Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew

Published Jul. 17 2019 @ 1:00am

Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves 13-1

Published Jul. 16 2019

Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo Cain each had a solo home run, and...

Colorado confirms more than 2 dozen cases of animal virus

Published Jul. 16 2019

Colorado officials are asking ranchers to report sick animals after a disease that primarily affects horses and cattle has been...


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'Game of Thrones' earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations

Published Jul. 16 2019

HBO's "Game of Thrones" has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final...

New research gives clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's

Published Jul. 16 2019

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease

Ex-Tennessee jail official charged with assault of inmate

Published Jul. 16 2019

A former Tennessee jailer has been indicted on charges of assaulting an inmate.

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Published Jul. 16 2019

John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in...

Planned Parenthood moving to new facility in Little Rock

Published Jul. 16 2019

Planned Parenthood says it's opening a new health center in Little Rock next month to meet growing patient demand.

Official: US has 'suspicions' Iran seized tanker

Published Jul. 16 2019

A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that America "has suspicions" that Iran seized an oil tanker based...

Trump's policies, not his heckling, may force Fed to cut rates

Published Jul. 16 2019

President Donald Trump lacks official power to make the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but he may have found a...

Alabama woman charged with locking up and starving brother

Published Jul. 16 2019

Police say an Alabama woman locked her developmentally disabled brother in his room and starved him.

Democratic-led House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist' tweets

Published Jul. 16 2019

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back"...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond

Published Jul. 16 2019

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in a Chicago jail without bond on sex-related charges

Venezuelan migrants take arepas to new lands amid crisis

Published Jul. 16 2019

Venezuelans like to jest that their beloved arepas are so widely consumed that babies come out of the womb...

Judge bans Trump friend Roger Stone from using social media

Published Jul. 16 2019

No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too.

Police officer won't be charged in 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner

Published Jul. 16 2019

Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the...