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Drug overdose deaths hit record high above 70,000, drive down U.S. life expectancy

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Suicide rates rose by 3.7 percent. The two causes of untimely death lowered U.S. life expectancy for the second year in a row.
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Intelligence and the Presidency

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U.S. presidents and other senior policymakers often come into office knowing little about the 17 federal agencies and offices that make up the U.S. intelligence community , but in short order, they come to rely heavily on its unique technologies, tradecraft, and expert analysis. The intelligence community's mission is to provide national leaders with the best and most timely information available on global affairs and national security issues-information that, in turn, can help those leaders achieve their foreign policy objectives.
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Iran Warns of 'Drugs and Terrorism' Coming to West Because of U.S. Sanctions

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said "you will not be able to survive the debris of drugs, refugees and bombs and assassination" if U.S. sanctions hit.
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Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

200 against 117: Theresa May survives no confidence vote

200 against 117: Theresa May survives no confidence vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no confidence vote with 200 of Conservative party MPs supporting her leadership and 117 voting against her highly divisive Brexit plan. Read more ...

Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Tribune Publishing secretly started to pay more than $2.5 million to a fired news executive to settle a lawsuit. It sought to keep a slur by controlling owner Michael Ferro... Read more ...

Here's how kissing under the mistletoe became a Christmas tradition

Here's how kissing under the mistletoe became a Christmas tradition

The tradition has quite the dramatic history! Read more ...

U.S. Indo-Pacific forces participate in annual Operation Christmas Drop

U.S. Indo-Pacific forces participate in annual Operation Christmas Drop

Santa 21 returned to the “North Pole” of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, after delivering three bundles to the island of Nama in the Federated States of Micronesia Dec. 10. Read more ...

Some Leniency for Michael Cohen

Some Leniency for Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen's decision to cooperate with federal investigators ended up slightly lessening his punishment. The lawyer who made his career protecting President Trump was on... Read more ...

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Christmas on Bradshaw lights up night in Overland Park

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Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016 but had been "close to declining" the offer. Read more ...

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote victory has only revealed the huge scale of the difficulties she faces. The prime minister has lost the support of more than a third of her MPs as... Read more ...

Chocolate lovers, book your trips: Liquid sweet treat engulfs city street

Chocolate lovers, book your trips: Liquid sweet treat engulfs city street

Nope, this isn't Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Read more ...