Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — American Indian tribal leaders from northern New Mexico — an area of the country devastated by heroin and opioid addiction — met with the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday over ways to combat opioid abuse amid high overdose deaths among Native Americans.

  • Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

Senate's odd couple forge unlikely alliance on environment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oddest of Senate odd couples — California Democrat Barbara Boxer and Oklahoma Republican Jim Inhofe — have accomplished something highly unusual in this bitter election year: significant, bipartisan legislation on the environment that has become law.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press