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Complicity in Aleppo, A Flood of Opioids, The 14th Librarian of Congress

Complicity in Aleppo, A Flood of Opioids, The 14th Librarian of Congress

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Though the United States has been notably absent from diplomatic talks in recent days, the last of those trapped in the Syrian city of Aleppo are expected to be evacuated today after discussions between Russia, Iran, and Turkey. Ryan Crocker served 37 years in the Foreign Service and is the former ambassador to Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Kuwait, Afghanistan and Lebanon. He explores what's next in the Syrian civil war. 
Records obtained by The Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia show that pharmacies were flooded with 780 million pain killers in the state between 2007 and 2012. While deaths from overdoses climbed, drug wholesalers continued to ship massive amounts of pain pills. Eric W. Eyre, a reporter for Charleston Gazette-Mail, explains.
Governor Pat McCrory will hold a special legislative session to consider repeal of HB2, the state’s “bathroom bill,” which has drawn fierce criticism and cost the state millions of dollars in business. Erica Lachowitz, a t

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