City of Los Angeles opens investigation into drugmaker following CNN report

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has launched an investigation into California-based drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals, the subject of a CNN report into its aggressive targeting of nursing home residents with a drug called Nuedexta that may be unnecessary or unsafe for this population.

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Despite setbacks, senators continue to pitch bipartisan health care fix

A bipartisan deal to stabilize the Obamacare marketplace encountered early stumbling blocks Wednesday, with President Donald Trump reversing his earlier support and the Senate’s No. 3 Republican Sen. John Thune announcing to reporters that the bill had “stalled out” in the Senate just 24 hours after it was announced.

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Rape in DR Congo: An economic war on women’s bodies

A nameless woman is beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) She is a new victim in a brutal conflict that has gripped a sedate region of Congo for a year.

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Rape in DR Congo: A war on women’s bodies

A nameless woman is beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) She is a new victim in a brutal conflict that has gripped a sedate region of Congo for a year.

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