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The scale of the opioid addiction problem is immense. It has become so widespread, touching so many in states across the country that the administration has begun calling it "the crisis next door."

Why is the price of a CT scan 33 times higher in an hospital emergency room than in an outpatient imaging center just down the street?

The GOP governor is expected to challenge Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott is a multimillionaire who will spend heavily to win, putting Democrats on defense amid a tough 2018 Senate map.

Jeff Runions has spent almost four decades in the trucking industry. Now, he's helping drive the industry's shift toward automation, as a test driver for a self-driving trucking company.

No black author has ever won its top prize. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about the issue with Alisha Rai, author of the Forbidden Hearts series.

The groundbreaking book was first released in the early 1970s. It gave women frank information about then-taboo topics like masturbation, birth control and female sexual anatomy.

A church in the town of Mexico, N.Y., encourages its parishioners to bring their guns to Sunday services as a way to deter mass shooters from targeting them.

A vehicle crashed into the town Muenster in Germany injuring a number of people.

On a growing number of dairy farms, cows, not people, decide when they need to be milked. Robots can do the job day or night. For some farm families, the robots free them from rigid milking schedules.

More than two months since a massive and deadly debris flow slammed the community of Montecito, Calif., hundreds of volunteers are working to carve paths to front doors and dig out kitchens.




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