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Trying To Understand 'What Made Maddy Run'

Journalist Kate Fagan's new book digs into the life of a young woman whose suicide shocked the University of Pennsylvania, where she ran track. Madison Holleran's life seemed perfect, until it wasn't.

Attendees applaud after Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives' 41st annual training conference Tuesday in Atlanta. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Remarks Eclipse Sessions' Talk Before Black Law Enforcement Group

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Some medical professionals say declaring a national emergency could make Naloxone, a drug that treats opioid overdoses, more readily available. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Should The Opioid Crisis Be Declared A National Emergency?

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