Nation/World

Even in best-case scenario, opioid overdose deaths will keep rising until 2022

By Melissa Healy Los Angeles Times In the nation’s opioid epidemic, the…

  • Feb 11th, 2019

High school e-cigarette use is exploding and reversing prevention gains

By Chris Cioffi CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number of young…

  • Feb 11th, 2019

Kamala Harris wants marijuana legalized, cites her Jamaican roots

By Griffin Connolly CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Kamala Harris said…

  • Feb 11th, 2019

To save the Earth someday, team builds spacecraft to crash into an asteroid and shove it off course

By Tim Prudente The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A team of scientists,…

  • Feb 11th, 2019

With clock ticking on another potential government shutdown, Trump blames Democrats

By Laura King Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump…

  • Feb 11th, 2019

A deal to avert another shutdown appears close, but will Trump sign it?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A small bipartisan group of lawmakers plans to work…

  • Feb 8th, 2019

Climate change is already making Atlantic hurricanes more fierce, study finds

By Jenny Staletovich Miami Herald MIAMI — Climate change has already made…

  • Feb 8th, 2019

Whitaker clashes with Democrats in House hearing, says he has not spoken to Trump about Mueller probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Congress Friday that…

  • Feb 8th, 2019

DACA off the table in border wall negotiations, 2 lawmakers say

By Andrea Drusch McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lawmakers working toward…

  • Feb 6th, 2019

Logging, money battles delay wildfire prevention work

By Sophie Quinton Stateline.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump wants the…

  • Feb 6th, 2019

Trump’s State of the Union shout-out to women highlights disparity between parties

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The dearth of Republican women in Congress was in…

  • Feb 6th, 2019

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz vows not to be ‘spoiler’ for Trump’s re-election

By Lisa Donovan Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz…

  • Feb 5th, 2019

FBI: 169 arrested in human trafficking investigation leading up to Super Bowl

ATLANTA — A total of 169 people were arrested during an 11-day…

  • Feb 5th, 2019

Millennials getting obesity-related cancers at younger ages, American Cancer Society says

Younger adults, especially in the generation known as millennials, are seeing increasing…

  • Feb 5th, 2019

Rand Paul accuses McConnell and other senators of forming a ‘war caucus’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Rand Paul accused his Senate colleagues Monday of…

  • Feb 5th, 2019

Texas man dies after vape pen explodes in his face, medical examiner’s office says

FORT WORTH, Texas — A 24-year-old Fort Worth man died last month…

  • Feb 5th, 2019

As residents prepared for Super Bowl, a plane fell from the sky, killing 5 in Southern California

By Cindy Carcamo and Laura Newberry Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES —…

  • Feb 4th, 2019

From word count to opposition responses — here’s how the State of the Union address has changed

By Leila Miller Los Angeles Times Since 1790, when George Washington gave…

  • Feb 4th, 2019

Menendez wants to protect former Trump golf resort workers from being deported

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Robert Menendez wants to make sure undocumented immigrants…

  • Feb 4th, 2019

Not included in Capitol Hill’s friendly border negotiations: Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Capitol Hill negotiators are toiling away on a deal…

  • Feb 4th, 2019