Former President Bill Clinton, right, campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, left, in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 26.
All police officers in New York State are to begin carrying an antidote drug for heroin overdoses. Meanwhile, the FDA has approved a hand-held device that delivers a single dose of the antidote.
A federal judge blocked the trustee seeking money for Bernard Madoff's victims from interfering with New York state's $410 million settlement with Ezra Merkin, a Wall Street hedge fund manager accused of steering client money to the swindler. The settlement calls for Merkin to pay $405 million to investors over three years, and $5 million to New York State to cover fees and costs.