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With a federal judge poised to approve the Purdue Pharma's controversial Chapter 11 plan, the company is working behind the scenes to preempt a legal challenge by the Department of Justice.
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Customers walks into a McDonald's restaurant, in London on Aug. 24. McDonald's says it has pulled milkshakes from the menu in all 1,250 of its British restaurants because of supply problems stemming from a shortage of truck drivers.
In December 1955, a man posts a price for leaded gasoline at a station in Everett, Massachusetts. The United Nations said on Monday that the world is no longer using the toxic fuel, bringing an end to a century of damaging pollution.
Commuters wait in line for public buses as they leave work in Beijing's business district on Aug. 27. China's Supreme People's Court has ruled that it's illegal for companies to subject employees to the practice known as "996," or working 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week.
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