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Americans more likely to die of opioid overdose than car crash, says council report

Data analysis from the National Safety Council finds Americans are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car crash.

Opinion: Saints sank Rams' perfect record. Now Los Angeles seeks ultimate revenge in NFC title game

To earn a ticket to Super Bowl LIII, the Rams will have to beat the Saints, the team that handed them their first loss in Week 9.

Indonesia recovers Lion Air cockpit voice recorder

Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October. (Jan.

JHud, Celine Dion bring down the house at Aretha Franklin tribute

Jennifer Hudson and Celine Dion were highlights as stars hit the Shrine Auditorium to tape the Grammys' tribute concert for the Queen of Soul.

Poland mayor stabbed onstage at charity event, fights for life

An attacker stabbed the mayor of Gdansk in the heart and the abdomen at a charity event.