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NEW YORK | Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

NEW YORK — Cellular companies such as Verizon are looking to challenge traditional cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless. Using an emerging wireless technology known as 5G, Verizon’s 5G Home service provides an alternative to cable for connecting laptops, phones, TVs and other devices over Wi-Fi. It … Continue reading NEW YORK | Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis

A U.S. government survey shows some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis. Figures from the survey released Friday show fewer people in 2017 used heroin for the first time compared to the previous year. The number of new users of heroin decreased from 170,000 in 2016 to 81,000 in 2017. The … Continue reading New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis