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States and counties nationwide are using opioid settlement funds for law enforcement efforts, including buying new squad cars. This draws criticism that the funds should be invested in treatment instead. Douglas Sacha/Getty Images hide caption

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Law enforcement eyes opioid settlement cash for squad cars and body scanners

Some state and local governments have started tapping in to opioid settlement funds for law enforcement expenses. Many argue it should go toward treating addiction instead.

President Biden used an Oval Office address to make the case that funding for Israel and Ukraine is in the national interest. Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Reuters via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

The White House is asking for almost $106 billion for Israel, Ukraine and the border

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The White House is asking for almost $106 billion for Israel, Ukraine and the border

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Middle East

What a rabbi hopes to offer the wounded and grieving in Israel

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What a rabbi hopes to offer the wounded and grieving in Israel

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States and counties nationwide are using opioid settlement funds for law enforcement efforts, including buying new squad cars. This draws criticism that the funds should be invested in treatment instead. Douglas Sacha/Getty Images hide caption

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Law enforcement eyes opioid settlement cash for squad cars and body scanners

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Jonathan Sadowski, left, and Mike Vogel in Netflix's softcore hit Sex/Life. Netflix hide caption

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Netflix

You're not seeing things —'nudity creep' in streaming TV reveals more of its stars

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