A program in Seattle is helping people in drug and alcohol recovery overcome barriers to medical care in an effort to keep them off the street. A key piece is battling stigma from medical providers.
Republican lawmakers want Mexico to accept U.S. military aid to cripple drug cartels making and smuggling deadly fentanyl. López Obrador mocked the idea as a threat to his country's sovereignty.
The DOJ is seeking to block implementation of any part of the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy deal until legal challenges are settled. The deal granted Sackler family members immunity from opioid lawsuits.
The giant retailer shipped billions of opioid pills to pharmacies nationwide. An NPR investigation found employees warned company executives their stores were being used by "pill mill" doctors.