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Medication-assisted treatment uses one of several drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to control cravings and reduce relapses. Despite the evidence, the approach is underused.
May 17, 2016
Chinese investors are on a buying spree in the U.S., moving their operations here or snapping up American companies. Investment is on track to hit $30 billion this year, doubling last year's record.
May 17, 2016
Under Russia's anti-extremism law, Jehovah's Witnesses, who number less than 200,000, could be barred from practicing their religion in Russia. Their website and some publications are already banned.
May 17, 2016
From retail sales to manufacturing and housing, several key indicators are picking up. An accelerating economy would be a big deal in this election year.
May 17, 2016
Students have posted the names of accused rapists on Facebook. And a judge sparks a furor with Facebook messages that seem to say rape is part of black culture.
May 17, 2016
Texas Supreme Court justices ruled the school funding system constitutional, but said the more than 5 million school children deserve better. So who will fix it?
May 17, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board said Brandon Bostian may have thought he was past a curve when he accelerated to 106 miles per hour. The derailment killed eight people.
May 17, 2016
Already, expensive neighborhoods are flooding more often in Coral Gables, Fla., as the rising sea pushes into basements and yards. Mayor James Cason wants his city prepared for the economic fallout.
May 17, 2016
Some insurers continue to sell coverage to individuals on the open market even after deciding to exit the health law's marketplaces.
May 17, 2016
Navaira — known to many as just "Emilio" — was a star in both English and Spanish, and in both the U.S. and Mexico. He was found unconscious at his house on Monday night, police say.
May 17, 2016
As secretary of state under President Obama, Hillary Clinton has a long foreign policy record. She is hawkish compared to other Democrats, but also knows the political price of military intervention.
May 17, 2016
Outdoor markets in two primarily Shiite neighborhoods were struck by car bombs on Tuesday.
May 17, 2016
The Obama administration announces an ambitious experiment to promote "dual enrollment" in high school and college.
May 17, 2016
South Korean author Han Kang was awarded the prize for her dark novel The Vegetarian at a London ceremony on Monday. She shares the honor with translator Deborah Smith.
May 17, 2016
Under a Moody's model, Hillary Clinton beats Donald Trump. The oldest model picks the GOP nominee to win, though it may be proved wrong, its creator says, because Trump is so outside the mainstream.
May 17, 2016
Mosquito season is just getting under way in the U.S., and some areas have the mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus. Pregnant women in places like Florida and Texas are at greatest risk.
May 17, 2016
The $10 billion Veterans Choice program was supposed to cut down on wait times and let veterans see private doctors, but less than two years later, the faltering program needs an overhaul.
May 17, 2016
Two college students developed SignAloud, gloves that connect to a computer and convert some sign language words and letters into speech and text. In the process, they've learned about deaf culture.
May 17, 2016
A small group boards a 727 jet parked on a studio sound stage in Southern California. The airplane cabin is normally used for filming movies — but these "passengers" have real-world fears.
May 17, 2016
Logically, it's not the right time to open up shop in Tripoli. But entrepreneurs aren't only investing in their businesses, they're buying into a new way of life.
May 17, 2016

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