President Trump claimed in tweets that arming teachers as a deterrent for school shootings would be far less costly than hiring guards, adding that “ATTACKS WOULD END!” The strategy has many critics, including some law enforcement officers and the country’s largest teachers lobby.
Purdue Pharma, through an unprecedented, aggressive and multifaceted marketing campaign that ran from 1996 until the early 2000s, persuaded doctors to prescribe OxyContin heavily — and kick-started the nation’s current opioid crisis. Here’s how.
Under pressure from activists and legislators, states and cities are sending the kits containing evidence collected after a sexual assault to labs for examination. And then, they are beginning to quietly struggle with a far more complicated challenge: What happens once the kits come back?
The administration has made some moves that displease Russia. But President Trump’s tone is jarringly different. Trump, for unexplained reasons, personally has been weak in responding to the actions attributed to Russia during the election.
The crusades of the famed Christian evangelist, who died this week, left him little time for his wife and their children. “I saw how important the ministry was to him — and how little the family was," his daughter Ruth once said.