The introduction of legal weed in Colorado coincided with the first fall in opioid deaths for 14 years, claims research published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Taliban threats, extreme poverty and child marriage prevent many girls in Afghanistan from getting a proper education.
Raqqa has witnessed intensified fighting as Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by a US-led coalition, started a campaign to recapture the city in June.
At least 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in the attack claimed by Taliban Islamists.
Serviceman Jeffrey Michels who disappeared 40 years ago from an Air Force Base in North Dakota has been arrested for desertion after leading a double life.
"In 2017, we have to remind our president that it's never ok to "joke" about killing LGBTQ Americans... or anyone," Chelsea Clinton tweeted.
Reza Moazami files lawsuit against two Canadian papers over their 'unfair' coverage of trial and 23 year jail term.
Malala is the world's youngest Nobel peace laureate, an award she received after being shot in the head by Pakistani Taliban militants because she campaigned for girls' education.
Isauro Aguirre whipped, beat and burned his girlfriend's son, Gabriel Fernandez, with cigarettes for months before his death.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's disappearance is considered to be one of the biggest mysteries of the aviation world.
A refugee camp in Aïn Issa, a town 50km from Raqqa, is hosting families of fighters while coalition forces continue to gain territory in the former Isis stronghold.
Ferocious wildfires have killed at least 36 people in Portugal, including a one-month-old baby, and at least three in Spain.
Donald Trump's claim immediately drew furious criticism from lawmakers, Barack Obama's former staff members and social media users.
The Philippines president's announcement comes a day after two key Islamist leaders were killed by security forces.
A Michigan school student suffered a severe cut to the hand that needed surgery after playing the "Isis Game" where pupils pretend to behead each other.