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Is the Internet the next battleground in Mexico’s deadly drug war?

The hacktivist collective Anonymous briefly threatened a Mexican drug cartel with cyber-attacks. How will their involvement change the seemingly endless drug war?

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In Baltimore, victims meet face-to-face with their offenders

An innovative program in Baltimore, a city with one of the worst crime rates in the country, puts youth offenders and their victims in the same room.

  Harold Pollack on youth violence

Need to Know talks with Harold Pollack, co-director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab. to examine the causes of youth violence in Chicago and evaluate possible solutions.

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  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.

Obama to send 1,200 National Guardsmen to U.S.-Mexico border

The Obama administration will send 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to stop illegal immigration and narcotics smuggling.

Calderon talks immigration, gun control in visit to U.S.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon urged lawmakers to take action on two issues at the heart of domestic politics in the United States: immigration and gun control.

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  Seeking asylum from Mexico’s drug wars

Of the more than 13,000 asylum claims only 232 have been granted.

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