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A deadly drug epidemic sweeping the US has caused ER visits for overdoses to jump 30%

Every year, thousands of patients receive a prescription for drugs ranging from morphine to fentanyl — and every year thousands of people die from an overdose.

10 people who died in 2017 who reshaped the world

2017 saw a number of people who made a massive impact in world history, in both good ways and bad, pass away.
A view of The New Yorker's October 16, 2017 cover

The New Yorker evokes a powerful message about the Las Vegas shooting on its latest cover

The New Yorker previewed the cover of its October 16 issue with an evocative message following the horrific shooting on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday.

The botched Texas smuggling operation that killed 10 has become a flashpoint for the immigration debate

Ten people died after being transported in a sweltering tractor-trailer in an alleged human smuggling case that has prompted calls for immigration reform.

John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, has been laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery

Glenn died in December 2016 at the age of 95, after a long career that included serving as a Marine fighter pilot, a NASA astronaut and a US senator.

30 beloved stars who died in 2016

Many legends of Hollywood and beyond died in 2016, from music stars like Prince and George Michael to screen stars including Carrie Fisher.

‘A talented and gentle soul’: Celebrities react to George Michael’s death

Musical figures from Elton John to MC Hammer are offering tributes to the late singer.

Singer George Michael died of heart failure at 53

The Wham! and solo artist George Michael has died. He died peacefully at his home over Christmas, according to his publicist.