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Tobacco Plants Are Key in Containing Ebola Outbreak

By Victoria Kim

A new, experimental plant-based treatment has saved the lives of five infected patients, including two Americans. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty in DUI case, South Carolina voters vote yea on medical marijuana, and man arrested for drunk sexting police officer. MORE  

West African Drug Cartels Gain Power

By McCarton Ackerman

Long-reigning Latin American cartels could have new competition in the global drug trade. MORE  

Guinea-Bissau's Cocaine Coup

By Hunter R. Slaton

Experts say that the real reason for the April overthrow of a West African government has now become clear. MORE  

Africa Is the US Drug War's New Front

By May Wilkerson

What will be the consequences of the US decision to pursue Latin American cartels into their African hubs? MORE  

Tiny African Country Is Big Drug Hub

By McCarton Ackerman

Geography and corruption make Guinea Bisseau ideal for South American traffickers. MORE  

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