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Karhoo gave some users over £100 in free taxi rides before it went bust

Taxi startup Karhoo announced on its website yesterday that it was shutting down after running out of money.<p>The company, which claimed to be bigger than Uber, reportedly raised $250 million (£201 million) from investors last October, in addition to an undisclosed funding round in January.<p>Several …

Fentanyl Law Enforcement Submissions and Increases in Synthetic Opioid–Involved Overdose Deaths — 27 States, 2013–2014

In March and October 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and CDC, respectively, issued nationwide alerts identifying illicitly …

Marijuana Arrests Down In Colorado For White Teens, Up For Black And Latino Teens

A new state report shows that the total number of marijuana arrests in Colorado for juveniles increased after legalization — and racial disparities within those arrests grew worse.<p>Black and Latino adolescents in Colorado are being arrested for marijuana offenses at more disproportionate rates than …

New Evidence in Mice That Cocaine Makes Brain Cells Cannibalize Themselves

Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have contributed significant new evidence to support the idea that high doses of cocaine kill brain …

Is white rage driving our racial divide?

<i>Pamela Newkirk is a professor of journalism at New York University and the author of “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga.”</i><p>The virulent backlash against President Obama’s 2008 election set the stage for this year’s presidential campaign, in which Muslims, Mexicans and other marginalized …

Human Rights

The photos of an overdosing couple in Ohio won't help anyone — especially addicts

Public shaming and addiction don’t mix<p>On Thursday, the small Appalachian city of East Liverpool, Ohio, posted photographs on Facebook of a man and woman apparently passed out from an opioid overdose. The two adults sit slumped in the front and passenger seats of a car. A small boy looks out from …

If It Needs a Sign, It’s Probably Bad Design

This story was co-published with Source.Visual Evidence Data and design in everyday lifeLena GroegerThe EpiPen, the potentially life-saving device …

Busted

ProPublica• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Comment<br>• Donate<br>Busted Tens of thousands of people every year are sent to jail based on the results of a $2 …