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Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort
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BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders’ thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he’d been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. [Read More]

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House approves revamp of appeals in VA cases House approves revamp of appeals in VA cases
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WASHINGTON — The House unanimously approved legislation Tuesday to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle appeals from veterans unhappy with their disability payouts, an effort to reduce a rapidly growing claims backlog without adding billions in government costs. [Read More]
Mother of quadriplegic son awarded honorary degree Mother of quadriplegic son awarded honorary degree
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ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration degree. [Read More]
Hands off U.S. election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia Hands off U.S. election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia
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WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump’s campaign. [Read More]
Trump officials defend budget proposal Trump officials defend budget proposal
9 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Top officials in President Donald Trump’s cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax proposals. [Read More]
Attorney hired to aid Trump in probe
9 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has retained his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming outside legal team that will represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election. [Read More]
U.K. deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites
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MANCHESTER, England — British security forces arrested three more suspects today in connection with the Manchester concert bombing and sent hundreds of soldiers to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. [Read More]
Trump, Pope Francis spread peace message
9 hours ago -
VATICAN CITY — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican today, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. [Read More]
Cosby defense lawyers claim race bias in selection of jury
9 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury. [Read More]
Teen appeals sentence Teen appeals sentence
9 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A lawyer for a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man convicted of shooting a friend and then posing for a selfie with the dying teen has appealed his sentence. [Read More]
Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89 Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89
9 hours ago -
LONDON — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. [Read More]
Man dies when bucket hits lines
9 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh said a man in a cherry picker was electrocuted after his bucket hit power lines, and his body remained in the contraption as workers tried shut off power to make it safe to remove him. [Read More]
Police: Child saved after driver OD’d
9 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh said an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin. [Read More]
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