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Congress Finally Passes Bipartisan Legislation To Address Opioid Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In a rare instance of bipartisanship and compromise in Congress, the Senate on Wednesday passed legislation by a 92-2 vote that address...

Democrats Dig In For Last Stand On Heroin Funding Fight

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Senate Republicans prepare to push through a comprehensive bill aimed at combating the heroin epidemic, Democrats are girding for a f...

The Opioid Crisis Is Really a Crisis of Compassion

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

We need to start saving lives with tools we know work instead of making it harder for those fighting addiction to succeed and survive. Most importantly we need to see the life of a person struggling with addiction as more worth saving than the cost of the medicine. Comprehensive reform means acknowledging "new normals."

CARA Becoming Law Proves Our Astonishing Potential

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

CARA's passage into law represents Congress and our nation at its best. Bipartisan. Analytical. Idealistic. Compassionate. Yes, we can still be all those things here in America.

Most Americans Think Government Could Do More To Stop Opioid Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans say federal and state governments aren’t doing enough to combat the opioid epidemic, according to a Kaiser Health Found...

Addiction Recovery Groups Warn House Republicans Are Prolonging Opioid Crisis

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics

Addiction recovery groups are opening up a full-throated campaign against legislation that House Republicans will propose as the chamber's response to...

Paul Ryan's Commitment To 'Regular Order' Collides With Major Heroin Legislation

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shortly after the Senate passed a sweeping bill to combat the opioid crisis, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) spoke about the need for a...

The Senate Finally Did Something To Help Combat The Opioid Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After an uncertain and at times rancorous debate, the U.S. Senate on Thursday did the unthinkable: It passed a major piece of legislatio...

Dems And Drug Policy Groups Are Worried Chuck Schumer Is Politicizing Heroin

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats and drug policy groups pushing for a strong response to the heroin epidemic are growing increasingly concerned that Sen....

Girl's Brilliant Note Is An A+ Effort To Get Longer Holiday Break

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.05.2016 | Good News

This girl had a really legit plan to extend her winter break. Cara, a 7-year-old in Slater, Iowa, showed her parents some "mail" regarding winter vac...

Cara Delevingne Strips Down For New YSL Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Style

Cara Delevingne looks good in everything, even when she's not wearing much of anything at all. The 23-year-old stripped down for YSL's new Rouge Pur ...

Cara Delevingne Opens Up About Depression, Darker Side Of Modeling

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style

Fun. Goofy. Gorgeous. These are just a few words you might use to describe Cara Delevingne, the model-turned-actress who's loved for constantly poking...

There Are More Catholics In The World, But Fewer Priests

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.02.2015 | Religion

(RNS) A new report mapping the Catholic Church’s more than 1.2 billion souls — on track to reach 1.64 billion by 2050 — holds some surprises. ...

Changing Face of Religious Life

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Today, more than a fifth of the people in formation in the United States are Hispanic; one in eight, Asian American; and one in 15, African American.

Check the Box to Decide if a Film Is Right for Your Family

Chris Dodd | Posted 04.18.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Dodd

The film rating system is not a perfect one, but as a parent myself, I think we get our ratings right more often than not. Like any good system that endures, it is built to evolve and as an organization we are constantly working to improve it.

Catholic Schools Give America More Than Chump Change

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The Economist ought to be embarrassed. A little fact-checking would have gone a long way. When it comes to who is helping whom, the church's contribution to America is worth $23 billion annually. Not exactly chump change.