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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes renews fight to constrain prosecutors

During a virtual hearing, Ms. Holmes’s lawyers and the U.S. attorney’s office in Northern California continued months of finger-pointing over who is to blame for the inability to access the blood-test database. Called the Laboratory Information System, it recorded data points on millions of Theranos blood tests but became inaccessible in 2018 under circumstances the prosecution and defense disagree about.

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Johnson & Johnson settles New York opioid case for $230 million

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $230 million to the state of New York to resolve an opioid lawsuit slated to go to trial Tuesday, as negotiations intensify with the company and three drug distributors to clinch a $26 billion settlement of thousands of other lawsuits blaming the pharmaceutical industry for the opioid crisis.