The New York Times – Attorney General Jeff Sessions proposed new regulations that could severely limit the amount of highly addictive opioid pain medication that drug companies can produce.
Bloomberg – The US wants to fund research targeting better cybersecurity for the nation’s power grid and the oil and natural gas industry after web attacks hobbled electronic communications for several pipeline operators.
USA TODAY – Thousands on the National Mall on Saturday marched past the Environmental Protection Agency and to the US Capitol to advocate for science to play a larger role in society.
The Washington Post – Artificial intelligence will solve Facebook’s most vexing problems, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg insists. He just can’t say when, or how.
US Food and Drug Administration – The FDA today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes.
Bloomberg – A cyberattack that US natural gas pipeline owners weren’t required to report has lawmakers taking a closer look at how the industry is handling such threats, raising the prospect of tighter regulation.
USA TODAY – A former high school football player who has been left with lifelong debilitating effects precipitated by an in-game injury and his coaching staff’s inability to correctly diagnose that he had suffered a concussion was handed a whopping $7.1 million settlement.
Autoblog – The White House intends to nominate a top auto-safety agency official to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as regulators deal with contentious issues such as autonomous vehicles.
STAT – Surgeon General Jerome Adams is issuing a rare public health advisory, calling for friends and family of people at risk for opioid overdoses to carry the OD-reversal medication naloxone.
USA TODAY – The sound of spring is changing in Florida. Yes, there are still plenty of bats and baseballs hitting gloves, but the whistles and cheers are often focused on another sport: girls flag football.