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$15 minimum wage for federal contractors will take effect Jan. 30.

Employees of federal contractors will make at least $15 per hour under a final rule that the Labor Department announced…

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Oklahoma’s governor puts an opponent of vaccine mandates in charge of the National Guard.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The governor of Oklahoma this week dismissed the state’s highest ranking military official, a vocal backer of…

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Health

The Core Legal Strategy Against Opioid Companies May Be Faltering

In 2014, as overdoses and deaths from prescription opioids were catapulting, gutting the budgets of local governments that were struggling…

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Health

Opioid Makers Win Major Victory in California Trial

Four manufacturers of prescription opioids won the pharmaceutical industry’s first major legal victory in the opioid crisis, turning aside claims…

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Business

In Push to Tax the Rich, White House Spotlights Billionaires’ Tax Rates

WASHINGTON — President Biden is leaning into his push to increase taxes on the rich as he seeks to unify…

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