They're not dentists. Would you let them fill your cavities?

BOSTON (AP) — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting "dental therapists," professionals with a lower level of training, do the job.

  • Written by BOB SALSBERG , Associated Press

China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic

SHANGHAI (AP) — So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said Thursday, closing a major regulatory loophole in the fight to end America's opioid epidemic.

  • Written by ERIKA KINETZ , Associated Press

Boeing union bid fails in South averse to organizing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant have overwhelmingly rejected an effort to unionize, maintaining Southern reluctance toward unionization and setting up a picture-perfect stop for President Donald Trump, who visits the facilities this week.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD , Associated Press