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With focus on COVID-19, experts fear opioid crisis may worsen unseen

A deadly epidemic has been on the rise this year in Arizona – but this one has drawn scant media attention. With the world focused on COVID-19, local and national experts say a growing number of opioid overdoses and deaths is being overlooked. “COVID-19 has taken up a lot of our space, but oftentimes it’s

International

In 2020, AP photographers captured a world in distress

Behold, a world in distress: A 64-year-old woman weeps, hugging her husband as he lay dying in the COVID-19 unit of a California hospital. A crowded refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, engulfed in flames, disgorges a string of migrants fleeing this hell on Earth. Rain-swept protesters, enraged by the death of George Floyd in police

Buz Blog

Opinion: Who Separates and Divides Us?

Ever since his election in 2016, a consortium of Democrats, never Trump Republicans and their co-conspirators in the media, have accused President Trump of racism, sexism, homophobia and divisiveness. Since he has been in the public eye for half a century, he has a public history that could easily show if any of these accusations

Politics

Under Fire, Trump Supporters Feel Pressure to Remain Silent

Homeowners in the quiet New Hampshire towns of Milford and Brookline are receiving threatening letters for publicly supporting President Trump. “You have been identified by our group as being a Trump supporter. Your address has been added to our database as a target when we attack should Trump not concede the election,” the letter reads.

COVID-19

Months into pandemic, Iran sees worst wave of virus deaths

Iran’s capital has run out of intensive care beds as the country confronts a new surge of infections that is filling hospitals and cemeteries alike. The single-day death toll hit a record high three times this week. Eight months after the pandemic first stormed Iran, pummeling its already weakened economy and sickening officials at the

Opinion

Opinion: Why Trump’s Supporters Are Stubbornly Loyal

The coronavirus is “a good thing” the president said. He doesn’t like shaking hands with “disgusting” supporters.” That’s what Olivia Troye, the most recent former member of the Trump administration to turn on him, reported. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. The president’s deep-felt identity rests on his wealth and superior status, the very opposite

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