As the staggering toll—in terms of bodies, emotions, money, and our life expectancy—of the opioid epidemic comes into sharper focus, the idea of those who are most at risk is crystallizing, too, thanks to research out of Columbia University Medical Center.
H&M’s fashions are on fire—literally, that is, in Vasteras, Sweden.
What’s more dangerous than carrying at least a dozen people in one Jeep Cherokee?
Name things that increase your risk of cancer.
On Oct. 11, Benedict Allen tweeted a couple of lines that now seem ominous: “Marching off to Heathrow.
Frederic Chopin is buried in Paris’ famed Père Lachaise Cemetery.
The residents of Gray, France, number just 5,000, but on Sunday some 10,000 people took to the streets there in Alexia Daval’s name.
As far as research goes, it sounds pretty intense: pumping the stomachs of 500-plus alligators—”live and alert” ones at that.
“Our findings expose a threat to the privacy and safety of gay men and women,” wrote Michal Kosinski in a paper set to be published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology—only he’s the one now finding himself in danger.
Auschwitz was liberated in January 1945; a couple of months before that, a Jewish prisoner secretly wrote a letter outlining the horrors he had witnessed, placed it in a thermos then a leather pouch, and buried it.
A painting will hit the block at Christie’s in New York on Nov. 15, and it’s tough to say what’s more interesting: that it could fetch $100 million, or the story behind it.
Private Thomas Hurdis’ death in October 1917 was a grisly one.
The earthquake, then the tsunami, then the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster.
“Who knows if it is the real ax?” says Leon Trotsky’s grandson, Esteban Volkov, dismissively to the Guardian.
The last Category 5 hurricane to hit Florida was Hurricane Andrew, and Bryan Norcross emerged from it as a South Florida hero.
“We are just shocked.”
The US and UK blanketed Germany with at least 1.3 million tons of bombs during World War II, and as much as 10% of that never exploded, with the Smithsonian reporting in 2016 that more than 2,000 tons of unexploded munitions are found in the country annually.
Police in China have arrested a well-known author who had already chosen the title for his next novel, reports the Guardian: The Beautiful Writer Who Killed.
At 11am Saturday, they began hiking in California’s Mojave Desert.
Denmark’s Prince Henrik made waves last week when he announced he was bucking tradition and would not be buried beside his wife.
“We’re not looking for a needle in a haystack, because we haven’t found the haystack yet,” said the police chief of Duluth, Minnesota, Saturday morning in regards to the case of an elderly couple who had been missing for 8 days.
The greatest joy followed by the deepest sorrow: A Saturday car crash claimed the lives of Austin Wesson and Rebekah Bouma in Clearwater, Kansas.
It would take someone with “profound moral misery” to do what was done on Friday, says the archbishop of Turin: A person posing as a pilgrim entered a basilica east of that city and stole a glass case that contained fragments of St. John Bosco’s brain.
A recent landslide is the largest a California Department of Transportation representative is aware of, and the US Geological Survey explains just how big it was.