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By Jim Mustian, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
President Joe Biden has granted the first three pardons of his term. Biden is providing clemency to a Kennedy-era Secret Service agent from Chicago convicted of federal bribery charges that he tried to sell a copy of an agency file.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
Immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border is among the most politically divisive issues of our time -- and often presented as black and white. But the second season of filmmaker Matthew Heineman's documentary series "The Trade" offers a complex, intimate and…
The new Showtime documentary series "The Trade" shows the pain and consequences of the nation's opioids epidemic by putting a human face on the crisis. Best known for the Oscar-nominated film "Cartel Land," director Matthew Heineman wanted to show just…
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
In the Philippines, police and unidentified gunmen have murdered thousands of people in recent months, but President Rodrigo Duterte says these death squads have more work to do.
By Laura Santhanam
By PBS NewsHour
On November 8, multiple states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational purposes -- so Joe Dolce’s new book on the substance's history in the U.S. is timely. Dolce argues marijuana's bad reputation is a result of political demonization, including an…
In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first case on transgender rights, which involves a transgender teen in Virginia who was barred from using the boys' bathroom at a high school. Also, the secretary…
In our news wrap Thursday, U.S.-backed militias achieved new progress in capturing the Islamic State’s last stronghold in Libya. Forces say they have now liberated 70 percent of Sirte. Also, the Australian government suggested asylum seekers complaining of sexual abuse…
By Erik Andersen
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted Friday that fugitive drug lord Jaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been captured.
By Michael D. Mosettig
If any one place symbolizes the continuing frustration facing the Mexican government dealing with drug gangs, it is Michoacan, a western state of 4.3 million, which might have suffered as many as 1,000 homicides in the past year.
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