America leads the world in drug overdose deaths and opioid consumption. And it has a lot to do with the ways prescription painkillers are advertised and regulated in the US compared to other countries.
You may have noticed that more and more wine bottles — even expensive ones — are increasingly coming with screw tops and synthetic stoppers. You might not think much about the stopper when you make a purchase, but cork producers want you to start. They're mounting a campaign to show that real cork is better for the planet.
In 1498, Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama made history by becoming the first European to reach Asia by sea, ushering in the world's first episode of globalization. Naval archaeologists have just published their findings into one of his lost ships, providing insights into the earliest days of European imperialism.
The fate of the US national soccer team is still up in the air. After a heartbreaking draw against Portugal on Sunday, everything now rides on their final game against Germany on Thursday. Reporter and soccer player Anders Kelto explains what needs to happen for the US to make it to the next round of the World Cup.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for Spain's second largest city. The answer is Barcelona, where the World Association of Newspapers is holding a conference right now. The topic is how newspapers are holding up in the age of the Internet. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Larry Kilman of the World Association of Newspapers.
In 1970, a convicted murderer escaped from Bayside State Prison in New Jesery. Two years later, he hijacked a plane to Algeria and disappeared, seemingly forever. More than 40 years later, that fugitive, George Wright has been found in Portugal.
When Angola was still a colony of Portugal, dance clubs in Angola produced a kind of distinct music that took fire and eventually took Portugal by storm. Now, a new band of Portugese and Angolans is taking that old kuduro sound and turning it into new music.