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Surviving a Heroin Overdose May Soon Depend on Where You Live

In southwest Ohio, people die from national rate. In the future, whether someone survives could hinge on what county they’re in.The sheriff in Butler County this summer suggesting ambulance crews shouldn’t have to save the lives of some people who have been revived before.In neighboring Hamilton County, which includes Cincinnati, officials

U.K. Arrests Man in Train Attack, Has Open Mind on Accomplices

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the departure area of the port at Dover on Saturday and searched a house near London in connection with Friday’s detonation of an improvised bomb on a tube train that injured at least 29 people. The U.K. threat level remained at critical.The man detained

More Than a Million Ford Explorers May Face Recall Due to Fumes

Seven years worth of Ford Motor Co.’s most-popular SUV model are a step closer to recall in the U.S. over mounting reports of exhaust fumes leaking inside and sickening drivers.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week took an interim step toward prompting the recall of 1.3 million 2011-2017 Ford

Good Luck Finding a Truly Organic Egg

Most Americans these days want their eggs to come from happy chickens—documentaries revealing horrific conditions inside the machinery of industrial farming long ago penetrated the public consciousness. But figuring out which chickens are treated most humanely has always been a challenge, especially since big agriculture realized how using a few magic words

Hurricane Jose Could Threaten New York Next Week, NHC Says

Hurricane Jose may threaten New York City and other areas of the East Coast by next week, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory.The storm, about 640 miles (1,029 kilometers) southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane as it churned through the Atlantic Ocean. Jose’s

Small Consumer Drones Unlikely to Cause Head Injury, Study Says

The small, popular drones flooding the commercial market are unlikely to cause severe head injuries if they fall out of the sky and strike people, a new study has concluded.The results are similar to findings earlier this year by researchers associated with the Federal Aviation Administration and offer more justification

The Silicon Valley Backlash Is Heating Up

Big tech is falling out of political favor. This week, worth a read.  As Ben points out, Steve Bannon is leading the charge from the right, calling for Google and Facebook to be regulated like Bernie Sanders is helping to push the anti-tech charge from the left. Populists on both

North Korea Threatens to Use Nuclear Weapon to Sink Japan

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed China to cut oil exports in a bid to prod North Korea toward talks after Kim Jong Un’s regime threatened to sink Japan “into the sea” with a nuclear strike and turn the U.S. into “ashes and darkness” for agreeing to the latest

Motel 6 Just Left the Light on for ICE

Motel 6’s parent company, G6 Hospitality LLC, said locations in the Phoenix-area have been voluntarily handing over guest information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees. “This was implemented at the local level without the knowledge of senior management,” G6 spokeswoman Raiza Rehkoff wrote in an email. “When we became

The Way We Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

Batteries are everywhere these days: in our iPhones, toothbrushes, vacuum cleaners, and electric cars. But batteries—really big batteries—are just getting started.The idea is that grid-sized versions might be used to store excess wind and solar power, smoothing out the peaks and valleys of the electricity supply. There’s just one problem: