Drug addiction

Jessup correctional officer sentenced to 21 months in 2019 drug smuggling conspiracy

4 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A former correctional officer will serve time in federal prison after admitting to smuggling drugs into the Jessup Correctional Institution for resale in exchange for thousands...
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Judge finds for 3 major U.S. drug distributors in landmark opioid lawsuit

5 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of three major U.S. drug distributors in a landmark lawsuit that accused them of causing a health crisis by distributing 81 million...
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Noah Cyrus details Xanax addiction: It became a ‘dark, bottomless pit'

Noah Cyrus details Xanax addiction: It became a ‘dark, bottomless pit'

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Miley Cyrus' little sister said she "was surrounded by people who were easily able to get" Xanax, which she became addicted to at the age of 18.
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World's Covid vaccine, drugs equity program set to wind down this fall

World's Covid vaccine, drugs equity program set to wind down this fall

6 hours ago   |   Politico

The World Health Organization program for the fast-tracking and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics is likely to close in its current form in the...
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5 Good Reasons to Get Your Young Kid Vaccinated Against COVID-19

6 hours ago   |   Time

Everyone in the U.S. 6 months or older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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New substance-use diversion program launches in Lancaster County

New substance-use diversion program launches in Lancaster County

7 hours ago   |   WGAL

People who have committed low-level offenses related to drug and alcohol addiction are getting a second chance.
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Scientists discover cancer trigger that could spur targeted drug therapies

7 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers definitively linked the function of a specific domain of proteins important in plant-microbe biology to a cancer trigger in humans, knowledge that had eluded...
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US judge rules in favour of 3 drug distributors in opioid lawsuit

9 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Court found the companies did not cause an oversupply of opioids and prescription decisions drove up volume of abuse.
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Even if women manage to get abortion pills, advocates weigh how to guide them

Even if women manage to get abortion pills, advocates weigh how to guide them

9 hours ago   |   NPR

Reproductive rights proponents worry about the risk of counseling those who seek medication abortions, though they've published online support techniques and guides for safe...
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Making it easier to differentiate mirror-image molecules

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Using a new method, scientists are better able to distinguish between mirror-image substances. This is important amongst others in drug development, because the two variants...
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Metallica ‘beyond psyched' over ‘Master of Puppets' scene in ‘Stranger Things'

Metallica ‘beyond psyched' over ‘Master of Puppets' scene in ‘Stranger Things'

Metallica officially approves of Eddie Munson's epic rendition of “Master of Puppets” in Season 4, Volume 2 of “Stranger Things.” The legendary heavy metal band took to... Read more ...

What we know about the Highland Park July 4 parade shooting suspect

What we know about the Highland Park July 4 parade shooting suspect

Several of the suspect's online postings "reflected a plan and a desire to commit carnage for a long time in advance," Mayor Nancy Rotering said in an interview. Read more ...

NFL's Cowboys criticized over deal with gun-themed coffee company

NFL's Cowboys criticized over deal with gun-themed coffee company

FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys sparked criticism on social media Tuesday after announcing a marketing agreement with a gun-themed coffee company with blends that include... Read more ...

Capitol Police say a Jan. 6 defendant's demands could expose secret security...

Capitol Police say a Jan. 6 defendant's demands could expose secret security features

A top Capitol Police officer warned a federal court Tuesday that requests by a Jan. 6 defendant to take measurements in non-public areas of the Capitol could compromise the... Read more ...

Hollywood's Cinerama Dome planning major post-pandemic comeback

The owners of the iconic theater have reportedly obtained a new liquor license, allowing them to operate a restaurant and two bars for the multiplex theater. Read more ...

Justice Department sues Arizona over new election law requiring proof of...

Justice Department sues Arizona over new election law requiring proof of citizenship

"Arizona has passed a law that turns the clock back on progress by imposing unlawful and unnecessary requirements that would block eligible voters from the registration rolls... Read more ...

Court nixes Trump-era rules loosening endangered species protections

Court nixes Trump-era rules loosening endangered species protections

A federal court on Tuesday reinstated endangered species protections that were loosened under the Trump administration. Judge Jon Tigar, an Obama appointee, vacated the rules... Read more ...

Changes made to pit crews of Christopher Bell, Bubba Wallace

The teams of Christopher Bell and Bubba Wallace swap pit crew members heading into Sunday's Cup race at Atlanta on USA Network. Read more ...

Dallas Cowboys' Black Rifle Coffee Tweet Backfires After Parade Shooting

The football team waded into the simmering culture war with a promotional giveaway of coffee from a company whose branding centers on firearms. Read more ...

Harris uses Highland Park parade shooting to push weapon ban in Chicago

Harris uses Highland Park parade shooting to push weapon ban in Chicago

"We need to stop this violence," she said to applause at the annual convention of the Nation Education Association in Chicago. Read more ...