids freaked the fuck out of people at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum When you’re a kid starring in Stranger Things, you’re used to freaky stuff, so it probably would take a lot to scare you. In fact, you might be more interested in scaring other people. So it’s not too surprising than when the young Stranger Things ca...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
21:39, 05/07/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system sparked a fire that destroyed most of its collection -- a fraction of the more than $950 million ple...
11:00, 05/09/2019

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Exhibition Review: A Reimagined Spy Museum in Washington Doesn’t Flinch From the Darker Side Built for $162 million, the museum features flashy interactive exhibits but also grapples with intelligence failures, out-of-control surveillance and torture....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has al...
20:39, 06/08/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
20:52, 05/24/2019

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
22:26, 06/12/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
23:39, 05/14/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
18:52, 07/16/2019

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
00:39, 07/13/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
04:52, 06/06/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
02:39, 06/19/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
23:13, 07/10/2019

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
03:13, 07/09/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
09:39, 07/11/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
01:52, 06/01/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
06:39, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
03:00, 05/29/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Liberal site rips Holocaust Museum for its 'dreadful' intervention in 'concentration camps' debate A liberal news site is getting a ton of blowback on Monday over a piece denouncing the Holocaust Museum's "dreadful" involvement in the national debate over concentration camps. ...
14:26, 06/25/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
01:00, 05/16/2019

L.A. Museum Opens New Exhibit of Dystopian Vehicles From Movies Like Blade Runner and Mad Max: Fury Road If you’ve never been to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, you have to go. And there’s no better time than this year, as the museum opens up a new exhibit of vehicles from TV and movies that looks cool as hell.Read more......
17:39, 05/03/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
00:26, 06/05/2019

Not a baaad idea: Pilot project to bring grazing sheep to Living Prairie Museum A pilot project to test the feasibility of grazing sheep as a way to manage vegetation is coming to the St. James-area museum – one of the few remaining areas of Winnipeg still home to native tall grass prairie – beginning Monday....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboa...
13:52, 05/31/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
08:00, 06/29/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
09:52, 06/25/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
22:13, 05/15/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
16:39, 05/27/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter bo...
21:26, 05/26/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the g...
20:52, 06/20/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. They urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thur...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bank...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
07:00, 07/08/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
18:52, 06/06/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from Gov. Jim Justice and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says it’s thought to be the country̵...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
00:13, 07/12/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
14:52, 04/30/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
05:00, 07/04/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
17:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
22:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
01:13, 06/06/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drug...
11:39, 07/11/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
00:00, 05/27/2019

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting op...
15:52, 06/12/2019

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of her death is reportedly still unknown.See the rest...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Auschwitz Museum criticizes Aussie company for selling products with images of notorious concentration camp The Auschwitz Museum denounced an online marketplace for independent artists Wednesday over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp. ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
21:39, 06/24/2019

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing d...
19:39, 05/29/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
02:00, 06/29/2019

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potentially save their lives, a new study finds....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
01:39, 06/14/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
03:26, 06/11/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
23:13, 06/10/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
22:39, 05/23/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Thursday....
18:00, 05/02/2019

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
14:13, 06/26/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
04:52, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all times local): 1 p.m. Differences between state and local governments on how to handle any future settl...
20:39, 06/25/2019

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Drug company founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — The wealthy founder of a drug company has been convicted of scheming to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. A jury found Insys Therapeutics Founder and former CEO John Kapoor guilty of racket...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
19:26, 06/27/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 2018. He was one of the top 15 prescribers of opioid...
20:26, 05/03/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that have been made public in a lawsuit brought by Connecticut’s attorney general. The lawsuit says ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Oklahoma medical examiner testifies in state opioid lawsuit NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has provided tragic details of opioid-related deaths during testimony in the state’s lawsuit that alleges drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson contributed to the opioid epidemic. Among the c...
19:00, 06/19/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies and emphasize treatment....
17:00, 05/23/2019