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Morning Roundup: April 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jude Law drunkenly kisses playmate, drunk driver runs over goose on purpose, crack dealer hides drugs on daughter, and woman huffs gas and starts apartment fire. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Snooki has a wake-up call, Nigella Lawson wrote cookbooks on cocaine, College of Charlson nabs Walter White wannabe, and Swedes arrest drunk boat captain. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 25, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brolin goes to rehab, West Virginia gears up for medical pot, North Korean meth ring busted in Thailand, and British thieves steal massive amount of booze. MORE  

Chinese TV Airs Drug Traffickers' Final Moments

By McCarton Ackerman

China causes outrage by broadcasting the moments before an execution on live television. MORE  

Online Drug Sales Sweep the Market

By McCarton Ackerman

Tech advances in consumer drug culture call for new responses. MORE  

Coke Users Fund Islamic Terror in the Sahara

By McCarton Ackerman

Reports claim Al-Qaeda makes millions by providing armed escorts for cocaine traffickers in West Africa.  MORE  

Indonesia Sentences British Drug Smuggler to Death

By Liam Delaney

The 56-year-old grandmother maintains she was forced to smuggle cocaine into Bali. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 3, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Energy drinks' contents are a mystery, prison inmates sue booze companies for "causing" their crimes, and the son of an NBA team owner dies of a reported OD.  MORE  

Scientist Seeking Love Falls for Cocaine Scam

By McCarton Ackerman

A distinguished physicist duped into chasing "Miss Bikini World" languishes in an Argentine jail. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 7, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

California cigarette tax vote "too close to call," alcohol causes rift in Tunisia, and Billy the Exterminator arrested for synthetic pot possession. MORE  

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The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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