New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data show.

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He’s met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he is Trump’s second-most frequent caller.