CREDIT: Shutterstock Drug addiction dominated the news cycle in recent months and years, with the prescription painkiller and heroin epidemics gaining coverage and much of the nation’s attention turning to Indiana amid an HIV outbreak spawned by the use of intravenous drugs.
An Indian man takes bath under the tap of a water tanker on a hot day in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, May 21, 2015.
CREDIT: Alice Ollstein Just a few months after losing her seat in the U.S. Senate, Louisiana Democrat Mary Landrieu announced she’s joining the powerhouse lobbying firm Van Ness Feldman as a “senior policy adviser,” focusing specifically on energy policy issues.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren At a time of unprecedented uncertainty in a rapidly warming Arctic, one thing is clear: U.S.
CREDIT: Arkansas United Community Coalition In a decision that should surprise no one who is familiar with the judges who just decided this case, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held on Tuesday that immigration policies that a Republican judge blocked last February will stay blocked.
CREDIT: AP Photo In an interview with CNBC’s John Harwood, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is running for the Democratic presidential candidacy, said he could back a 90 percent top marginal tax rate.
CREDIT: AP Photo/David Goldman In a new interview with David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network featured on Tuesday’s episode of The 700 Club, Sen.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar On Tuesday, Taco Bell announced that all artificial ingredients will be removed from its food by the end of this year.
A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 18, 2015.
CREDIT: Shutterstock If a man’s life was not potentially at stake in Foster v. Humphrey, a case the Supreme Court announced that it will hear on Tuesday, and if the case did not involve what appears to be complete and utter disregard of the Constitution’s prohibitions on race discrimination, then the facts of this case would almost be humorous.
CREDIT: Shutterstock After nearly 100,000 people signed a petition demanding to “remove the unfair tampon tax,” some Australian officials are considering a policy change to exempt sanitary products from the country’s 10 percent “Goods and Services” tax (GST).
Up to a half of all food is wasted, reports show. CREDIT: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Grocery stores in France will soon be banned from throwing away or destroying unsold food, under a bill passed unanimously by the French parliament last week.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks in front of an image of FIFA president Sepp Blatter (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Farmers in California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta have struck a historic deal with the state.
CREDIT: @kmillertfn/Twitter Minors in Texas are required to obtain parental consent before getting an abortion.
Pre-Revolutionary kings would find a lot to like in Charles Murray’s new book against democracy CREDIT: public domain via Wikipedia At the height of 2011’s debt ceiling crisis, then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered a candid explanation of why his party was willing to threaten permanent harm to the U.S.
CREDIT: Shutterstock One little word — “bedbugs” — is enough to strike fear in the hearts of most city dwellers.
In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers’ Ray McDonald sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas.
Volunteers work to remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, leveled by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook much of Nepal on April 25, 2015.
CREDIT: Shutterstock As of Monday morning, nine people had been shot to death and another 32 wounded in Chicago since the Friday that began Memorial Day weekend.