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The 2018 Town Hall on Drug Trends in Madison County, presented by Partnership for a Drug-Free Community, features a diverse group of professionals who regularly interact with people struggling to fight drug addiction and with those who care for them. At the Town Hall, panelists will present and discuss annual statistics on local drug trends and what the community needs to know. One of those panelists is Captain Michael Salomonsky of the Madison County Sheriff's Department.

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to the mayor of Branson, Missouri about the boat accident that killed more than a dozen people this week.

The FBI found the secret recording after a raid on the lawyer's office in April. His lawyer says, "Suffice it to say that when the recording is heard, it will not hurt Mr. Cohen."

A Southern Cheyenne woman found no solid data on the many indigenous women in the U.S. and Canada who have gone missing or been killed under suspicious circumstances. So she compiled it herself.

From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep the dairy industry from losing millions of dollars to "heat stress."

A once-secret underground naval base in Crimea designed to preserve Soviet submarines in case of a nuclear attack is now a museum with an anti-American message.

A selection of the winning photos from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards contest.

In a week even Hollywood couldn't have scripted, the feds launch their case against a Russian accused of infiltrating U.S. politics. And the deputy attorney general speaks out on foreign interference.

Not enough people know how a bill becomes a law and other aspects of civic life. More than half the states are trying to fix that. See how your state is doing and take our quiz.

A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and areas along the Gulf of Mexico.

When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved.

Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.

Officials said the allegations of inappropriate touching and harassment date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.

Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount's television division has come to a halt. She is alleged to have made insensitive remarks regarding black women.

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.



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