Stuart Burnett, like many other Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, struggles against the country's health care, health insurance and Veterans Affairs systems trying to have his condition diagnosed and treated.
Chemicals giant Bayer has reached a settlement to end most of the current US lawsuits. Its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, plaintiffs insist, bit it's still used in many places in Europe and beyond.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.