The US opioid epidemic ravaging American communities cost over $500 billion in 2015, more expensive than previously thought, according to a new analysis by the US government.
US opioid crisis cost $500 billion in 2015, higher than previously estimated
The United States has described the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "ethnic cleansing", accusing the country's forces of perpetrating "horrendous atrocities" against Rohingyas.
US says attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is 'ethnic cleansing'
US President Donald Trump's call urging other countries to refrain from purchasing oil from Iran has had no impact on the Islamic Republic's exports, said Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh on Wednesday.
Minister: Trump's call has no impact on Iran's crude exports
The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process.
NAFTA talks have hit a wall after Mexico, Canada resist US demands
US home sales increased more than expected in October as hurricane-related disruptions dissipated, but a chronic shortage of houses which is pushing prices beyond the reach of some first-time buyers remains an obstacle.
US homes sales accelerate; supply still a constraint
The United States invaded Afghanistan largely to restore the heroin industry and it is now making about $1.5 trillion every year from this business, according to Dr. Kevin Barrett, an American academic and political analyst.
US invaded Afghanistan largely to restore heroin industry: Scholar
The United States has long been “unfair” in treating African Americans, says Washington-based scholar Dr. Randy Short, citing sentencing disparities between blacks and whites for similar crimes.
African Americans treated unfairly by US laws: Scholar
Rescue and relief operations continue in Kermanshah a week after a deadly earthquake struck the western Iranian province on November 12.
Relief operations underway a week after devastating quake
The top US nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an “illegal” launch of nuclear weapons.
US nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order
Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's foreign policies pose major risks to Middle East region.
UK’s Jack Straw says Saudi Arabia danger to region

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