Toyota Invests In Uber In Autonomous Vehicle Pact

Toyota Invests In Uber In Autonomous Vehicle Pact

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to invest around $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc. as part of an agreement for the companies to work together on autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and lowering transportation costs.

California Governor Signs Overhaul Of Bail System

California Governor Signs Overhaul Of Bail System

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a bill that abolishes the state's current money bail system, and replaces it with one that gives judges greater power to decide who should remain incarcerated ahead of trial.

Florida Leads Way In Best Places For Women To Start Businesses

Florida Leads Way In Best Places For Women To Start Businesses

The website Business.org ranked U.S. cities based on factors that may help women entrepreneurs be more successful, and in doing so, revealed data that suggests Florida leads the way in best places for women to start businesses.

Study Finds Life Is Not Sunny For Many Florida Children

Study Finds Life Is Not Sunny For Many Florida Children

According to a study from WalletHub, the Sunshine State ranks among the 20 states with the highest rates of underprivileged children. 

Florida's Health: In Numbers

Florida's Health: In Numbers

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute have issued health rankings, including an measure dubbed "quality of life” among others.

Jury Awards Millions to Man Blaming Monsanto's Roundup for Cancer

Jury Awards Millions to Man Blaming Monsanto's Roundup for Cancer

A jury awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto's Roundup left him dying of cancer.

Florida Health Officials Launch Opioid Education Campaign

Florida Health Officials Launch Opioid Education Campaign

Florida health officials aiming to educate the public on some of the new changes in opioid law have launched a campaign called "Take Control."

House Panel Presses Pharmaceutical Companies on Opioid Crisis

House Panel Presses Pharmaceutical Companies on Opioid Crisis

A House committee investigating the opioid epidemic is asking three pharmaceutical manufacturers to answer questions and provide documents regarding their internal practices, including their knowledge and marketing of the addictive drug.

How The First Federal Investigation Of Purdue Pharma Fell Short

How The First Federal Investigation Of Purdue Pharma Fell Short

The story of the first opioid-related federal investigation shows why holding Purdue Pharma accountable has been so difficult. It also shows why it took so long to rein in the marketing practices that have caused widespread addiction and riddled local communities with overwhelming costs.