The Department of Health and Human Services asserted in a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration that two chemicals in kratom should be classified as Schedule I substances, meaning that the chemicals have “a high potential for abuse” and that…
By Joshua Barajas, Nsikan Akpan
On Friday, officials announced that five bodies were recovered from vehicles in Paradise, California, a town overcome and destroyed by the fire. The fire, as of now, has swelled to 70,000 acres.
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Courtney Norris, Nsikan Akpan, Joshua Barajas
Here’s a look at some of the reported voting problems that have frustrated voters today.
By Michael Downing, The Conversation
One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, more and more people are doubting the wisdom of changing the clocks.
By Vicky Stein
Researchers now think they’re on the path to universal flu protection. The source of their new defense: llamas.
By Alan Toth, Laura Newberry
Phosphate mining is a major industry in Florida, but it’s also a major source of pollution, responsible for red tide, toxic algal blooms and killing wildlife. In the northern part of the state, residents of a small town are resisting…
By Prachi Patel , Scientific American
Explosives experts use a combination of x-ray scans, chemical swabs and other tools to evaluate the parcel.
By Vicky Stein
More than a half a million pieces of trash whiz at more than 17,000 miles per hour around the planet, threatening the lives of astronauts on the International Space Station and the functionality of satellites scattered across low Earth orbit.
By Patrick Terpstra
North Carolina physician Mitchell Hardison took his life and he isn’t alone. Studies show physicians have higher suicide rates than the general population. Hardison’s family says he felt discouraged by the medical community to seek mental health care. It’s raising…
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