The Opioid Files

A remote Virginia valley has been flooded by prescription opioids

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Pills by the tens of thousands, then by the hundreds of thousands and ultimately by the millions found their way to Norton, a city tucked in southwest Virginia’s coal country, according to a Post analysis of federal data that tracked the manufacture and sale of opioids across the United States.
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596,206,074 pain pills supplied from 2006-2012
248 pills per person

Trump says he disagrees with ‘Send her back!’ chant, directed at Omar, that echoed his own tweets

President Trump told reporters that he began speaking "very quickly" after the crowd at a rally began chanting in criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). But in fact, he remained silent for about 13 seconds as the chanting was heard.

Trump spoke repeatedly with Cohen, aides during scramble to pay Stormy Daniels, court documents show

A judge ordered the release of investigative materials involving the federal probe of payments made to protect the president's candidacy.
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The multimillionaire is charged with sex trafficking dozens of girls from 2002 to 2005.
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The party got as close as its ever been on impeachment with a vote on a resolution filed by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) — and it wasn’t even close.
A potentially deadly combination of heat, humidity and stagnant, polluted air has led to heat advisories and warnings affecting 154 million Americans.
Protesters demand that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, mired in allegations of corruption and scandal, step down. He has refused.
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The proposed legislation would make it more difficult for investors to strip cash, real estate and other assets from the companies they take over.
The children’s program is the first TV show to receive the performing arts award. The Dec. 8 ceremony will also salute Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Tilson Thomas.
The No. 3-ranked golfer, who shot a 61 at Royal Portrush as a teenager, made a quadruple-bogey eight on the first hole.
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This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways.

Three stories from the other Frankfurt.
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Unauthorized immigrants face public backlash in Mexico, survey finds

A Washington Post-Reforma poll shows most Mexicans favor deporting Central American migrants to their home countries.
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