Advocates ask Congress to pressure social media firms over fentanyl crisis

Advocates ask Congress to pressure social media firms over fentanyl crisis

When he is investigating drug deals, Spokane County (Wash.) Sheriff John Nowels said, he often is told that data is stored overseas, adding that warrants and subpoenas have no standing outside of the United States. Photo courtesy of Spokane County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Amy Neville’s son, Alexander, was an avid … Read more

Sundance movie review: ‘Landscape with Invisible Hand’ depicts insidious invasion

Sundance movie review Landscape with Invisible Hand depicts insidious invasion

1/5 Adam (Asante Blackk) and Chloe (Kylie Rogers) look up at a Vuvv city. Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute Jan. 25 (UPI) — Landscape with Invisible Hand, which premiered Monday at the Sundance Film Festival, is a poignant science fiction film about income inequality. It renders the metaphor entertaining as successfully as classic sci-fi like … Read more

Watch: Antonia Gentry almost didn’t audition for ‘Ginny & Georgia’

Antonia Gentry says she almost didnt audition for Ginny Georgia

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Ginny & Georgia star Antonia Gentry says she almost didn’t audition for the show. The 25-year-old actress recalled her audition for the Netflix series during Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Gentry appeared on Tonight with her Ginny & Georgia co-star, Brianne Howey. Gentry and Howey play Ginny … Read more

Prescriptions for anti-addiction drug buprenophine fall among teens

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The number of American teenagers becoming addicted to opioids is on the rise, yet fewer are being prescribed a medication that can help them, a new government study finds. Between 2015 and 2020, the proportion of teens receiving buprenorphine prescriptions fell by 45%. Buprenorphine is one of three medications approved to treat opioid addiction. The … Read more