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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on contract talks for TV and film writers (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Writers Guild of America says the tentative deal reached early Tuesday will cover its television and film writers for three years if ratified by its members. The guild...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yesica Sanchez recently found a notice attached to the front door of her two-bedroom apartment that said her rent was almost doubling. The divorced mother held the paper in her hand in a state of shock. "We wanted to faint. After I pay all of my bills, I...
NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous drumbeat echoed through the cocktail reception at the Met Gala. Either an earthquake was hitting the Upper East Side of Manhattan, or the glittering assembly of guests was being called in to dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "...
Pleasure. Craving. Withdrawal. When opioids act on the brain, they trigger the same processes that give people feelings of pleasure from activities like eating, but they do it far more intensely. Opioids also make some brain cells pump out a chemical messenger called dopamine,...
Headed for surgery? Specialists say talking to your doctors ahead of time may turn up ways to control post-operative pain while minimizing use of those problematic painkillers called opioids. Among the advice: —Ask what to expect. Patients who are overly anxious about impending...
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Moderate Republicans face intense pressure on their party's latest attempt to scrap Democrat Barack Obama's health care law — from President Donald Trump, House GOP leaders, medical professionals and outside political groups. Back home, their...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Innkeepers, restaurateurs and landscapers around the U.S. say they are struggling to find seasonal help and turning down business in some cases because the government tightened up on visas for temporary foreign workers. "There's going to be a lot of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago's Rick Bayless' high-end Mexican eatery Topolobampo won the outstanding restaurant honor. Another Philadelphia foodie — Stephen...
A suburban Dallas police chief acknowledged Monday that an officer who fatally shot a black 15-year-old in a moving vehicle fired as the car was driving away — not as it reversed toward officers, as the department had previously asserted. Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan...