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Gang 'Killing Fields' Become Site of Safe Parties for Families in Los Angeles…
Since 2006, an estimated 50,000 people have died in drug- and gang-related violence in Mexico -- 49 of whom were found this weekend without heads, hands or feet outside Monterrey. Ray Suarez discusses the latest brutality with Alejandro Junco, owner…
This is the story of Daniel Paris, a Harvard grad student with learning disabilities.
Victor Rios says he has lived two lifetimes. In his first, he was a gang member, juvenile delinquent and high school dropout. Now, he's a sociology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who tries to help adolescents avoid…
One Man's Journey From Gang Member to Academia…
Victor Rios says he has lived two lifetimes. In his first, he was a gang member, juvenile delinquent and high school dropout. Today, he's a sociology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who studies at-risk youth.
The death toll continues to mount in Mexico's drug war. Hari Sreenivasan and Ioan Grillo of GlobalPost discuss his new book "El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency," an account of his more than 10 years investigating the country's criminal cartels.
In other news, deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya remained holed up at the Brazilian embassy, and the Los Angeles Police Department cracked down on gangs in a massive sweep.
With the national foreclosure rate still climbing, some chose to live in foreclosed homes while others have been the victims of "rent skimmers," people who pretend to own a foreclosed property and scam tenants out of thousands of dollars in…
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