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Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Dr. Rahul Gupta, shown at an event in August 2022, says the new opioid overdose tracking system could save "tens of thousands of additional lives." Juancho Torres/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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The White House unveils a new system to track and better prevent opioid overdoses

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Hilton Anatole on Aug. 06 in Dallas, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud

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Biden administration says it is making progress slowing the rate of fentanyl deaths

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Republican U.S. Rep-elect Mike Lawler, who eked out a narrow win in New York's Hudson Valley, has said he'd work closely with all members of the U.S. House, including progressive Democrats. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Republicans won House seats in blue New York. Those wins could help shape Congress

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New York moderate Republicans could struggle if the GOP takes up the far-right agenda

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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), leader of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, speaks during a news conference shortly after conceding to opponent Mike Lawler at the DCCC on November 9, 2022 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Addiction activist Ryan Hampton holds a rally in Spokane, Wash., where many of the people in the crowd were in recovery from drug or alcohol use. Brian Mann/NPR hide caption

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In close races, Republicans attack Democrats over fentanyl and the overdose crisis

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Republicans recast drugs and fentanyl as a crime and border security problem

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New Culture War Cudgel: GOP Ads Blame Opioid Crisis On Migrants

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Max, last name withheld, is shown at a Recovery Care clinic where he is a client, in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Justin Tang for NPR hide caption

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In August 2022, the Drug Enforcement Administration and law enforcement partners seized brightly colored rainbow fentanyl pills in 18 states. Drug Enforcement Administration hide caption

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Is 'rainbow fentanyl' a threat to your kids this Halloween? Experts say no

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Officials face questions over the late evacuation order in Florida's Lee County

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New York State Attorney General Letitia James, pictured in February, filed a civil lawsuit on Wednesday against former President Donald Trump, saying he "falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself, to cheat the system." Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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A bottle of Johnson & Johnson baby powder is displayed on a table. J&J pulled its iconic Johnson's baby powder off the shelves in the U.S. in 2020. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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J&J tried to block lawsuits from 40,000 cancer patients. A court wants answers

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