How heroin has become the nation’s latest drug epidemic

An epidemic has silently swept across our nation and is now affecting more people than ever before. On Tuesday, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a study that found nearly 4 in 10 people know someone who has been addicted to prescription painkillers — that includes 25 percent who say it was a family member or close friend, and 2 percent who admit it was their own addiction.

Obama, Xi tout close US-China climate coordination

President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent differences with China’s President Xi Jinping over cybersecurity and maritime security.

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Thousands of monarch butterflies have filled the eucalyptus trees at the Pismo State Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove. California State Parks docent Jan Ojerholm talks about the butterfly grove.
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