Four people are kidnapped and beaten, possibly tortured. They are bound, gagged and taken out to a remote rural area where they are executed with a bullet to the head. Then they're left to rot in the elements.
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Over the weekend, the remains of one of the 43 students missing from Guerrero, Mexico, were identified by DNA evidence.
The Mexican government has increased its calculation of the number of people who have disappeared since the start of the country’s drug war in 2006 and now lists 22,322 as missing, officials said Thursday.
Depending on whom you ask, Colorado's marijuana black market has either vanished or expanded since weed was legalized in the state.
Congress closed for the August recess this weekend without passing legislation to address the child refugee crisis on the Mexican border.
Every day in Mexico, drug cartels claim dozens of lives in their ruthless defense of the illicit drug trade.
The president of Mexico dubbed the drug war "failed policy," and hinted strongly that Mexico, the source of most of America's illegal drugs, could follow the U.S.'s lead on marijuana legalization.
Anabel Hernández's reporting on the ties between the cartels and the nation's leadership has earned her enemies in high places.
Mexico's lower house unanimously voted to change a military code that gave the military courts jurisdiction over any crimes committed by on-duty soldiers.
The Mexican military has used US-made Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for years to fight drug traffickers – and now it’s prepared to spend over half a billion to more than double its fleet.