CDC releases new guidelines for prescribing opioids to include people with short-term pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain to include people who are suffering from short-term pain. During a briefing Thursday, the federal…

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New calculator tackles inequality in missing persons stories

The Columbia Journalism Review has unveiled a tool that allows you to guess how much attention you would get from the public if you go missing

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Embattled actor Spacey to receive achievement award in Italy

A film museum in Italy’s city of Turin says Kevin Spacey will receive a lifetime achievement award and teach a master class there early next year

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Amazon pauses corporate hiring amid economic worries

Amazon is pausing hiring for its corporate workforce as the company moves to cut costs amid worries about the economic environment

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Charles Booker touts abortion rights in Kentucky Senate bid

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Charles Booker’s political stock rose in Democratic circles two years ago as he voiced outrage over the deaths of Black Americans in encounters with police, including in…

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EPA awards grants to monitor air quality in 37 states

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday awarded grants for projects to monitor air quality in 37 states, with a focus on minority communities and other areas overburdened by…

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US agency softens opioid prescribing guidelines for doctors

NEW YORK — The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday softened its guidelines for U.S. doctors prescribing oxycodone and other opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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John Mellencamp revisits ‘Scarecrow,’ his game-changing disc

It’s not often you hear a record that’s a reputation-changer for a musician

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Review: ‘Salvatore’ fetes a life devoted to feet and fashion

If you love fashion, Hollywood and especially shoes, you’ll find all that and more in Luca Guadagnino’s documentary ode to the late Salvatore Ferragamo

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