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A backpacker looks out over a field in Launceton, northern Tasmania.

Tourism in Australia is taking a hit with the ‘double whammy’ of bushfires and coronavirus travel bans. Here’s how the country is en...

Australia is losing millions of tourist dollars per month — and the country is determined to reverse course.
File photo of a baseball.

A youth baseball team tried to raffle off a semi-automatic rifle and other guns as a fundraiser, but it was canceled after backlash

The Hilliard Colts organization in Hilliard, Ohio, had planned to raffle off two handguns and a Smith & Wesson M&P-15, an AR-15 military-style rifle.
A Juul ad touts the e-cigarette's flavors.

The Trump Administration is cracking down on sweet and fruity e-cigarette pods in an effort to stem teen vaping

The move comes amid growing concerns about kids vaping and a public safety scare over serious lung diseases tied to the practice.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called into a Twitch stream of Donkey Kong 64 to help raise money for transgender kids

Ocasio-Cortez joined a fundraising session started by British YouTube star Hbomberguy on Sunday for the charity Mermaid.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

The US surgeon general just issued a rare advisory about e-cigs like the Juul — here’s why vaping is so dangerous

In a rare national advisory, the top US public health figure warned of the dangers of e-cigarettes, focusing on vaping's effects on young people.
An image from Juul's 2015 New York City launch party collected by the Stanford researchers.

See how Juul turned teens into influencers and threw buzzy parties to fuel its rise as Silicon Valley’s favorite e-cig company

Stanford researchers assembling a trove of images, videos, and social-media posts that Juul Labs used to market its sleek devices say it clearly targeted teens.

Malaysian woman says late nights and alcohol led to a stroke in her 20s, paralysing half of her face

Food "leaked" out of her mouth, she couldn't fully close one of her eyes, and she couldn't speak clearly.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing steps meant to stop people from smoking such as limits on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes.

$15 billion startup Juul used ‘relaxation, freedom, and sex appeal’ to market its creme-brulee-flavored e-cigs on Twitter and Instagram &#...

Juul was among the earliest e-cigarette brands to promote heavily on social media, researchers found. More important, that marketing was a success.

The FDA surprised Silicon Valley e-cig startup Juul at its headquarters and seized ‘thousands of pages of documents’

In an unannounced move, the Food and Drug Administration showed up to e-cig startup Juul's San Francisco HQ last week and seized "thousands of pages of documents."