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"Everybody is a brother and sister on the Gulf Coast," says one pilot in the so-called Cajun Airlift. "These storms create the needy and they create the providers.

Opioid addiction affects people's work lives more than alcohol or other drugs, and those who struggle with it tell strikingly similar tales of deepening alienation from their careers.

Last week, a North Korean missile flew over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Normally a peaceful place known for its ski resorts, its residents are rethinking the threat.

Senators holding hearings this week are looking for quick tweaks that will stabilize the insurance markets and make policies cheaper. Some governors want more federal money and more flexibility.

During the Obama years, Democrats got comfortable and Republicans gained a digital advantage. Now, the liberals of Silicon Valley want to change that.

Michael Jacobson invented a new style of food activism. For four decades, he led the fight against "junk food." He's now stepping down as president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Many of the 600,000 immigrants in Houston without legal status don't qualify for federal assistance and are scared to ask for help.

A hurricane watch is now in effect for a large part of Florida, from above West Palm Beach south around the peninsula to Bonita Beach, south of Fort Myers.

Companies across the U.S. say it's getting harder to find applicants and keep workers once they've been hired. Economists from the Federal Reserve to Wall Street say opioid addiction may be a factor.

Students often struggle over the summer to make their bills balance out, and it's one of the main reasons that nearly a third of low-income students with college going plans don't show up in the fall.




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