Previous research has linked marketing to opioid prescriptions, but the researchers said their study was the first to extend the comparison to overdose deaths.
Snow accumulations could exceed two feet in some areas, and a thick glaze of ice could cause power failures.
The absence of help at federal sites is a loss for the Park Service and a letdown for volunteers, project leaders say.
Winston Duncan hands out bikes Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Austin Higgins)
Winston Duncan hands out bikes Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Austin Higgins)
With his mom, he started an organization that for the past 14 years has taken bicycles donated from residents of the Washington metropolitan area and shipped them across the world to people in need. This month, they arrived in Puerto Rico to distribute hundreds of free bicycles.

The sentence was a coda to a case that has gripped Chicago for years, spurred a federal investigation and forced public officials from their jobs.

Marzieh Hashemi has been held since Sunday, been given a lawyer and is not accused of a crime, unsealed filing states.

The president vowed to reject any legislation passed by the new Democratic-controlled House that “weakens” the campaign to prevent abortion access.

As shutdown nears one-month mark, federal workers yearn for respect and consider bailing out.

Chrisette Michele hoped she could use a performance at an inaugural ball to "be a bridge" between Donald Trump and the black community. Instead, 5 minutes on stage sent her life into a tailspin.

As government workers stay home, the emerald ash borer keeps attacking trees.

A state law requiring pregnancy centers to provide women with abortion information was struck down by the Supreme Court in June, making the first action by the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division largely symbolic.

Weather models are not being launched or improved.

Improving the nation's infrastructure has evaded Washington for years.

Mobile barber uses props, music, scent and an electric dog to reach dementia patients.

The three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit found the lower used the incorrect standard of review, vacating the 2017 preliminary injunction that had blocked Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood, and remanding the case back to the district court for further review.

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Asian Americans must refuse being typecast into stereotypical roles of the villain, the wedge or the sidekick.

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IRS employees are among the 800,000 federal employees not being paid. Now, an increasing number of them are being told they must work without pay.

As President Trump bragged that he was keeping caravans out, this family joined thousands of others in the backlogged immigration system.

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The huge antiabortion event used to be more politically diverse.

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Like opioids, benzodiazepines' effects on most users include relaxation and slowed breathing. They are also addictive and can cause an overdose.

The agency plans to furlough more people and suspend lower-priority tasks to protect what Commissioner Scott Gottlieb calls a “core” mission.

The firm — Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom — conceded it should have registered as a foreign agent in 2012 for work on behalf of Ukraine.

Classes are being held in office buildings, portable classrooms and an old hardware store.

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