Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 10:04 am
Over the course of four days, five reports of hate-related incidents recently made national headlines. The news illustrates a disturbing trend, civil rights groups say.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 9:45 am
Heather Heyer's mom speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota after James Fields was sentenced to life in prison for murdering her daughter after driving a car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 9:37 am
Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said he is sad to see Michael Cohen face a prison sentence, and he believes President Trump feels the same way after years of working with Cohen.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 9:14 am
Top Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou has been released on bail, but the international crisis triggered by her arrest is snowballing.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 8:07 am
Former national security adviser to President Donald Trump Michael Flynn has asked a federal judge to spare him from prison time, echoing Robert Mueller's assertions that he cooperated early and extensively with the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 4:33 am
Over the past year, Amazon has opened seven of its Amazon Go stores to the public, ditching checkout lines for AI that tracks what customers want to buy. Now, the retailer is taking its cashier-free shops in a new, smaller direction.
Posted on: 12 December 2018 | 3:16 am
In a memorable televised spat in the Oval Office on Tuesday, President Donald Trump met with Democratic Congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to discuss funding for the border wall and the possibility of a government shutdown.
Posted on: 11 December 2018 | 8:12 pm