Manufacturers will no longer be allowed to conceal serious injuries and other malfunctions associated with implants and other medical products, from breast implants to surgical staplers from public view.
A scathing new report from a government watchdog has criticized US immigration authorities use of solitary confinement.
Locked for weeks or months in isolation cells, mentally ill and other vulnerable detainees from around the world are plagued by anxiety, anger, depression and suicidal impulses.
Homeland Security official spent years pushing to stop the isolation of mentally ill and other vulnerable detainees. Now she is going public for the first time.
There is an immediate increase in offshore incorporations when governments crack down on organized crime, according to a report based on Panama Papers data.
In a major advance for transparency, the FDA will disclose records of patient harm and device malfunctions that had been kept buried for nearly two decades.
Lawyers hope the documents will force a foreign-owned company to compensate them for alleged pollution, forced removal, health complaints and human rights violations.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling could also open other American-based international organizations to lawsuits over financing overseas development.