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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

By Victoria Kim

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major sentenced to eight months for DUI arrest, naked man on LSD gets hit by car, and Florida senate panel okays needle exchange program. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

PayPal exec fired for drunken Twitter rant, Zac Efron feels "great" after talking addiction, Arizona says okay to public drunkenness, and intoxicated woman arrested for loud sex on flight. MORE  

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  

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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