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Cardinal Health was one of a handful of corporations to strike a last-minute settlement with two Ohio counties, to avoid the first major trial in the landmark federal litigation effort concerning the opioid health crisis. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Opioid Trial: 4 Companies Reach Tentative Settlement With Ohio Counties

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California Wildfire Victims Face Deadline To File Against PG&E

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Michael Stumo and his wife Nadia Milleron, whose daughter was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight crash, attend a House committee hearing June 19. They and other victims' families have been a driving force in the campaign to keep the Boeing 737 Max grounded. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Crash Victim's Family Pushes To Keep Boeing 737 Max From Flying Again Too Soon

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Kamel Guemari is a manager of a McDonald's in a neighborhood in Marseille, France, that's known for crime and drug gangs. He has been leading an employee charge to save the restaurant, which has become a vital community anchor in an under-resourced immigrant neighborhood. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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Save The .... McDonald's? One Franchise In France Has Become A Social Justice Cause

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Landmark Federal Opioid Trial Is Set To Begin In Cleveland

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Forever 21 Reveals The Flaws Of Fast Fashion

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How The Vision Fund Has Transformed Silicon Valley And Startups

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Companies are increasingly concerned about how Earth's changing climate might affect their businesses, such as crop failures from drought, heat and storms. Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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As The Climate Warms, Companies Scramble To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits

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Goldfish, like these showcased at Tokyo's Nihonbashi Art Aquarium, have been bred in China over centuries, into forms so varied and rare that one can be worth hundreds of dollars. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Goldfish Tariff: Fancy Pet Fish Among The Stranger Casualties Of The Trade War

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Bathrooms remain a key issue for employers and for co-workers who don't feel comfortable sharing bathrooms with transgender people, says Mark Marsen, a human resources director. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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He, She, They: Workplaces Adjust As Gender Identity Norms Change

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Justice Williams with gym goers and kettlebells at CORE in Brookline, Mass. Robin Lubbock/WBUR hide caption

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'Queer Gym' Empowers LGBTQ+ Clients, Both Physically And Mentally

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A Juul starter kit sold at a kiosk in a mall in Makati City in the Philippines. Carlo Gabuco for NPR hide caption

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Juul Is Behaving Differently In The Philippines Than In The U.S., Say Activists

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Loot Boxes Are A Lucrative Game Of Chance, But Are They Gambling?

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Employers are using virtual reality to train millions of workers in everything from operating machines to how to handle active shooters. Courtesy of Strivr hide caption

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Virtual Reality Goes To Work, Helping Train Employees

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Lessons Learned From The Microsoft Anti-Trust Case That Began In The 1990s

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Corn from a fall harvest in Guatemala. John Seaton Callahan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Guatemala, A Bad Year For Corn — And For U.S. Aid

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Why All Those Criticisms About Millennials Aren't Necessarily Fair

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Juul Drops Support Of San Francisco Measure To Overturn E-Cigarette Ban

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Navigating The New Realities Of Work And Retirement

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