Probe: Chinese opioid sellers exploit US postal service flaw

WASHINGTON (AP) — China said Thursday it is ready to work with the United States in fighting illicit opioid shipments after congressional investigators found that Chinese opioid manufacturers exploit weak screening in the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American dealers.

  • Written by By DESMOND BUTLER and ERIKA KINETZ , Associated Press

Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting


BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Stunned by a deadly school shooting, a grief-stricken Kentucky community is struggling to answer an agonizing question: How could one of its own have unleashed such terror?

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  • Written by By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVAN , Associated Press

Scientists successfully clone monkeys; are humans up next?


NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, researchers have used the cloning technique that produced Dolly the sheep to create healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans.