Just business? Tell that to victims

It was just a business decision. That's the cool, professional tone of the April announcement by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. that it had agreed to settle the vast majority of the product liability lawsuits against its diabetes drug Actos.

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Assisted suicide bill advances in California special session

A controversial bill to allow physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in California passed a key legislative committee on Tuesday, after failing in the legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from the Catholic Church.

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George Steinbrenner flipped off Red Sox after Yankees won 2003 ALCS

George Steinbrenner added insult to injury after the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox on Aaron Boone's home run in Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship Series. Despite the crushing loss for Boston, former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar told "The Dan Patrick Show" that the late Yankees owner gave them a two-finger salute as they left the Bronx.

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Assisted suicide bill advances in California special session

A controversial bill to allow physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in California passed a key legislative committee on Tuesday, after failing in the legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from the Catholic Church.

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EDITORIAL: Drone industry must address collision risks

The unmanned aerial vehicle industry could create more than 100,000 U.S. jobs, with an economic impact of $82 billion within 10 years, according to a study prepared for the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. Those positions will include everything from computer software development to engineering, manufacturing and piloting.

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