President Trump will announce new plans for fighting the opioid crisis on Monday. Meanwhile, several states are exploring their own new policy: tax drug companies for the opioids they produce.
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As an African-American Democrat, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas isn't like a lot of other anti-drug advocates.
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Motivated by education cuts and a nationwide spirit of activism, dozens of teachers are running for legislative seats across the country.• West Virginia Teachers Strike Inspires Talk of Protest in Other States
Of the cities studied, only in New Orleans did white students travel farther than their black peers.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler and several other city leaders discuss their experience at this year's South by Southwest conference.• Our Full Coverage of SXSW 2018
On average, female doctors made $105,000 less than male doctors last year, and the gender pay gap actually increased.
A new study soothes worries of massive power outages but points to the need for future planning to consider EVs.
A new tech startup allows cities to chart drug usage down to the neighborhood level.
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The development of more-sophisticated software packages is a boon for forensic investigators.
Before we invest in new infrastructure, we need to maintain and update what we have.