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Psychiatrist Anna Lembke says the medical establishment and drugmakers began telling doctors in the 1980s that opioids were effective treatment for chronic pain. "That was patently false," she says.

A crude oil pipeline in western North Dakota has leaked nearly 200,000 barrels of oil. The scene is about 150 miles west of where protesters have been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline.

Donald Trump hasn't held a press conference since July, opting instead for frequent tweets and the occasional interview. Presidents-elect typically take questions from reporters within days.

The President-elect and the tech industry have clashed on many issues. But at the roundtable, Trump struck a conciliatory tone, saying he was "here to help you folks do well."

Donald Trump says he wants his wife and son to continue living in Trump Tower after he is sworn in, at least at first. That could end up costing taxpayers a lot of money.

A powerful genetic engineering technique holds promise for wiping out diseases and improving agriculture. But the species-altering approach stirs anxiety about unintended consequences.

Craig Silverman of BuzzFeed News has spent years studying media inaccuracy. He explains how false stories during the presidential campaign were spread on Facebook and monetized by Google AdSense.

The vote to nudge benchmark interest rates higher was unanimous, the central bank says. The rate moves from the current 0.25-0.50 percent to a range of 0.50 and 0.75 percent.

Tuesday, there was word of a cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey. It appears to have fallen apart and plans to evacuate residents have stalled. People inside Aleppo describe the situation to NPR.

Donald Trump has summoned tech industry leaders to New York for a meeting Wednesday. The industry was largely in the Hillary Clinton camp during the election.




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