Opioids haunt users' recovery: 'It never really leaves you'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It's hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father's cancer pain medicine.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer

White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's willing to strike a health care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump's top legislative priorities.

  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe could be impeached in 2 days

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party expressed confidence Monday that longtime President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to resign.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA , Associated Press

Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding.

  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer