This week on Need to Know, we feature an investigation into the globalization of the pharmaceutical industry. Has insufficient oversight of foreign clinical trials led to dangerous drugs becoming available or staying on the U.S. market?
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.
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.
The debate over special problem-solving courts for juveniles, veterans, drug abusers and even sex offenders.
Need to Know spoke to Jonathan Rapley about the complicated relationship between gangs and politics in Jamaica.
California’s marijuana industry is worth an estimated $14 billion. But large, mostly illegal marijuana growing operations illegal — are polluting local ecosystems on an industrial scale in rural counties and places as unlikely as state parks.
Teens in El Paso, Texas, talk about drugs, violence and death on both sides of the border.