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This is America on drugs: A visual guide

2016-09-24
In modern history, few things have caused such a sharp spike in US deaths as drug overdoses.

How heroin is scarring the next generation

2016-09-16
Sara Murray tends to two dozen babies in the neonatal therapeutic unit at Cabell Huntington Hospital. They shake. They vomit. Their inconsolable, high-pitched screams pierce the air. The symptoms can last for hours, days or months.

Grandmother in heroin photo gets 180 days in jail

2016-09-15
A woman in graphic photos showing her passed out in a car with her young grandson after she allegedly overdosed on heroin has been ordered to serve the next half-year in an Ohio jail.

Researchers make rare shark find off Long Island coast

2016-09-23
Being approached by a US Coast Guard boat when you're on the water is normally not a good thing. But when you're with the crew of the M/V OCEARCH shark research vessel, it feels as if anything can happen.

The neuroscientist who's spending the Chan Zuckerberg $3 billion

2016-09-23
Hearing the words "$3 billion," most of us felt vaguely stunned, so we missed hearing what came next during Wednesday's announcement from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan. The Silicon Valley couple also introduced the world to the new president of Chan Zuckerberg Science -- now perhaps the most influential scientist on the planet.

Teacher donates kidney to girl

2016-09-23
Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.

States sue Suboxone drugmaker

2016-09-23
A lawsuit filed by 35 states and the District of Columbia alleges that drugmaker Indivior violated antitrust laws by trying to extend its monopoly over Suboxone, New York's attorney general announced Thursday. Suboxone is a prescription drug used to treat patients addicted to heroin, painkillers and other opioid drugs.

Katie Prager, wife in real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple, dies

2016-09-24
Katie Prager, the wife in the real "Fault in Our Stars" couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant. She was 26 years old.

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.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a plan to get people to vote

2016-09-24
Square CEO Jack Dorsey wants to get you to the polls.

Say hello to Snap Inc.

2016-09-24
The company synonymous with disappearing messages wants to build more than just software for your phone.

Outrageous EpiPen prices lead some people to make their own

2016-09-24
A man sits in a dimly lit room and fills a syringe with clear liquid. After a few minutes of combining medical equipment like a puzzle, the YouTube video cuts to footage of him injecting himself.

Oculus founder admits to pro-Trump donation but is voting Libertarian

2016-09-24
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey wants you to know he's not voting for Donald Trump.

Verge editor secretly worked at Apple for months

2016-09-25
Often a new job in technology is announced with a tweet about some "personal news," followed by a flood of congratulations. Verge deputy editor Chris Ziegler took a more subtle approach.

Backstreet Boys announce Vegas residency

2016-09-24
The Backstreet Boys are officially heading to Las Vegas to show they've still got it goin' on.

Yahoo facing lawsuits in the wake of massive data breach

2016-09-24
Yahoo is facing lawsuits from people who fear their accounts have been hacked and claim the company was "grossly negligent," putting their financial and personal data at risk.

Wells Fargo facing pressure from investor to clawback executive pay

2016-09-24
A Wells Fargo investor is pressuring the bank to punish executives who oversaw a massive fake account fraud.

100 million? Ratings expectations for first Trump-Clinton debate are sky high

2016-09-24
The first presidential debate of 2012 averaged 67 million viewers. Experts believe the first debate this year will beat that number.

Ratings Deflategate: Why the NFL is down this season

2016-09-24
The NFL is the biggest ratings powerhouse on TV, but so far this season even the mighty football league has found itself watching its ratings fall.