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President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H., even as more Republicans are telling Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia probe. But …

Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

In an interview with NPR, Goodwin said that, in reviewing places hardest hit by opioid abuse and those with strong Trump support, “there was a clear overlap between counties that had high opioid use … and the vote for Donald Trump.”

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Census: Median Age in U.S. Rises to Record High of 38

“Baby boomers, and millennials alike, are responsible for this trend in increased aging,” Cromwell said. “Boomers continue to age and are slowly outnumbering children as the birth rate has declined steadily over the last decade.”

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CDC: Percentage of High Schoolers Who Have Had Sex Drops to 40 Percent

According to the report, the percentage of young people who have ever had sex has dropped from 48 percent in 2007 to 39.5 percent in 2017. Additionally, the percentage of youth reporting having four or more sexual partners decreased five percentage points, from 15 percent in 2007 to 9.7 percent in 2017.

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Gallup: ‘Public Favoring More Restrictive Laws’ on Abortion

“Although close to eight in 10 Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or some circumstances, further probing of their attitudes finds the public favoring more restrictive rather than less restrictive laws,” Gallup states.

A woman places one of the hundreds of shoes in memory of those killed by Hurricane Maria in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol, in San Juan, Friday, June 1, 2018. Puerto Rico's Institute of Statistics announced that it has sued the U.S. territory's health department and demographic registry seeking …

Media Spread Fake Hurricane Maria Death Toll, Blame Trump, Ignore Facts

Eight months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, the effort to restore the island continues. The federal government has obligated $2.2 billion in federal aid, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and countless other contracted boots are still on the ground.

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Cancún: 50 Murders in May

The once peaceful tourist hotspot of Cancún lodged another deadly month of cartel-related violence with 50 homicides in May. The total number of murders for 2018 now sits at 207.

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Study: 100 Mexican Politicians Assassinated Since 2017

As next month’s elections in Mexico approach, a disturbing trend continues with the government’s inability to provide basic security for politicians as the number of those assassinated exceeds 100.

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Tijuana: 155 Murders in May

A total of nine people were murdered in less than 24 hours in Tijuana this weekend. Another kidnapping gang was arrested while a victim was rescued in the process.

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Morris: Voters Moving Right While Democrats Move Left

Over the past five months, President Trump’s ratings, according to the realclearpolitics.com moving average, have flipped from 38-58 to 44-52 — a growth of six points in approval and a drop of six points in disapproval.

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Mexican Tourist Hub Sees 100 Murders in Four Months

The once peaceful Mexican beach hub in Ensenada continues to experience high levels of cartel killings as the murder count for 2018 reaches 100 with only four arrests in response.

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Juarez: Troops Return After 10 Killed in Day

Representatives of the state attorney general’s office in Chihuahua announced the return of the Mexican military, which will join forces with federal, state, and municipal police to quell local cartel violence.

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Tijuana: 207 Killed in April

Cartel killings in Tijuana continued at an alarming rate with 207 registered in April, bringing the total for 2018 to 758—a 67 percent increase over the same period in 2017.

Pro-life demonstrators march towards the US Supreme Court during the 44th annual March for Life in Washington, DC, on January 27, 2017. Anti-abortion advocates descended on the US capital on Friday for an annual march expected to draw the largest crowd in years, with the White House spotlighting the cause …

Reuters/Ipsos Poll Suggests Millennials Tiring of Democrats

Reuters/Ipsos surveyed 65,000 young adults in 2016, and then again at the same time in 2018—and the left seems to be quickly losing ground. During the first three months of both 2016 and 2018, Reuters/Ipsos queried roughly 65,000 millenials on

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Like Common Core, Obama’s School Leniency Policy for Minorities Has Backfired

“What stands out in the report is the appalling level of violence in schools: 789,000 physical attacks, 2,200 attacks with firearms or explosives, 10,000 sexual assaults, etc.,” Kirsanow notes. “The galactically misguided Obama guidance needs to be rescinded immediately before the violence increases even more.”