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Health Aug 07Opioid deaths are surging in the pandemic. Here’s how treatment is adapting
States across the country are reporting an increase in opioid-related fatalities. The pandemic means adopting new methods to provide treatment for drugs and alcohol.
Nation Jun 15What we know about the killing of Rayshard Brooks
The death of a black man in Atlanta police custody on June 12 intensified ongoing protests against police brutality and systemic racism in the U.S., and put law enforcement’s use of deadly force in cases where it isn’t necessary under…
Nation Apr 15WATCH: Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon gives coronavirus update
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon is expected to hold a news conference at 6 pm ET.
World Mar 25WATCH: Pompeo accuses China of disinformation campaign on coronavirus
In a media briefing Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China was “the first country to know about the risk to the world from this virus. And they repeatedly delayed sharing that information with the globe."…
Health Mar 23Amid COVID-19, a new push for telehealth to treat opioid use disorder
The medical community has been working to provide accessible treatment for opioid use disorder to those who are in hard to reach areas. As COVID-19 sweeps across the U.S., telehealth, or the use of videoconferencing, texting and mobile apps, may…
Agents for Change Nov 26Why these companies are rethinking the use of AI in hiring
A growing body of research indicates that artificial intelligence systems used for job recruitment reinforce racial and gender inequality. Now, innovators are developing software that promises more accountability, and combats — rather than perpetuates — employment discrimination.
Nation Oct 28How cities are rebuilding to be more resilient to natural disasters
Cities, residents and businesses across the U.S. and the world are seeking ways to end the expensive cycle of rebuilding after natural disasters.
Nation Sep 20These travel companies add climate-conscious options to your itinerary
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to the U.S. by boat. Here are some other options for sustainable travel.
World Sep 03How to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian
Nonprofits and government agencies are mobilizing to help with recovery efforts from Hurricane Dorian. Here are some ways you can help people who have already been hit by the storm and those in its path.
Health Aug 22Nonprofit drug maker produces TB antibiotic after private companies wouldn’t
The new antibiotic, called pretomanid and developed by the nonprofit TB Alliance, achieved a 90 percent success rate among patients with drug-resistant TB.