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Why these Obama voters went for Trump

A report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that drug overdoses more than doubled across the US since 1999. A sociologist at Penn State University found a link between the spike in overdoses and the disillusionment that motivated many voters to cast their ballots for Donald Trump.

The Latest: Neighbor says alleged shooter was…

A longtime neighbor of a Kansas man charged in a fatal shooting at a neighborhood bar says the alleged attacker was a heavy drinker who deteriorated after his father died about 18 months ago

Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids…

Billionaire Warren Buffett stuck to business and didn't wade into politics in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders

Democrats: GOP Medicaid reform plan is really…

Democratic governors say a proposal by their Republican counterparts to overhaul Medicaid is really just a smoke screen for tax cuts for the wealthy

Rep. Waters slams President Trump's Cabinet

Democrat blasts Trump's Cabinet for being 'organized around making money'

Would crackdown on illegal immigration protect US…

New report on criminal illegal immigrants puts cost and safety to American taxpayers in focus

The Latest: Syria envoy demands opposition condemn attacks

Syria's envoy to the peace talks in Geneva says he demands that the opposition delegation denounce the attacks in the central city of Homs as terrorism, saying it is a test of their commitment to finding common ground

Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport

Pete Buttigieg drops out of DNC race

As Democrats are meeting to pick the new party’s leader, Indiana Mayor, Pete Buttigieg, has dropped out of the race.

Astronomers find 7 Earth-size planets

In this week's wrap-up, NASA announces a big discovery, Verizon and Yahoo's deal gets a $350 million adjustment, and Mobile World Congress news trickles in.

Portsmouth high-rise blaze under control

Firefighters have been tackling a large fire in a high-rise building in the Gunwharf Quays area of Portsmouth.

Clooney Warns Against Hate Under Trump At French…

George Clooney received an honorary award at Friday's 42nd César ceremony in Paris and used his speech as a platform to speak out against President Donald Trump.

The politics of the Oscars

Ann Hornaday and Ted Johnson discuss how politics will be on full-display at the Oscars.

Instagram's New Feature Is Worth 10 Photos

Say goodbye to awkward grids on Instagram! Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and good manners, but Donald Trump favors disruption over decorum

Fargo police plan cultural training after sweat lodge arrest

Fargo police are planning cultural sensitivity training after an officer responding to a report of a fire arrested a man at a Native American sweat lodge

Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline…

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish a cleanup effort started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows north of border

Officials in California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed into the U.S. for more than two weeks

How MLB Is Trying To Make Baseball Less Boring

Commissioner Rob Manfred is trying to speed up the game with some rule changes, but players have pushed back.

NSA McMaster breaks with Trump on Islam

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster holds a different view than President Trump regarding the use of the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism." CNN's Athena Jones reports.

Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports…

A 200-seat arena for competitive video gaming is Las Vegas' newest effort to attract millennials

Crowds flock to Obama in NYC

Former President Barack Obama drew cheers from New Yorkers after he was spotted in New York City, while a group in France has started a campaign for him to run for president there. CNN's George Howell reports.

How to capture a runaway NY bull? Bring in the…

Police could use a cowboy in their department in New York City, where cattle have escaped from urban slaughterhouses three times in the past 13 months

In poor Black Belt region, both fears and prayers…

In the impoverished Black Belt region, where support for Obama ran strong, both fears and prayers over President Trump