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The Opioid Crisis Comes to the Workplace

The number of Americans dying at work due to overdoses is increasing at a rapid clip.<p>Addiction to prescription pain medication has taken a staggering toll on America: According to one accounting, overdoses killed more people in one year than guns and car accidents combined.<p>Tens of thousands of …

Participation

Trump boasts of bigger 'nuclear button' than North Korea's

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>The president's Tuesday evening tweet came in response to Kim's New Year's address, in which he repeated fiery nuclear threats against the United …

North Korea

What Trump didn’t do in 2017

Imagine if we had spent 2017 with a competent White House working to solve America’s hardest problems.<p>Political journalists cover what happens in American politics. That’s the job. And so, over the past year, we’ve written about the tax bill, the travel ban, the resistance, the tweets, the …

Donald Trump

Keep global warming under 1.5C or 'quarter of planet could become arid'

More than a quarter of the planet’s surface could become significantly drier if global temperatures rise 2C above pre-industrial levels, scientists predict.<p>The study, which is one of the most detailed assessments to date of future aridity, suggests that many regions could face an increased threat …

Climate Change

For North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, 2017 has been a very good year.

SEOUL — As 2017 opened, Kim Jong Un delivered a New Year's address in which he declared that North Korea had "entered the final stage of preparation for the test launch of intercontinental ballistic missile."<p>As 2017 draws to a close, Kim can reflect on a year in which he's not only kept his …

North Korea

Do Confederate Monuments Belong in National Parks?

Removing statues of secessionist heroes may not be so easy<p>Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, is a name synonymous with emancipation. In 1859, at the …

War

Aliens could be living on a planet in the TRAPPIST-1 star system, new discovery suggests

Scientists have made a discovery which raises the likelihood of finding alien life on one of the planets orbiting a distant star called …

US appeals court rules against Trump’s travel ban

The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled on Friday that President Trump’s travel ban violates federal law and goes beyond “the scope of his …

Immigration