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Alex Azar testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in Washington, D.C. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
U.S. health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level off

The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.

There hasn't always been clear data on how many children have been separated from their parents at the border since the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy a few months ago. Numbers matter, and here are a few…

Jun 26

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

States, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the border, as pressure mounted to reconnect families more quickly.

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