The Chinese government has told local officials to stop issuing smog alerts. Officials say the move is designed to end discrepancies between the information issued by local meteorological offices and that released by the environmental protection ministry.
Nonmedical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous.
Problematic deforestation continues, but the "lungs of the earth" are still breathing.
Forensic experts claim there is no way Larry Swearingen raped and killed Melissa Trotter. The state is still putting him to death.
Plus: delusions about the First Amendment, hype about the Apple Card, and more...