Alaska earthquake claimed no lives, officials say, but infrastructure damage is another story

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the state of Alaska on Friday morning, churning up roads and sending office workers running to the streets in scenes locals described as pure “anarchy.” The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centered about … Read More

Trump: Opioid ‘national shame’ a public health emergency

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US President Donald Trump has called America’s painkiller-addiction crisis a “national shame” as he declared it a public health emergency. Mr Trump announced a plan to target the abuse of opioids, which kill more than 140 Americans each day. The … Read More