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A drug specialist in the Mexican army shows crystal methamphetamine paste seized at a clandestine laboratory in Mexico's Baja California in August. Much of the meth sold in the U.S. today comes from Mexico, according to DEA officials. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Methamphetamine Roils Rural Towns Again Across The U.S.

Meth is back "with a vengeance," police say. Now made mostly by superlabs in Mexico, it is stronger, cheaper and more prevalent, cutting across demographic barriers and sparking serious crime.

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One of the package bombs that was sent to a critic of President Trump is shown. Experts say excessive postage is a key sign of a suspicious package. FBI via Getty Images hide caption

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Package Investigation Puts Spotlight On Postal Service Screening

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A drug specialist in the Mexican army shows crystal methamphetamine paste seized at a clandestine laboratory in Mexico's Baja California in August. Much of the meth sold in the U.S. today comes from Mexico, according to DEA officials. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Methamphetamine Roils Rural Towns Again Across The U.S.

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In an ad from J.B. Pritzker's campaign for governor, the candidate denies hating puppies. J.B. Pritzker for Governor hide caption

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J.B. Pritzker for Governor

Pritzker Breaks Campaign Finance Record, Annoys Illinois With $80 Million Of Ads

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Hana naps under a mosquito net in her tent in an informal settlement for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, where she lives with her family. She had spent a long morning picking cucumbers with other refugees in the Bekaa Valley. August 2015 Lynsey Addario hide caption

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Lynsey Addario

Powerful Photos Of Love And War By Lynsey Addario

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Megyn Kelly, who left Fox News last year to work at NBC, has sparked controversy repeatedly, most recently with her remarks about whites wearing blackface. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show

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MEGYN KELLY TODAY — Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — (Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Does Intent Ever Matter When It Comes To Blackface?

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The cerebellum, a brain structure humans share with fish and lizards, appears to control the quality of many functions in the brain, according to a team of researchers. Science Source hide caption

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The Underestimated Cerebellum Gains New Respect From Brain Scientists

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Slick Rick released his debut album The Great Adventures of Slick Rick in 1988. Al Pereira/Getty Images hide caption

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How Slick Rick And Queen Latifah 'Breathed Life Into Hip-Hop' In 1988

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