Larry Krasner, a civil rights attorney who built his professional reputation defending protesters and suing the police, is almost certainly going to be Philadelphia’s next district attorney. Last month, Krasner beat out six other candidates in the Democratic primary—clobbering his closest opponent by a near 18-point…
At first glance, the May 22, 1997 issue of The Big Bend Sentinel, a local newspaper in West Texas, appears unremarkable. “Good Luck, MHS Class of ‘97,” a banner reads on the front page, just above the nameplate. Five class photos of graduating seniors from Marfa High School are followed by stories announcing…
The drugs used in lethal injections were not designed to kill people, and they are on the market today because of their use in medicine. Pharma companies don’t allow them to be used for executions, but Arkansas got their hands on some anyway. Here’s what the three drugs in the state’s lethal injection cocktail…
Police departments around the country, who really should’ve learned their lesson about trying to make hip and cool jokes online by now, raced to Twitter on Thursday to mark stoner holiday 4/20 with un-funny jokes about how they’re going to bust you for pot. Ha ha ha!
It is the 20th day of the fourth month, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions will never 420 blaze it because he believes, contrary to growing medical and scientific consensus, that marijuana is extraordinarily dangerous.
El fiscal de Veracruz, Jorge Winckler, dijo este martes en entrevista telefónica con Televisa que las autoridades de su estado hallaron más de 250 cráneos humanos en lo que parece ser un cementerio clandestino de un cártel del narcotráfico. Las autoridades descubrieron las fosas en un fraccionamiento a las afueras del…
En la madrugada del 10 de enero, un grupo de hombres armados secuestraron a José Yilmer Cartagena en un mercado en El Cerro, un pueblo en el noroeste de Colombia.
Medellin, COLOMBIA — On the morning of January 10, a group of heavily armed men in an SUV abducted Jose Yilmer Cartagena from a market in El Cerro, a village in northwest Colombia.
The Donald Trump administration imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s Vice President on Monday evening, accusing him of “playing a major role” in international drug trafficking.
La marina mexicana y un grupo de presuntos sicarios pertenecientes al Cártel Beltrán-Leyva se enfrentaron el jueves por la noche en un fuerte tiroteo que fue captado por algunos usuarios de redes sociales.
CAQUETA RIVER, Colombia— The guerrillas scurried about in the dark wearing headlamps, giving me the impression of giant fireflies. It was 5 AM and I was still lying in my hammock, but around me members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were already packing-up their tents and organizing their combat…
This is the first of a three-part series examining Obama's legacy on his cornerstone policy achievements.
It may not look like it at first glance, but in a country where almost 100 people die from an opioid overdose every day, Ashley* has been extremely lucky. First there’s the fact that her mom, Cindy Koumoutzis, is the kind of committed parent who would bring Ashley back to Ohio and put everything she had into keeping…
Perhaps in celebration of California legalizing recreational pot, one prankster changed the iconic Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed" in the first hours of 2017. Initially, the internet had some questions about whether it was a hoax, but the pot prank checks out.
Let's say you lived in a northeastern blue state, were feeling stressed about the direction the country is heading in, and craved some "herbal" remedies to help you relax. No need to buy that plane ticket to Colorado! Relief is now just a short drive away.
Mexico’s top military brass is criticizing his country’s strategy in the drug war offensive and wants the army to return to its barracks after 10 years of fighting narcos in the streets.
Medellin can be a rough city sometimes. So much so that even Pablo Escobar's most notorious former hitman isn't safe from muggers.
The problem with male birth control is that it’s always coming soon.