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Morning Roundup: November 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Jailed Mexican kingpin admits to bribing officials, young adults drive stoned more than drunk, and plans for a booze-free St. Paddy's Day divide Ireland. MORE  

41% of Mexicans Believe Zetas Founder Lives On

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's government scrambles to disprove conspiracy theories about a cartel boss they say was killed. MORE  

Zetas Founder Killed, Corpse Stolen

By Chrisanne Grise

After cartel leader Heriberto "El Lazca" Lazcano was killed in a shoot-out last night, an armed gang has stolen his body. MORE  

Cartels Wager Drug Money on Cockfights

By Chrisanne Grise

The Mexican tradition of cockfighting draws cartel members as violence surges both inside—and outside—the ring. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 6, 2012

By The Fix staff

An Australian pundit claims smoking is healthier than gay marriage, a GOP Super PAC video calls Joe Biden a "drunk uncle," and Jamie Lee Curtis talks sobriety.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 14, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia's drug czar wants global war on traffickers, drug cartel member linked to journalist killings is caught, and Breaking Bad star hosts heroin awareness fundraiser. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican supreme court official arrested for drug cartel links, man shot in Times Square had history of pot arrests, and Hope Solo stays sober after winning Olympic gold. MORE  

HSBC Laundered Billions in Drug Cartel Money

By McCarton Ackerman

European mega-bank admits to doing business with Mexican drug cartels through its US branches. 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  

Mexican Enforcer Nabbed After Mudering 18 Addicts at Rehab

By Bryan Le

Captured cartel leader was found with an explosive cache of weapons, including guns that originated from the ATF's controversial 'Fast and Furious' Program. MORE  

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