The attorney-general’s amnesia

FOR A tense two hours on June 13th Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, faced questions before the Senate intelligence committee about his dealings with Russian officials during the election campaign last year. He was also questioned on possible ties between President Donald Trump’s entourage and the Kremlin, and his own role …

How the pain pills were sold

IN 2016 a coroner’s office in Ohio had to store corpses in refrigerated lorries for a week because residents were overdosing on opioids faster than their bodies could be processed. This year has been no better: the coroner borrowed space from a local funeral parlour to stow the dead. Largely …