The annual number of drug overdose deaths in the United States involving opioids has more than quadrupled since 1999, a new report from the Congressional Research Service notes.
“CDC estimates that in 2016, more than 63,000 people died from a drug overdose, and more than 42,000 of these deaths involved prescription or illicit opioids.” See The Opioid Epidemic and the Food and Drug Administration: Legal Authorities and Recent Agency Action, June 5, 2018.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Increase in Illicit Fentanyl Overdose Deaths, CRS Insight, June 6, 2018
The Rise and Decline of the Alien Tort Statute, CRS Legal Sidebar, June 6, 2018
Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Evaluation Process (IPPBE), CRS In Focus, May 30, 2018
Recent Trends in Active-Duty Military Deaths, CRS In Focus, June 1, 2018
Expedited Citizenship through Military Service, CRS In Focus, May 11, 2018
Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations, updated June 7, 2018
How to Develop and Write a Grant Proposal, updated June 7, 2018
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.