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CVS to Limit Opioid Drug Prescriptions

(CNN) - One of the nation's largest pharmacies is making it harder to get opioids. CVS announced Thursday that it will limit opioid prescriptions in an attempt to fight the epidemic of overdoses. The company's prescription drug management division CVS…

Gatorade Punished for Dissing Water in Game

(CNN) - Gatorade is in hot water... For telling gamers to avoid water. It stems from a mobile game called "Bolt" which came out in 2012. The opening instructions warn "keep your performance level high by avoiding water." California's Attorney…

The Latest: Kim Says Trump Will 'Pay Dearly' For Threat

7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump…

Attorney: Tests Show Aaron Hernandez Had CTE

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true…

City of Auburn Waives some Storm Debri Pickup Fee

Following Tropical Storm Irma, Environmental Services waived fees for excess debris pickup for two weeks to help residents with debris cleanup.Because of the volume of debris put out for pickup, debris pickup is behind its normal schedule. Storm debris not…

First Daughter Postpartum Depression

Ivanka Trump revealed in a television interview that she struggled with postpartum depression after the births of her three children. During an interview with Mehmet Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, President Trump's eldest daughter, who also serves as his senior adviser,…

GOP Health Care Effort

It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity. In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to…

Hurricane Maria Aftermath

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out…

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