Donna Marshall

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Opioid Epidemic Greatly Exaggerated?

Last week, when Michael Walker of Beckley, West Virginia, read in his local paper that high-potency heroin—or opioids sold as or cut with …

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Why America will never get rid of Daylight Saving Time

The life of an economist is often frustrating. It’s our job to figure out the most efficient, welfare-enhancing solutions to economic problems, only to see the 2nd or even 20th best solution become policy. There are special interests and well-intentioned, but misinformed, policy makers who steer us …

‘Americanitis’: The Disease of Living Too Fast

How a 19th-century nervous condition shaped the way modern Americans think about health and happiness<p>In the decades after the Civil War, a lot of things were changing in the (re-)United States. The late 19th century and early 20th saw a huge increase in the country’s population (nearly 200 percent …

President Obama and Misty Copeland Open Up About Race

When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, many saw it as the dawn of a new era of American race relations. During his …

5 takeaways from Super Tuesday 3

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump dominated one of the biggest days of the 2016 presidential race so far. Trump overcame controversy about the violent clashes that have marked his rallies this week and Clinton muted the criticism over her history on trade deals …

Inside Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Fight With the FBI

The day after the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., where Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot to death 14 people and wounded 22 others at a …

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

The New 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Trailer Is Awesome, But Not Everyone Agrees

Fans' early reaction might be due to a larger movie trend.<p>We finally know why Mystique is so blue. It's the Internet's fault.<p>The new "X-Men: Apocalypse" trailer hit the Web on Thursday, showing new footage, more glimpses of Apocalypse in action and more Jennifer Lawrence. While news sites have …

Oregon legalized pot last month. It’s already making a huge difference.

JANUARY WAS THE FIRST MONTH THAT legalized marijuana was taxed in the state of Oregon. The state, which legalized marijuana by a 2014 ballot measure, …

How to Step Out of Your Neutral Safety Zone with Spring’s Hottest Colors

When putting together an outfit, we all know the sartorial value of a good neutral staple. A denim shirt, a black pair of trouser pants or a tan …

Fox: Trump has 'extreme, sick obsession' with Megyn Kelly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fox News is slamming GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his repeated Twitter tirades against anchor Megyn Kelly.<p>"Donald …

This 3D Printed Drone Can Wait Underwater And Launch From The Sea

Release the CRACUNS!<p>Under the sea, it lay dreaming. The body, printed from machines, sealed carefully, still functioned. It survived one month under water, then two. The salt did nothing to stop it. It simply was, a waiting state of being. And then, with a flick of a switch and a sent command, it …

Now There's a Personality Test for Your Cat

Cat lovers can probably sense that their feline friends have distinct personalities. Now there’s a test to help determine how to label different …

Puerto Rico Miss Universe Contestant Stripped of Crown

Latino<p>Kristhielee Caride will not represent Puerto Rico at the 2016 Miss Universe pageant after clashing with the national director over public appearances and an alleged attitude problem, according to reports.<p>Caride won the Miss Puerto Rico title four months ago and was slated to represent the …

This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

Tribune Publishing says temporary restraining order would kill O.C. Register bid

Tribune Publishing's purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise is doomed if the U.S. Department of Justice obtains a temporary restraining order on antitrust grounds, the owner of the Los Angeles Times argued Friday.<p>The publishing company's $56-million cash offer for the …

Two Customers Are Suing Starbucks for Allegedly Underfilling Lattes

Starbucks is being sued by two California residents who claim the coffee chain knowingly underfills its lattes. Siera Strumlauf and Benjamin Robles …

What the Chinese Are Saying About Zuckerberg's Run in Beijing

Photo<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of himself running in front of the iconic Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Thursday. "It's great to be back in Beijing! I kicked off my visit with a run through Tiananmen Square, past the Forbidden City and over to the Temple of Heaven," wrote …

Experts: IS expanding its global reach through social media

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Law enforcement officials believe the San Bernardino massacre and a stabbing attack on a California college campus were done by …

Arrest of Salah Abdeslam Could Be Intelligence Coup, Experts Say

World<p>With the arrest of suspected Paris massacre plotter Salah Abdeslam, U.S. counter-terrorism officials may have hit a mother lode of information about the terror group ISIS.<p>They believe the 26-year-old Islamist extremist, who was nabbed outside of Brussels on Friday after four months on the run, …

Journalist Arrested During Ferguson Protest Is Convicted

Videographer Mary Moore is among more than two dozen news professionals arrested covering protests since the police killing of teenager Michael Brown.<p>ST. LOUIS -- A freelance journalist has been convicted in Ferguson Municipal Court of failure to comply with a police order for taking video of a …

3-D printing is speeding up the US Navy ballistic-missile program

In a statement on Friday, Lockheed said the missiles were part of successful test flights earlier this week.<p>The printing process allowed the company to design and fabricate the component in half the time it would have taken otherwise, it said.<p>The sixth-generation Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic …

Apple Hires Corporate Security Chief Amid Legal Battle With FBI

(Reuters) – Apple, amid a pitched battle with the U.S. government over law enforcement’s desire to crack into iPhones, has hired a new security …