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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  

How Does AA Work? Just Fine

By Zachary Siegel

Despite passionate arguments pro and con, a recent study shows that the 12-step process continues to be effective treatment for alcoholism. MORE  

Death Penalty Could Be Issued In Drug Conspiracy Case

By McCarton Ackerman

Three suspects, including the alleged head of an entrenched drug dealing operation, face numerous criminal charges, including homicide. MORE  

Bitcoin CEO Arrested for Aiding Silk Road

By Shawn Dwyer

Federal agents charged Charlie Shrem and Bitcoin exchanger Robert Faiella with conspiracy to commit money laundering, among other crimes. MORE  

Silk Road Under Cyber Attack by Hackers

By Bryan Le

The anonymous online drug marketplace is under fire, putting conspiracy theorists on overdrive. MORE  

Iranian Drug Plot Linked to Hezbollah

By McCarton Ackerman

An Iranian man is charged with smuggling heroin into the US to fund the Lebanese militant group. MORE  

Cali Couple's Devious Drug Trick Backfires

By Valerie Tejeda

Two attorneys are caught red-handed planting drugs on a volunteer at their son's elementary school. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 19, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

US indicts former top Colombian cop for being on traffickers' payroll, weight-loss surgery increases risk of alcoholism, and marijuana is found at Rodney King's home. MORE  

Senate Investigates Rx Drug Conspiracy

By Valerie Tejeda

Investigators seek to find who's been paying to publish misleading information about opioids and boost sales. MORE  

What Killed Andrew Breitbart?

By Maer Roshan and Hunter R. Slaton

Mainstream media outlets have jumped on rumors that the controversial conservative icon was assassinated by the President. So why are they ignoring a much likelier scenario? MORE  

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