North Dakota, a small state that believes in small government, took on the oversight of the multibillion-dollar fracking industry with a slender regulatory system built on neighborly trust, warnings and second chances.
The crackdown on prescription pain medication has boosted use of heroin, which is cheaper and easier to get. But few doctors have signed up to provide what’s called an effective treatment alternative to methadone.
Tiger Woods has hired a swing consultant as he prepares to return to competition. Woods announced on Twitter that Texas-based Chris Como, a specialist in biomechanics of the golf swing, will be working with him. Woods, a winner of 14 major titles, did not identify Como as his swing coach.
A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.