State Highlights: FEMA’s Recovery Efforts On U.S. Islands Lag Behind Those On Mainland, Report Says; Citing Opioid Epidemic Challenges, Maryland’s Chief Medical Examiner Announces Resignation

Media outlets report on news from Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Maryland, New Hampshire, Minnesota, District of Columbia, Florida, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio and California. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Fired Navy Chief Rebukes President Trump, Defends Handling Of Navy SEAL Case | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Nielsen Global Connect Taps Jacqueline D. Woods as New Chief Marketing Officer

Among BLACK ENTERPRISE‘s 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America, marketing veteran Jacqueline D. Woods has been named chief marketing officer of Nielsen Global Connect, which delivers data and tools to consumer packaged goods producers and retailers for innovation and … Read more…

Exclusive: Beijing could ax extra tariffs on U.S. farm products to boost imports – China trade association chief

Beijing could remove extra tariffs imposed since last year on U.S. farm products to ease the way for importers to buy up to $ 50 billion worth, rather than direct them to buy specific amounts, the head of a government-backed … Read more…

Former FDA chief: ‘I don’t see how’ regulators keep Juul, other e-cigarettes, on the market

Former FDA chief David Kessler says it "remains to be seen" whether any e-cigarettes can survive the agency's review process. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

‘Absolutely No Excuse’ For Fort Worth Officer Shooting Woman Dead, Police Chief Says

Atatiana Jefferson’s 8-year-old nephew told investigators that Jefferson heard noises outside and pulled out a handgun before she was shot by Aaron Dean. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: Get an Additional 20% OFF Flea … Read more…

U.S. Public Lands Chief Says His Positions On Climate, Immigrants Don’t Matter

Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley repeatedly dodged questions at an environmental journalism conference. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Tenn. Block Grant Experiment Would Boost Federal Funding, State Medicaid Chief Says

Tennessee wants to be the first state to test a radical approach for federal financing of Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for low-income people. The proposal, Tennessee Medicaid Director Gabe Roberts said, would increase the federal government’s contributions by … Read more…

Ex-FDA chief McClellan says ‘structures’ weren’t in place to identify vaping crisis earlier

McClellan says former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb had tried over the last couple of years to put a more "aggressive regulatory structure in place" for use of e-cigarettes. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

The Post has reported that the complaint was prompted by President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader. Trump has denied doing anything improper. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for intelligence chief less than a week after Trump picked him

The Texas congressman faced questions about padding his résumé and critics said he lacked the required national security expertise. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and … Read more…

Viewpoints: There’s No Silver Bullet On Drug Prices, But Senate’s Bipartisan Efforts Are A Start; Big Tobacco Has Found Willing Accomplice In FDA Chief

Editorial and opinion writers delve into health topics ranging from drug prices to burnout in medicine, medical debt, suicide and more. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Former White House chief of staff joins unaccompanied migrant children shelter board

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly has joined the board of directors for a company that operates shelters for undocumented migrant children. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with … Read more…

Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen Resigned After Trump Flogged Her Over Border Security

Win McNamee/Getty Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned from her position on Sunday evening, after serving sixteen months on the job. Nielsen’s departure comes only two days after President Donald Trump announced that he was withdrawing the nomination of Ronald … Read more…

Ex NATO Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Concordium As Strategic Advisor

Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen joined Switzerland-based blockchain identity startup Concordium as its strategic adviser. Concordium, the world’s first identity-validating, regulatorily compliant blockchain network, is led by Saxo Bank co-founder Lars Seier Christensen. Rasmussen served three terms as Prime … Read more…

Tekashi 6ix9ine Dropped Dime In Chief Keef Shooting Case, Allegedly

Source: PYMCA / Getty Word is Tekashi 6ix9ine is already dropping dime on his former associates. A few members of the Brownsville rapper’s entourage have been charged with shooting at Chief Keef.  According to TMZ, Kintea McKenzie, Anthony Ellison and Denard Butler have indicted in crimes that … Read more…

Chief Justice Roberts weighs in on mystery subpoena clash potentially tied to Mueller

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has weighed in on a clash over a mysterious grand jury subpoena, which is rumored to be connected to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans … Read more…

Matt Schlapp: Mick Mulvaney ‘perfect fit’ for Trump chief of staff

ABC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

ASU chief: Colleges face a ‘completion crisis’ — half of students since 1980 never graduated

The more pressing crisis facing higher education is not student debt but graduation rates, says Arizona State University President Michael Crow. Wealth BEST DEAL UPDATE: The Street SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

The announcement came after nearly a week of jockeying in which several possible picks turned down the job. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the … Read more…

Jimmy Kimmel: Trump Wants Jared Kushner as Chief of Staff Because He’s ‘Good Enough to Screw’ Ivanka

ABC Earlier this week, Jimmy Kimmel noted in his monologue that, given John Kelly’s clashes with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, whoever Donald Trump ends up picking to be his next chief of staff will need the approval of his … Read more…

‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Alphabet kicks off a private two-day conference dedicated to health, featuring AI chief Jeff Dean

The conference is a rare opportunity for Alphabet employees to come together from the various teams dabbling in health care, including Google Fit, Nest, Google Brain, Verily and Calico. It's billed as an academic conference. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Trump talked with Jeff Sessions’s own chief of staff about replacing him as attorney general

The conversation between the president and Matt Whitaker was informal, and it was not clear how definitive the president’s intentions were. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…