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Even in Best-Case Scenario, Opioid Overdose Deaths Will Keep Rising Until 2022 Health
Even in Best-Case Scenario, Opioid Overdose Deaths Will Keep Rising Until 2022

In the nation’s opioid epidemic, the carnage is far from over. A new projection of opioid overdose death rates suggests that even if there is steady progress in reducing prescription narcotics abuse nationwide, the... Read More

By Detailing the Horrific Events of Her Gang Rape, One Woman Fights to End Sexual Violence on College Campuses Featured
By Detailing the Horrific Events of Her Gang Rape, One Woman Fights to End Sexual Violence on College Campuses

LOS ANGELES — The buzz of the lights. That is all you can hear in this big gymnasium, the buzz of the lights overhead and the sound of Brenda Tracy’s voice, which remains steady even as she begins to cry. Read More

Washington Voters Approved a Tough New Gun Law, But Some County Sheriffs Won’t Enforce It Washington
Washington Voters Approved a Tough New Gun Law, But Some County Sheriffs Won’t Enforce It

In November, Washington state voters passed new gun regulations with nearly 60 percent of the vote. But it turns out that the voters might not have had the last word. In at least 13 mostly rural counties across the state... Read More

Women Accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor of Sexual Assault Would Be Willing to Testify at Impeachment Proceedings Political News
Women Accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor of Sexual Assault Would Be Willing to Testify at Impeachment Proceedings

Two women who have accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting them in the 2000s say they are willing to testify before Virginia lawmakers. Fairfax, meanwhile, released a statement again saying the... Read More

Klobuchar Offers Democrats a Midwestern Road to the White House 2020 Elections
Klobuchar Offers Democrats a Midwestern Road to the White House

WASHINGTON –– Sen. Amy Klobuchar doesn’t have much star power in a Democratic primary packed with it. She can’t compete with several of the other presidential candidates in social media presence, fundraising... Read More

Congress Tries Again for a Deal on Border Barrier Money Congress
Congress Tries Again for a Deal on Border Barrier Money

WASHINGTON –– Congressional negotiators dug in for a weekend of talks on a security plan that includes some sort of barrier on the U.S.-Mexican border, hoping to complete a deal that’s also acceptable to President Donald Trump and ... Read More

Virginia Governor Won’t Quit; Lieutenant Governor Pressed to Resign In The News
Virginia Governor Won’t Quit; Lieutenant Governor Pressed to Resign

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, in his first interview since a racist photo in his medical school yearbook emerged over a week ago, said he’ll finish his four-year term and pursue an agenda of racial reconciliation and “equity.” Read More

What ‘Dope Sick’ Really Feels Like Health
What ‘Dope Sick’ Really Feels Like

Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know. For many users, full-blown withdrawal is often foreshadowed by a yawn, or perhaps a runny nose, a sore back, sensitive skin or a restless leg. Read More

Sanders Risks Getting Crowded Out in 2020 Field of Progressives 2020 Elections
Sanders Risks Getting Crowded Out in 2020 Field of Progressives

WASHINGTON— Bernie Sanders’ army of fervent progressives will be up for grabs in 2020 even if the Vermont independent again runs for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read More

5 Reasons Why Vietnam Was Selected to Host Trump’s Second North Korea Summit North Korea
5 Reasons Why Vietnam Was Selected to Host Trump’s Second North Korea Summit

SINGAPORE — When President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28 for a second round of nuclear talks, the world spotlight will shine on a country that has come a long... Read More

Imaad Zuberi Donated Big to Trump’s Inauguration. Now Prosecutors Have Questions White House
Imaad Zuberi Donated Big to Trump’s Inauguration. Now Prosecutors Have Questions

LOS ANGELES — When federal prosecutors subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee Monday, they reportedly showed particular interest in its dealings with one donor: Imaad Zuberi. Read More

In NC’s Disputed 9th District Election, Republican Incumbent Wants to Subpoena His Democratic Challenger Political News
In NC’s Disputed 9th District Election, Republican Incumbent Wants to Subpoena His Democratic Challenger

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A hearing on North Carolina’s disputed 9th District election could finally shed more light on the only undecided congressional race in the U.S., and Republican Mark Harris wants his Democratic... Read More

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