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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 7:33 p.m.

EPA won’t approve warning labels for Roundup chemical

The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies …


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 7:48 p.m.

Judge reduces $2B award in Monsanto Roundup case to $86.7M

A Northern California judge has upheld a jury’s verdict that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide caused cancer in a couple but reduced damages from $2 billion to $86.7 million.


MLB roundup: Stephen Strasburg immaculate as surging Nationals beat Marlins 3-1

Washington has won seven of its last eight and is 25-10 since May 24. The Nationals improved to 44-41, the first time they’ve been three games over .500 this season.


Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case

A Northern California jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused each of …


Thanks a lot, Grandma: Negative effects of Roundup chemical doesn’t surface for generations, WSU researcher says

Much of the food we eat today may impact our great-grandchildren, a prominent WSU researcher said. Bayer, the company that owns the chemical in question, is fighting that assertion.


High-stakes trial starts in Roundup weed killer cancer claim

A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup weed killer caused a California man’s cancer in a trial starting Monday that plaintiffs’ attorneys say could help …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

Roundup found in Cheerios reignites debate on food safety

A national environmental research and advocacy group has issued a second report documenting traces of the herbicide Roundup in popular oat cereals such as Cheerios, saying its presence in food …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

NFL preseason roundup: Jaguars’ top wideout Marqise Lee injured in win against Falcons

Marqise Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, injured his left knee in a 17-6 victory against Atlanta in the preseason Saturday night and could be out for …


Bayer stock plunges days after jury awards $289 million to man with terminal cancer

Bayer’s stock slumped about 10 percent in midday trading Monday, three days after a California jury awarded $289 million to a former groundskeeper who said the popular weedkiller Roundup gave …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed killer contributed …


MLB roundup: J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 32nd homer as Red Sox top Twins

J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, Mookie Betts had two RBI doubles and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Saturday night for their 17th …


UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:17 p.m.

Judge: Experts can testify that Roundup linked to cancer

Evidence that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer seems “weak,” but experts can still make that claim at trial, a U.S. judge ruled Tuesday.


MLB roundup: CC Sabathia, Aaron Judge help New York Yankees rout Boston Red Sox 8-1

CC Sabathia shut down the high-scoring Red Sox, Greg Bird hit two home runs and Aaron Judge connected off a college teammate as the New York Yankees bopped Boston 8-1 …


MLB capsules: Mookie Betts hits slam, Red Sox rout Yankees for 9th win in row

Mookie Betts hit a grand slam on a monster night, leading Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 14-1 Tuesday in Boston for their ninth …


MLB roundup: Shohei Ohtani homers as Angels pound Indians 13-2

Shohei Ohtani hit his first major league home run in his first Angel Stadium at-bat, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Cleveland Indians 13-2 on Tuesday night in Anaheim, …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

Judge to weigh science behind Monsanto Roundup cancer claim

Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product’s manufacturer – …


Canada gets skating gold, American Anderson wins slopestyle

Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi.


Agricultural groups challenge California weed-killer warning

A coalition of national and Midwestern agricultural groups is suing to overturn a California declaration that the popular weed-killer Roundup can cause cancer.


Sacramento State edges Montana State with late drive 41-38

Nate Ketteringham threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns, including a 15-yard lob to Jaelin Ratliff with 15 second left, to help Sacramento State edge Montana State 41-38 on Saturday …


SEC awards $22 million to Monsanto whistleblower

A former Monsanto financial executive who blew the whistle on the company’s accounting practices has been awarded a $22.4 million share of the government’s settlement with Monsanto, according to his …