In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The last thing Lizabeth Loud wanted, a month from giving birth, was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescription painkiller addiction.


  • Written by By PHILIP MARCELO , Associated Press

Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors.


Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf course. Then, days later, the president tweeted that his administration would ease sanctions against a Chinese smartphone maker accused of espionage. "Too many jobs in China lost," he wrote.

  • Written by By TAMI ABDOLLAH , Associated Press

Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon's decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates, who say the tech giant's reach could vastly accelerate a dystopian future in which camera-equipped officers can identify and track people in real time, whether they're involved in crimes or not.


  • Written by By GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.


  • Written by By MATTHEW PERRONE , AP Health Writer