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The Obama administration on Tuesday emphasized the need for funding to treat opioid and heroin addiction, releasing new statistics showing explosive growth in overdose deaths. From 2010 to 2014, the number of heroin overdose deaths in the United States more than tripled, while deaths from opioid drugs such as fentanyl -- which killed the singer Prince -- almost doubled, according to a new report by the Drug Enforcement Administration. "The death and destruction connected to heroin and opioids is indeed unprecedented and horrific," DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg said in a statement.
At least 28 people were killed Tuesday evening in a suicide attack at the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, the city's governor said. Two explosions hit the airport -- Turkey's biggest -- followed by gunfire, local television channels reported, adding that all flights had been suspended. More than a dozen ambulances raced to Ataturk airport, CNN Turk said.