|
|
|
The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 6:22 AM

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) " THE ISSUE: More Americans are dying from opioids than at any time in recent history, with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 in 2014. That amounts to 78 Americans dying from an opioid overdose every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC uses opioid as an umbrella term for synthetic painkillers and for drugs derived naturally from opium (known more specifically as opiates), such a heroin. It's not just the use of illicit...

Updated at 6:20 AM

PARIS (AP) " France's prime minister is expressing support for local bans of burkini swimsuits, saying the swimwear is based on the "enslavement of women" and therefore not compatible with French values. However, Prime Minister Manuel Valls...

Updated at 6:18 AM

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) " Republican Donald Trump is overhauling his campaign again, bringing in Breitbart News's Stephen Bannon as campaign CEO and promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. The move comes just 82 days before...

Updated at 6:11 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before. For the first time in the U.S., NBC is airing the Olympics in prime...

Updated at 6:04 AM

GONZALES, La. (AP) " The heartbreaking task of sorting through waterlogged belongings and ripping out carpets and drywall is kicking into high gear Wednesday in flood-wracked southern Louisiana as the state faces a long-term challenge of how to...

Updated at 6:04 AM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) " Greece's coast guard says it has rescued 59 migrants in an inflatable dinghy in rough weather in the Aegean Sea. The migrants were picked up early Wednesday off the eastern island of Kos by two patrol boats. With...

Updated at 5:55 AM

OLYMPICS RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The medal race at the Rio Olympics will likely remain close going into the final weekend. For second place, that is. The U.S. " which has left the last five Summer Games with more medals than any...

Updated at 5:51 AM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) " Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, swept to victory in a crowded race for the Republican nomination for Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House " a post once held by her father. Her victory...

Updated at 5:50 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkey issued a decree Wednesday paving the way for the conditional release of 38,000 prisoners, the justice minister said " an apparent move to reduce its prison population to make space for thousands of people who have...

Updated at 5:39 AM

SRINAGAR, India (AP) " When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group, the public response was spontaneous and immense. Tens of thousands of angry youths...

Updated at 5:36 AM

BERLIN (AP) " A top German politician has received applause " and some criticism " after making an unambiguous gesture of disdain toward far-right protesters. A video posted online late Tuesday shows Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel flipping...

NEXT 10  »
«  PREV 10

Events Calendar