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Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort
3 weeks ago -
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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Tiny Pacific island has 38 million pieces of trash Tiny Pacific island has 38 million pieces of trash
1 week ago -
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches. [Read More]
Parents to stand trial on lesser charges in toddler's meth-eating Parents to stand trial on lesser charges in toddler's meth-eating
1 week ago -
PINE GROVE (AP) — Parents of a toddler who ingested methamphetamine in their Pennsylvania home have waived their right to a preliminary hearing on reduced charges and ordered to stand trial. [Read More]
Women in 30s now having more babies than younger moms
1 week ago -
NEW YORK — For the first time, women in their early 30s are having more babies than younger moms in the United States. [Read More]
Jailhouse videos show quirks of church gunman Jailhouse videos show quirks of church gunman
1 week ago -
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A week before the sentencing phase of his trial, Dylann Roof got a visit in jail from his mother, who pleaded with him to reconsider his decision to act as his own lawyer in the fatal shootings of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church. [Read More]
New Orleans takes down third Confederate-era monument New Orleans takes down third Confederate-era monument
1 week ago -
NEW ORLEANS — Workers in New Orleans took down a Confederate monument to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early today, the third of four such monuments to come down in the city. [Read More]
Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave two dead Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave two dead
1 week ago -
CHICAGO (AP) — Two people died and dozens were injured when tornadoes flattened a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a housing subdivision in Oklahoma during powerful spring storms that battered an area from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes. [Read More]
Georgia carries out first execution of the year Georgia carries out first execution of the year
1 week ago -
JACKSON, Ga. — Georgia today carried out its first execution this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his 73-year-old neighbor 25 years ago. [Read More]
Feds, Walmart allege canned tuna prices fixed Feds, Walmart allege canned tuna prices fixed
1 week ago -
Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. — Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist — conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a taste for one of America’s favorite sandwich ingredients, according to criminal and civil court records updated this week. [Read More]
Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. [Read More]
School district pulls book 'Thirteen Reasons Why' School district pulls book 'Thirteen Reasons Why'
1 week ago -
DENVER — As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves, a school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that’s the basis for Netflix’s popular new series “13 Reasons Why.” [Read More]
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in L.A. County cockfighting raid
1 week ago -
VAL VERDE, Calif. (AP) — Some 7,000 birds were seized in one of the largest raids of illegal cockfighting in United States history, authorities said Tuesday. [Read More]
Chelsea Manning released after seven years in military prison
1 week ago -
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, was released from a Kansas military prison early today after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence. [Read More]
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