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Trump Administration Promotes 24-Year-Old To Help Lead Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

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This comes as overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50.
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Kansas bar shooting victim's widow reflects 1 year later

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The widow of an Indian man killed nearly a year ago in a suspected hate crime in Kansas has spent the year since his death devoting herself to spreading love and positivity in his name
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‘Hate multiplies hate': Martin Luther King Jr.'s words still inspire, 50 years after his death

‘Hate multiplies hate': Martin Luther King Jr.'s words still inspire, 50 years after his death

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ATLANTA - Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires.
Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader - also regarded as one of America's greatest orators - recalled driving one night from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his brother A.D. at the wheel. Most cars in the opposite lane failed to dim their lights, and his brother angrily vowed to keep his bright lights on in retaliation.
“And I looked at him right quick and said: ‘Oh no, don't do that. There'd be too much light on this highway, and it...
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Alarming new BU study shows impacts, not just concussions, lead to brain disease

Alarming new BU study shows impacts, not just concussions, lead to brain disease

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine released a new study Thursday that shows how hits to the head, not just concussions, causes brain disease. Read more ...

Mom charges 5-year-old daughter rent to teach her lesson about life

Mom charges 5-year-old daughter rent to teach her lesson about life

A mom's post about making her 5-year-old daughter pay rent has gone viral for her controversial decision. Read more ...

Montgomery County among candidates for Amazon HQ2

Montgomery County among candidates for Amazon HQ2

Montgomery County has made the shortlist of candidates being considered for Amazon's second headquarters, the company announced Thursday. Baltimore did not make that list. Read more ...

The final 20: Amazon narrows list of candidates for HQ2

The final 20: Amazon narrows list of candidates for HQ2

The online retailer's second headquarters is expected to bring $5 billion in investment and as many as 50,000 jobs. Read more ...

Amazon releases top 20 finalists for new headquarters

Amazon releases top 20 finalists for new headquarters

The online retail giant released the finalists early Thursday morning. Read more ...

2 police officers shot in Pa., official says

2 police officers shot in Pa., official says

Authorities have confirmed multiple officers have been wounded in the Pennsylvania capital of Harrisburg. Read more ...

Trump says position on border wall 'has never changed or evolved'

Trump says position on border wall 'has never changed or evolved'

Tweets from the president on his long-promised wall seem to contradict statements from his chief of staff. Read more ...

Racist video leads to Alabama student leaving university

Racist video leads to Alabama student leaving university

A University of Alabama student who posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities apologized on Wednesday and said she has been... Read more ...

India test-launches nuclear-capable long-range missile

India test-launches nuclear-capable long-range missile

India has been developing its nuclear and missile systems in recent years amid increasing strategic competition with China. Read more ...

A government shutdown looms: What you need to know

A government shutdown looms: What you need to know

Lawmakers are scrambling to get the votes on a bill that would fund the government in the short-term, but what happens if they fail? Read more ...