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Surge in fentanyl cases fuels opioid epidemic

2016-08-25
According to the CDC, law enforcement submitted 426% more fentanyl to the DEA for testing between 2013 and 2014, while deaths from synthetic opioids increased by 79%.

Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

2016-08-25
The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country.

Opioid dependence leads to 3,000% rise in medical services

2016-08-25
In one of the first looks at privately insured patients with opioid problems, researchers paint a grim picture: Medical services for people with opioid dependence diagnoses skyrocketed more than 3,000 percent between 2007 and 2014.

Meth seeps into Baltimore's streams

2016-08-25
You shouldn't put illegal drugs in your body, and you shouldn't let neighborhood bodies of water ingest them, either. A new study suggests that aquatic life in Baltimore is being exposed to drugs, and it's having an impact.

How should you talk to loved ones about their weight?

2016-08-24
What are the magic words to use when a loved one's weight is rising dangerously high? Unfortunately, there are none.

EpiPen cost soars, and it's not the only drug price hike

2016-08-25
A new paper reveals that Americans are spending about 20% more on prescription drugs now compared to just a few years ago.

Face transplant recipient opens up, a year later

2016-08-24
One year after his historic surgery, face transplant recipient Patrick Hardison says "I have hope now, and I want to help those that are injured know that there is hope for them, too."

WWII veteran surprised by Navy visit

2016-08-25
Ernest Thompson, 98, would make regular visits to the USS Iowa, but can't anymore due to poor health. So the Navy came to him.

HIV in Ukraine: Faces of a hidden epidemic

2016-08-24
Ukraine has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in Europe, according to the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS.

Report: MH370 disappearance a criminal investigation, police chief says

2014-04-02
The investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now classified as a criminal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing the Malaysian police chief.

Ebola toll rises in 'unprecedented' outbreak

2014-04-01
An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.

Republicans hit a nerve when it comes to Obamacare

2014-04-08
Republicans are going all in, hoping that the payout is big. Like control of the Senate, big.

Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends cooperation with Moscow

2014-04-02
NATO will suspend "all practical civilian and military cooperation" with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea, saying it has seen no sign that Moscow was withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border.

Will Caesars impress with Las Vegas High Roller?

2014-04-01
The 550-foot-tall High Roller has finally opened on the Las Vegas Strip.

'How I Met Your Mother' ends a legendary run

2014-04-01
After 208 episodes, countless "legendarys!" and any number of pineapple incidents, slaps and slutty pumpkins, "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end Monday night.

Unmanned drone crashes on South Korean border island

2014-04-02
An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near its disputed maritime border with the North, the country's defense ministry said Tuesday.

Obamacare hits enrollment goal with 7.1 million sign-ups, President says

2014-04-02
A last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potato for Democrats and a rallying cry for Republicans.

Washington landslide death toll rises to 24; number of missing stands at 22

2014-04-01
The grim death toll from the massive landslide in rural Washington rose Monday to 24 people, and the discovery of three more bodies means the list of those confirmed killed likely will rise soon, authorities said.

Begala: I got a better deal through Obamacare

2014-03-31
I signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act last week.

These smartphone makers are beating Apple in China

2016-08-26
Apple is having a rough ride in China, where its main revenue-generating product -- the iPhone -- is facing increasingly fierce competition from homegrown tech companies.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Men have 'gotta get over' their issues with equal pay

2016-08-25
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't afraid to express himself. His latest target? The gender pay gap.

Ed Henry returning to Fox News after affair revelation

2016-08-25
Fox News' former White House correspondent Ed Henry will be back on the air after a four month break that followed the revelation he had an affair with a Las Vegas hostess.

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for ties to 'alt-right' media

2016-08-25
Seeking to forever tie Donald Trump to the "alt-right" and its media icons, Hillary Clinton on Thursday delivered a stemwinding indictment of Trump and his embrace of extreme conservative media, rhetoric and conspiracy theories.

A Trump presidency would benefit these businesses

2016-08-25
If Donald Trump is the next president, investment bank UBS says these five industries will likely "flourish."

Volkswagen agrees to compensate US dealers over emissions scandal

2016-08-25
The cost of Volkswagen's emissions scandal keeps climbing. The company has now agreed on compensation for the dealerships that had diesel VW cars on their lots that turned out to be rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

iPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers

2016-08-25
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Ryan Lochte scores endorsement from 'forgiving' cough drop maker

2016-08-25
While other companies have dropped Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, Pine Bros. cough drops have signed him to a new endorsement deal.

Global trade at slowest pace in 7 years

2016-08-25
Companies across the world are pumping the brakes this year on shipments and new purchases from overseas.

Uber bleeds more than $1 billion in six months

2016-08-25
Uber may be the most valuable privately held company in the world, but that doesn't mean it's making money.