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Former Drug Informant Sues DEA For Paying Him In Crack

By McCarton Ackerman

Aaron Romero was struggling with his addiction when the feds approached him with an offer he couldn't refuse. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2013

By The Fix staff

Cocaine traffickers target Costa Rica, drug made from red wine could help you live until 150, and Jeb Bush compares reporters to crack addicts. MORE  

Drug Addicts Forced Into "Modern Slavery"

By Chrisanne Grise

Addicted farmworkers claim they were forced into unpaid labor at Florida's Bulls-Hit Ranch. MORE  

Rihanna's Dad Afraid She'll End Up Like Whitney

By Chrisanne Grise

Rihanna's father, a former crack user, worries about his partying daughter. MORE  

Portrait of Recovery: Bill Clegg's 90 Days

By Mike Guy

With his dazzling memoir, 90 Days, the literary wunderkind discovers that hitting rock bottom can be the easiest part of addiction. The tricky part is staying sober. MORE  

On Location With Faces of Addiction Photographer

By May Wilkerson

Chris Arnade invites The Fix to shadow him for a day of meeting addicts in the Bronx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2012

By The Fix staff

Stoned driving epidemic complicates medical pot debate, alcohol in the military questioned after Afghan killings, and no more sex without love for Tiger Woods. MORE  

Photographer Captures Bronx Faces of Addiction

By May Wilkerson

Chris Arnade captures raw, vivid portraits of street addicts in the Bronx. He tells us how it's changed his attitudes. MORE  

Where Do Broken Hearts Go?

By Sam Lansky

While Whitney Houston's death was devastating, the truth of the matter is that we had already lost her long ago. MORE  

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