Articles by Trevor Stokes

Pharmacies Accused Of Profiting From Drug Shortages

Lawmakers are investigating three pharmacies in Maryland and North Carolina accused of passing critical drugs in short supply directly to wholesalers, who are likely to profit from the scarcity of life-saving medicines, rather than to the patients that need them.

Seeking The Roots Of A US Soldier's Shooting Rampage

In the search for an explanation of why a U.S. soldier left his base in Afghanistan at night and killed 16 civilians in their homes, some experts have raised the possibility that mental illness or a brain injury played a role in the massacre.

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Saudi Aramco Confirms Interest In SABIC Acquisition

The world’s largest crude oil production company, Saudi Arabian state-owned Saudi Aramco, is looking to diversify its portfolio ahead of a planned public listing, in which it would sell 5 percent of the company.
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Couple Arrested For Locking 10-Year-Old Daughter In Basement

The police raided the house of Randy Swopes, 48, and Katherine Swopes, 49, after they received an anonymous tip around 2 p.m. local time (3 p.m. EDT) and discovered that a young girl was being held captive in the basement of the home in “poor condition.”