(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Charlie told ABC News' Nightline that he's lucky to be alive after he nearly became one of the thousands of people across the country who lost their lives to fentanyl. The Southern California college student, who asked not to reveal his... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine is facing the risk of a cholera epidemic amid the destruction of water supplies and sanitation during the Russian invasion, city officials and health agencies warn. "The risk of cholera is very high, like red,... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- The final victim of the supermarket shooting massacre in Buffalo, New York, was laid to rest Saturday, as the country reels from another mass shooting. Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff attended the memorial service for Ruth Whitfield Saturday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Johnson & Johnson and the nation's three largest drug distributors agreed Tuesday to settle opioids-related claims by Native American tribes for nearly $600 million. The settlement, announced in a filing with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A dozen drug manufacturers and distributors accused of fueling the nation's opioid epidemic face a jury for the first time Tuesday during opening statements at what could be the most consequential opioids trial so far. New York and two of its largest... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- North Carolina's attorney general announced Monday that a $40 million settlement had been reached with e-cigarette maker Juul over its alleged role in fueling the "vaping epidemic" among young people. "For years, Juul targeted young people, including teens, with its highly addictive... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a year of students dealing with the emotional and mental toll of remote school on top of a deadly pandemic, the return to in-person learning was seen as a return to some semblance of normalcy. But for many students, the return... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced limited steps, using his executive power, to address gun violence Thursday -- three weeks after three mass shootings and under pressure to act. Biden announced six actions, including asking the Department of Justice to issue a proposed rule to... Read More.
BY: DR. NICHOLAS NISSEN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Opioid overdoses have been on the rise as the COVID-19 pandemic has taken center stage. Rather than existing separately, there appears to be an interplay between COVID-19 and addictions. Now, experts say the key... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Wednesday staged grandiose military parades involving tens of thousands of troops to mark the end of World War II despite a coronavirus epidemic that is continuing to grow in many parts of... Read More.