The Society of Actuaries released a report Tuesday examining the economic impact of non-medical opioid usage in the United States, which concludes that from 2015 to 2018 $631 billion was spent dealing with the crisis, with more to come.
A jury deliberated less than a half an hour before finding Michael Ivory Collins guilty of a triple murder where he decapitated two children in front of their mother before also killing her.
Rick Koerber, who became infamous in Utah for his "Free Capitalist" real estate investment seminars, has been given 14 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors called a Ponzi scheme.
Scotland Yard has released a composite image of a young man who fell from a plane's wheel well and is trying to ascertain the man's identity in order to notify his family.
Nelson Estrella-Rojas and wife Joann Estrella claim that a Taco Bell commercial deceived them into thinking that their Chalupa Cravings Boxes would be five dollars each.
Gordon Van Hassel, 68, has been arrested on felony assault charges after he allegedly retaliated violently against a child who hit him with a snowball.
Julia Acosta-Grommon allegedly berated a bartender, stating that black people were "unappreciative dogs" and she hoped that he would get a visit from the KKK.
Electrician Mohammad Rafique went to collect for a job he was owed in Pakistan, only for the client to unleash his pet lion on him.
As the Catholic church continues to grapple with sexual abuse scandals, one Australian politician wants their buildings labeled as unsafe for children.
Craig Stivender, running for Colleton County sheriff in South Carolina, opened his campaign by immediately addressing "mistakes" he's made in the past including doing blackface at a party.
Verna Johnson's unconventional campaign to obtain a donor organ has found a willing participant.
Japanese idol Ena Matsuoka was attacked outside her home by a crazed fan. After he was arrested, the stalker explained the complex way he'd located her by zooming in on a photo and finding the reflection of a sign.
Noted Evangelical preacher and faith leader Franklin Graham linked an uptick in sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis to extramarital sex and homosexuality.
After President Trump claimed that "20 world-class mountain climbers" tested his border wall design and could not surmount it, retired engineer Rick Weber built a replica and has invited elite climbers to try for themselves.
Chyanne Thomas, an employee of the U.S. Postal Service in Vista, California, became a hero twice over when she helped return a pair of missing children to their homes in the space of two weeks.
A gay Wisconsin man is recuperating after he was assaulted so badly that his jaw was broken and all of his teeth had to be pulled. He claims that it was a homophobic hate crime.
After attempting to quiet down his upstairs neighbors, a frustrated Arizona man pulled a handgun and fired multiple shots into his ceiling. The final one wound up in his face instead.
The Texas Department of Public Safety Officers is suing the Department of Public Safety over new rules that require police officers to have waist measurements under 40 inches for men and 35 inches for women.
Cedrick McMillian, the pastor of New Heritage Community Church in Prichard, Alabama, was found guilty of operating a funeral home without a license after he was accused of abusing the corpses under his care.
After being pulled over by a Hamilton County Sheriff's deputy, a woman claims that he stripped down to his underwear and forcibly baptized her in Soddy Lake. Now, she's suing the department for $11 million.
After Isabel Albright of San Lorenzo, California, passed away at the age of 102, her family was shocked when DirecTV charged her an "early termination" fee.
Grocery chain Kroger is donating an empty store in South Memphis to one of its competitors to ensure that residents have groceries in their neighborhood.
A house belonging to Michigan state representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo was torn down and nobody seems to know who was responsible.
A British actress was cast in the lead role of a musical production of The Color Purple until anti-gay Facebook posts she made surfaced. Now she's suing the theatre and her agency for religious discrimination.
Rising sea levels could compromise as many as 60 million septic systems in the United States alone, making toilets unable to flush waste.
Cameron Strang, founder and CEO of 'Relevant' magazine, is accused of saying his readers "[don't] want to see scary black men on the cover."