The Food and Drug Administration knew for years rogue doctors were wrongly prescribing the most potent opioids on the market by subverting the agency’s oversight program.

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(RNN) - At least four people were injured after dozens of house fires broke out in a string of communities north of Boston Thursday evening due to an unspecified issue with gas lines.

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.

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Now into its second year, the investigation by Robert Mueller into possible collusion with Russia or obstruction of the FBI by President Trump or members of his administration continues its march.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military warfighting service by 2020.

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When it comes to running debts and deficits, Congress has a tremendous amount of room to fudge thanks to a giant American economy worth $20 trillion.

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Over the decades, NATO standardized equipment and ammunition among its military, shared airlift and sealift assets and conducted joint exercises. Many credit it with keeping the USSR in its corner of the Cold War ring.

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It could be argued that, until the joint press conference, the Helsinki summit was going well, if the goal was to improve U.S.-Russia relations.

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said Friday morning that the bodies of the four missing people from Thursday night’s duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake have been recovered raising the death toll to 17 and accounting for all of the 31 passengers who were aboard.

HELSINKI (AP) - Standing next to Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to Trump's benefit and seemed to accept Putin's insistence that Russia's hands were clean.

A dozen Russian military intelligence officers were indicted Friday on charges they hacked Democrats' computers, stole their data and published those files to disrupt the 2016 election -- the clearest connection to the Kremlin established so far by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's inv…

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Despite past denigration of his counterpart in an upcoming summit as "Rocketman," President Donald Trump sounds hopeful that talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can bear fruit.

Equifax has reversed previous denials by admitting thousands of passport numbers were among the documents left exposed in a massive data breach that has rattled the company since September.

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The Indian Health Care system serves around 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, but now, some of them could be in jeopardy of losing health care, after the Trump administration announced it would allow states to pursue work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries.

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When it comes to the Syrian Civil War, it seems there are no good options for international intervention.

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In the arena of global economics, tariffs can be beneficial to some, and detrimental to others. And in most cases, a tariff creates winners and losers.

As presidential terms go, this last 15 months have been unprecedented, altering political norms and jolting the nation with President Donald Trump's drama-packed mission to make haste on his campaign promises and waste of his antagonists.

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Each year, thousands of immigrants in the U.S. go through the steps of becoming a U.S. citizen. For many, the process can seem daunting, but for others, it's worth the cost and the effort.

PARKLAND, Fla. - The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday.

PARKLAND, Fla. (RNN) - A gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding at least half a dozen more, the Broward County sheriff said.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was found to have numerous first-class trips numbering in the tens of thousands of dollars in the last year, according to a recent story in The Washington Post.

The declassification of a Republican memo Friday that suggested top law enforcement officials misled a court to permit surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in 2016 has fanned partisan fires in Washington, D.C., and around the country.

The turbulent 1960s reached a boiling point in 1968, when world history seemed to change daily, often in dramatic and consequential ways.

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Talk about voter suppression may focus on gerrymandering, but the U.S. Supreme Court is weighing a case on voter purge processes in Ohio that could have farther-reaching implications.

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A book offering an inside and unflattering account of President Donald Trump and his administration is disappearing off bookshelves as fast as it can be stocked.

One of the women who accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of improper sexual conduct has lost her home to a fire.

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Now that a new system of federal income tax assessment is imminent, many taxpayers are left to wonder if steps should be taken to lower their debt to Uncle Sam.

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Much can be said about the high-profile individuals recently accused of sexual misconduct.

The allegations can damage their careers as politicians, actors or athletes. However, the damage done to victims can far outweigh the repercussions of those who commit sexual misconduct.

AMHERST, SD (RNN) – A cleanup is underway after about 210,000 gallons of oil leaked on Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline onto the ground in South Dakota. So far, there are no reports of oil making its way into water supplies, KSFY reports. 

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After the details for President Donald Trump's tax plan framework was released in late September, both the House of Representatives and the Senate have been working on their own versions of the tax reform proposal.

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Last week, the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election brought indictments against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort Jr., and his business associate, Rick Gates.

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It quickly fell out of the news cycle - a common fate of political stories around the Trump administration. But the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran did not receive a certification from the president.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former business partner Rick Gates will turn themselves in on charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia to influence the 2016 election, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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A former Tahlequah couple have been missing for more than three weeks after they flew to the Bahamas to be married, and local family members are looking for answers.

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With a new set of rules announced Oct. 6 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the legal battle over the Affordable Care Act's requirement that insurers provide contraception without co-pay now enters another phase.

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Though the federal Children's Health Insurance Program is authorized through 2019, fiscal 2018 funding is caught in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the program has been unfunded since Oct. 1.

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