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Mexican President Convinced Drug War Violence Has Been 'Contained'

By McCarton Ackerman

President Enrique Peña Nieto pointed to an overall improvement in murder and robbery rates, while at the same time acknowledging problems have grown in certain regions of the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Bree Walker and pitbull arrested for DUI, Arctic Monkeys' frontman gives drunk acceptance speech, puppy dies after eating e-cig cartridge, and British preschoolers get booze-filled chocolate. MORE  

Binge Drinking Threatens Spring Breakers

By Chrisanne Grise

Thousands of young Americans descend on Mexico to drink dangerously. MORE  

Philippines Gunman Kills Eight in Drugged Spree

By McCarton Ackerman

The killer, who shot a number of young kids, was reportedly on an alcohol and meth binge for days. MORE  

Zetas Cartel Ravages Torreon, Mexico

By McCarton Ackerman

City leaders are so desperate to banish the ultra-violent Zetas that they may appeal to the Sinaloa cartel for help. MORE  

Guadalajara Engulfed in Drug War Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

Armed gangs block highways and set up roadblocks in the west Mexican city. MORE  

"Face-Eating" Man Wasn't on Bath Salts After All

By Valerie Tejeda

The nationwide outcry got it wrong—the attacker used marijuana, and nothing else. MORE  

Reborn Shining Path Menaces Peru

By May Wilkerson

Led by three brothers, a faction of the violent movement threatens to reignite Peru's drug war. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 29, 2012

By May Wilkerson

PepsiCo to produce Russian booze drinks, drunk girls wreak as much havoc as boys, and Michael Lohan says Lindsay was high on SNL. MORE  

DEA-Backed Honduran Drug Raid Turns Violent

By May Wilkerson

Villagers were "terrorized" during a recent swoop—and US DEA agents are accused. MORE  

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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