Politics News WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday overwhelming approved a sweeping legislative package of bills aimed at combating the nation's deadly opioid epidemic. The bipartisan measure passed 99-1.
MOUNT BUNDEY TRAINING AREA, Australia — First Lt. Marina A. Hierl watched a dozen Marines charge toward human silhouettes made of paper atop a nearby hill. Despite the early hour, the troops’ armored and
Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us.
K ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother's home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner
By the time Courtney True found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats,
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday. Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the
The US, UK and France have bombed three government sites in Syria in an early morning operation targeting chemical weapons facilities, they say. The move is a response to a suspected chemical attack on
A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year. Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more
There’s a new place to look for life in the universe. Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold
Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum I feel guilty about everything. Already today
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series
In technology, big breakthroughs always seem to take longer than we assume. There’s an amusing recursive “law” that describes this phenomenon, Hofstadter’s Law, which states: “It always takes longer than
A nuclear disarmament group has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb. As nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran, the International
By Ashley Halsey III Ashley Halsey III Reporter covering national transportation Email Bio Follow It may help if you call her "Iris" and allow her to talk with you as if she were sitting in the car beside
The stuff we flush down the toilet and the fat washed down the drain could be the surprising fuel of the 21st Century – improving sanitation and creating green energy worldwide. Our planet has a problem.
Manager Joe Girardi sat in an overstuffed chair in his office Tuesday afternoon and one by one took inventory of his seemingly bottomless well of relievers and what they ought to be able to provide him
By Adam Kilgore Adam Kilgore Reporter covering national sports Email Bio Follow NEW YORK — The 2017 Major League Baseball playoffs dispensed with the preliminary and descended immediately into glorious
• Yankees advance to ALDS with 8-4 victory over Twins in wild-card playoff • Gregorius’ three-run homer tied game after Minnesota ran out to early lead • New York travel to Cleveland for Game 1 of AL series
Major League Baseball engineered the wild card game to punish its participants, to create a disadvantage for the victor and as many spoils as possible for division winners who earned the right to avoid