There is no evidence that expanding the application of the death penalty will prevent a single opioid-related death.
After Hurricane Maria, volunteers from Remote Area Medical set up free pop-up clinics in Puerto Rico.
Cape Town's severe water restrictions have helped make Day Zero — when taps shut off — a possibility rather than a reality.
Conservatives' emphasis on small government and tough-on-crime policies can be an uncomfortable fit for a drug epidemic in their own backyard.
A year after problems on a spillway at the nation's largest dam caused evacuations, some residents say the impacts of the near-disaster are still felt.
Scotland is the first country to impose a minimum price on alcohol in a bid to tackle a public health crisis.
With another potential government shutdown looming, where's the governing?