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Case against Colombian paramilitaries shrouded in secrecy

Our friends at Wide Angle have partnered with ProPublica to investigate the secrecy surrounding U.S. federal drug cases against Colombian paramilitary leaders. They’ve found that more than a dozen of the country’s most notorious paramilitary leaders have been extradited to the U.S. to face drug trafficking charges — and access to the cases has been [...]


Ariz. gov. doesn’t think ‘beheadings’ are all that interesting after all

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer had a less-than-stellar debate performance that has gone viral on the Internet, but the real curiosity is her claim of headless bodies found in the desert.


  Block by block: Violence in Chicago

This week, an 8-year-old girl was killed by stray gunfire in Chicago. Need to Know traveled to some of the most dangerous parts of the city to find out what’s causing the violence there.

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