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CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Resurfaces in New Film, Documentary

By Brent McCluskey

Both Kill the Messenger, starring Jeremy Renner, and the documentary, Freeway: Crack in the System, have shined a new light on the Contra-cocaine scandal uncovered by journalist Gary Webb in the 1990s. MORE  

Showtime to Make Drama Detailing the Rise of Crack Cocaine

By Shawn Dwyer

John Singleton of Boyz In The Hood fame is set to direct and co-write a series that delves into the origins of L.A.’s crack epidemic. MORE  

New Book Alleges CIA Used Nazis to Conduct LSD Experiments

By Paul Gaita

Los Angeles Times writer Annie Jacobson details how American spooks spearheaded a clandestine program that used former Nazis to drug Soviet spies with acid. MORE  

Snowden Calls Out CIA on Drunk Driving Ploy

By Victoria Kim

The NSA whistleblower says he began to question the CIA's "rightness" when they used a drunk driving ploy to obtain secret banking information. MORE  

What's the CIA Up to in Mexico?

By May Wilkerson

The non-fatal shootings of two CIA agents in Mexico cast light on a US intelligence commitment said to rival that in Afghanistan. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Meet the World's Top CIA-Connected Drug Lords; Iranian Officials Finally Admit to a Growing Heroin Epidemic;  Drug Use Declines Dramatically in the U.K. MORE  

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

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British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

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Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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