How Philly kids will learn from two black men’s wrongful arrest at a Starbucks

“Donte and Rashon illustrate the power of moving forward,” said Jill Bazelon, director of Bridges to Wealth, a financial empowerment program. “Instead of getting stuck in bitterness and division, they focus on elevating themselves and the most underserved communities in Philadelphia.”

Destination Maternity in bankruptcy and for sale, with some store closings planned

Destination Maternity seeks bankruptcy protection. Chain is up for sale. Some stores will likely close before the December auction.

Destination Maternity in bankruptcy and for sale, with some store closings planned

Destination Maternity seeks bankruptcy protection. Chain is up for sale. Some stores will likely close before the December auction.

Shapiro and state AGs announce proposed $48 billion nationwide opioid settlement

The proposal is meant to resolve litigation in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. But it's unclear whether cities and states will sign on.

Shapiro and state AGs announce proposed $48 billion nationwide opioid settlement

The proposal is meant to resolve litigation in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. But it's unclear whether cities and states will sign on.

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the toll of opioids, averting the first federal trial on the crisis

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the toll of opioids, averting the first federal trial on the crisis
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Is your business paying too much for office coffee?

Outsourcing may be the right move because it's cheaper and better quality.

Drug firms, including AmerisourceBergen, reach $260 million settlement in opioid epidemic case

CLEVELAND--Two Ohio counties settled with four drug companies on the eve of a landmark federal trial over responsibility for the opioid epidemic, in a $260 million deal that emerged just an hour before opening arguments were set to begin Monday.

Across the U.S., over 700 doctors were paid more than a million dollars by drug and medical-device companies since 2014

ProPublica has been tracking drug company spending on doctors since 2010. The news site just updated the database and found that companies are still paying private doctors huge sums for promotional talks and consulting.

Protect mom, dad, grandparents, and yourself during Cyber Security Awareness month

A Drexel professor in cybersecurity, Rob D'Ovidio, will talk about protecting ourselves.

Could Comcast’s TCM price hike, Starz dispute push more customers to cut the cord?

Angry customers on social media said Comcast was effectively raising their prices, especially on seniors who enjoy classic movies on TCM.

Top Philly doctors make huge sums — through Big Pharma consulting side gigs

Nearly two-dozen area doctors, among them some of the region’s most prominent health-care leaders, received more than $1 million in industry payments over five years.

Bucks County start-up says it has a solution to Phillies hitting woes

Ardmore’s Tom Noonan says his high-velocity pitching machine Fireball can mimic specific pro pitchers.

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Does this liberal chief justice have a cure for corporate America?

Strine’s legal reform program for U.S. business — listed in a paper titled “Toward Fair and Sustainable Capitalism” — go beyond interpretation of existing law.

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

Negotiations aimed at a major settlement of opioid lawsuits have ended for the day without a deal.

Key Northeastern governors join forces to chart a path to legalizing marijuana

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said the summit resulted in “meaningful agreements” on market regulation, public health, law enforcement, and vaping best practices.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos found in sample

Johnson & Johnson is recalling one lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder after tiny amounts of asbestos contamination were found in samples from a single bottle purchased online.

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