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Grieving mom reflects on late son's battle with heroin

CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 show has followed the opioid epidemic for years. Today, he talks to a grieving mother speaking out about how to help with the public health crisis. Watch "Full Circle" Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p E.T.

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Biden calls on Congress to 'enact commonsense gun law reforms'

President Joe Biden on Sunday called on Congress to institute "commonsense gun law reforms," including widespread firearm sales background checks and a ban on assault weapons -- highlighting an "epidemic of gun violence" in the US on the third anniversary of the deadly Parkland school shooting.

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How Trump botched Covid-19 response

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has just listed "ending the Covid-19 pandemic" as an administration achievement; however, the epidemic continues to worsen.

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Why deaths aren't rising as fast in Europe's second wave

Europe is drowning in the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic. Infection rates are skyrocketing across the continent. Governments are imposing strict lockdowns. Economies are shutting down again. But there is a glimmer of hope: The virus, while still deadly, appears to be killing fewer people on average.

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How Trump could undermine Fauci and remake the US government

While many Americans were looking ahead to the final presidential debate earlier this week, President Donald Trump was signing an executive order the likes of which has never been seen in a democracy. It is an edict expected under a dictatorship, a banana republic or a military regime. And it appears to stifle the President's opponents within the government, posing a particular danger should it affect policymakers who are working tirelessly to fight the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Amid an epidemic of loneliness, some friendships grow stronger

For over a decade, Marie Fiebach and Kelly Schoeppner took weekly walks after dropping their kids off at school in Wichita, Kansas. The two women enjoyed the ritual, but each had four kids and busy lives, with family, work and plenty of other friends.

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How we can contain Covid-19 without a vaccine

While the world is waiting for a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine, there is a strategy that can potentially bring an end to the pandemic in the United States without the development of pharmaceutical drugs. The strategy, which is cost-effective and compatible with American values like personal freedom, could feasibly bring the epidemic to a halt within two to three months.

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Opinion: What good is a vaccine if Americans won't roll up their sleeves?

A doctor in Texas once told me that a woman walked into a pediatrician's office in the fall of 2014 and said: "Give my daughter the Ebola vaccine." The biggest Ebola epidemic in history was spreading across West Africa and a man infected with the virus had recently traveled to Dallas.

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