Federal authorities said the seizure, which they value at $1.1 billion, is the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs.
By Associated Press
Heaping bags of fentanyl and plastic tubs of crystal meth, heroin and cocaine offer no sign that the cartel has been weakened, lost sway over its traditional territory in northwestern Mexico or seen its international reach curtailed.
By María Verza, Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
The struggle against HIV may be undergoing a sea change.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The PBS NewsHour Weekend reporting team is gathering stories about the high cost of prescription drugs and patients’ experiences at the pharmacy.
By Megan Thompson
By Kay Colby, ideastream
The pathway to deadly heart infections for people addicted to opioids often begins with a dirty needle or polluted drug. Special correspondent Kay Colby of Ideastream reports on a little-known problem with big consequences for patients and society as a…
By PBS NewsHour
Amid several lawsuits that accuse manufacturing giant Purdue Pharma of contributing to the country’s opioid epidemic, the company announced Saturday it will cut sales staff by more than half and stop marketing opioids to doctors. Reporter Lev Facher, who wrote…
By Matthew Perrone, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
As a candidate, Trump advocated Medicare negotiations and he called for allowing consumers to import lower-priced medicines from abroad. But the White House strategy paper veers away from such dramatic steps.
2017 marked Acapulco's fifth straight year of being Mexico's most murderous city. Once an internationally renowned tropical paradise, violence has shot up over the last decade. But while police and military forces protect tourists, residents say little is done to…
It's not part of Cancun that tourists travel to see: heavily armed police working to stop a soaring homicide rate. The fallout of Mexico's campaign targeting drug cartel leaders is spilling onto the periphery of the famous beach destination, where…
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