A tip from a cartel member led Mexican police to a secret site containing more than 30 graves in the state of Veracruz.Each grave may contain several people.
Signs of the spike in Colombian drug production and trafficking are showing up in an unlikely way — a growing number of aircraft accidents in Mexico, where the cocaine is being shipped in the hopes of eventually getting it into the lucrative U.S. market.
In once-thriving Caracus, residents avoid stepping outside their homes due to crime Ã¢â‚¬â€ or for lack of anything to spend Ã¢â‚¬â€ as a creeping economic collapse has accelerated amid a political battle between socialist President Nicolas Maduro and his foes…
Cartel gunmen kidnapped 11 police officers traveling through the central state of Puebla during the weekend, taking their guns and detaining them for hours, according to various published reports.
Natalia Fileva, one of the richest women in Russia, died along with her father and the pilot of the single-engine, six-seat Epic-LT, according to the Siberian Times. She was 55.
Former Border Patrol Agent Marco De La Garza was sentenced to a year of probation for hiding his undocumented status and Mexican citizenship.
Calling it a defensive fund against President TrumpÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s immigration policies, New York City officials plan to put an extra $1.6 million toward public defenders representing immigrants slated for deportation, according to the New York Daily News.
Three Saudi women who have been jailed nearly a year for their activism and for speaking to foreign journalists were granted temporary release Thursday.
A U.S. Appeals Court says the parents of Kate Steinle, who died in 2015 after an undocumented man shot her as she walked with her father on a San Francisco pier, cannot sue the city whose sanctuary policies were widely blamed for the tragedy.
A proposal by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to impose a surcharge on the sale of prescription opioids is drawing fire from a coalition of doctors, pharmacists and patients who say it amounts to a tax on pain.
Drug busts in New Jersey are taking on a new twist Ã¢â‚¬â€œ kids’ cereals.
The state of Oklahoma has reached a $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma, which makes OxyContin, seen as pivotal in the opioid overdose crisis that has blamed in part on misleading information the company provided to doctors about the potential f…
Las Vegas, which in 2017 became the first city in the U.S. to provide syringes through vending machines, has added the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan to the items that can be obtained.
A history professor who, as founder of the VaticanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s magazine, was most high-profile woman at the Holy See, has quit because of what she described as sexist working conditions.The all-female editorial board of the magazine, called Women Chu…
For the second time this month, Venezuela is undergoing a power outage in many areas, forcing students and workers to stay home Tuesday.
Drug overdose deaths linked to fentanyl saw a sharp rise from 2013 through 2016, doubling each year, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Immigration officials plan to release nearly 2,000 immigrants from custody in the Texas area over the weekend, according to the local ABC-TV affiliate.
The Democratic Socialists of America, whose membership ballooned after the 2016 candidacy of allied Sen. Bernie Sanders, announced its endorsement this week of the Vermont lawmaker in his second bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.Ã‚Â
Woodbridge, N.J. police wasted no time sending help to an autistic boy who called 911 about his lost teddy bear.
Venezuela’s national police forced a Polish reporter from his car and viciously beat him. he reporter, who was not arrested, was left lying in the street, according to multiple sources, including his newspaper in Poland and the Venezuelan Press Workers…