Analysis & Comment

Opinion | The Lies Hollywood Tells About Little Girls

I spent my 13th birthday locked in a hotel room in Toronto. It was July 2000, and I was on a press tour to promote the movie “Thomas and the Magic Railroad.” I had been promised a day off for my birthday, but when I arrived from Los Angeles the night before, I learned I […]

World News

Escaped Auckland cockatiel’s mammoth journey to the Coromandel

Keith the cockatiel’s first time flying outside wasn’t just a short trip in the local area – but a more than 60km journey across the North Island. Keith hadn’t been outdoors before, when, on December 23, his owner Peter Champion forgot the bird was sitting on his shoulder and walked out the front door for […]

World News

Najib faces 1MDB verdict as Malaysian political ground shifts

Judge to give decision in first case relating to failed state fund in decision that could have a major political impact. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – After nearly 16 months, dozens of witnesses and thousands of pages of evidence, a Malaysian judge will on Tuesday deliver his verdict on whether former Prime Minister Najib Razak is […]

Business

U.S. claims Regeneron paid kickbacks via charity to boost expensive drug

BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday sued Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, accusing it of using a charity that helps cover Medicare patients’ drug costs as a means to pay kickbacks for using its expensive macular degeneration drug Eylea. The government filed a lawsuit against the company in federal court in Boston, the latest […]