Meet the guardian of the galaxy
When a disaster of a mega-proportion hits a city - from a terror attack to a hurricane - there are procedures in place to deal with the aftermath. Suggest that the source of a serious humanitarian crisis could lie in outer space, however, and many will assume you are talking science fiction.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:24 EDT
On the way to Pluto
NASA's New Horizons explorer is hurtling through space on its way to the outermost reaches of the solar system for a rendezvous with the small, icy "dwarf planet" of Pluto and its five moons.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:31:25 EDT
Rosetta orbits comet
After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft made history Wednesday as it became the first probe to rendezvous with a comet on its journey around the sun.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:38:51 EDT
Drugs 'as American as apple pie'
Heroin use has surged in cities across the U.S. CNN joins Detective David Betz as he and a confidential informant work to get illegal drugs off the streets.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:51:34 EDT
'It's just a very, very sad place'
How do parents of addicts help their children without enabling them? CNN's Kelly Wallace gets a painfully honest look at what it's like to be in this situation.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:22:44 EDT
Adam's story: 63 pills a day
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:58:15 EDT
Grandmother's hooked on heroin
Cynthia Scudo was a mother and a grandmother who worked full-time. But behind her all-American image was a dark secret that could have killed her.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:04:48 EDT
Your brain on heroin
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:51:36 EDT
How to get help for addiction
Facing the reality that "I need help" and knowing where to actually get it are crucial initial steps for anyone battling prescription drug addiction. The process to recovery can be one ridden with pain, denial and shame.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:58:38 EDT
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