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Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

WASHINGTON — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet.

Missouri doctor indicted in alleged fentanyl fraud scheme

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a southwest Missouri physician accused of receiving tens of thousands of dollars in kickbacks for prescribing fentanyl spray to hundreds of patients in a $2.4 million medical fraud scheme.
Trump to sign U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal Wednesday

Trump to sign U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal Wednesday

MIAMI — President Donald Trump will hold a signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement on Wednesday, according to the White House.
Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid

BOSTON — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis.
Prosecutor: DNA match leads to Florida 'pillowcase rapist'

Prosecutor: DNA match leads to Florida 'pillowcase rapist'

MIAMI — Prosecutors announced Thursday that a sophisticated DNA match has led to the cold case arrest of a Florida man believed to be the “pillowcase rapist" who terrorized greater Miami with a series of assaults on women in the 1980s.
Family receives remains of 6 killed in El Salvador massacre

Family receives remains of 6 killed in El Salvador massacre

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — El Salvador's forensic institute on Thursday turned over to family members the remains of six of the more than 200 rural residents killed by soldiers in August 1982 El Calabozo massacre.
'Sopranos' actress says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s

'Sopranos' actress says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s

NEW YORK — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated c
Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

SEATTLE — A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known for rampant drug use and street unrest.
China confirms 1st death outside epicenter of viral outbreak

China confirms 1st death outside epicenter of viral outbreak

BEIJING — China moved to lock down at least three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts of the world during
Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

SYDNEY, Australia — Three American firefighting airplane crew members were killed Thursday when the C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said.