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States Urge Congress To Make Treatment For Drug Addiction More Affordable

Amid a nationwide opioid epidemic, a group of attorneys general is urging Congress to pass a bill that would give more Americans access to affordable drug addiction treatment. [More]

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Owner Of Houston Furniture Stores Turns Them Into Shelters For Residents Stranded By Hurricane

Thousands of Texas residents have been displaced following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall over the weekend. While many of these people no doubt traveled to stay with friends and family outside of the affected areas, others don’t have those options. Instead, they’ve sought refuge from rising flood waters at community centers, shelters… and furniture stores. [More]

New Facebook Safety Check Feature Lets Users Offer, Get Help In A Crisis

New Facebook Safety Check Feature Lets Users Offer, Get Help In A Crisis

More than two years after Facebook launched its Safety Check tool as a way for users to let their friends and family know they’re okay in a crisis, the social media company is adding a feature that will allow people to ask for help, as well as offer it, when natural disasters or other emergency situations occur. [More]

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Major Wireless Carriers Offering Free Calls, Texts To Turkey After Istanbul Airport Attack

In the wake of a suspected terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport that killed 41 people and wounded 239 more, the four major wireless carriers in the U.S. are offering to connect customers with their loved ones in Turkey for free. [More]

Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

When you’re home alone, perhaps the thought has crossed your mind: “What happens if I hurt myself and no one is here to help me?” In the case of one Pizza Hut customer in Arizona who fell while waiting for her order, help came in the form of a pizza delivery man.

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