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How Heroin Made Its Way From Rural Mexico To Small-Town America

With pizza delivery as a model, Mexican cartels revolutionized the heroin trade, making it easily available in smaller U.S. communities. Journalist Sam Quinones has the story in his new book.

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Conservative, Catholic Ireland Votes On Same-Sex Marriage

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Cherokee Chief John Ross Is The Unsung Hero Of 'Jacksonland'

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Departure Jacob Varmus
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They're Going Door To Door In The Amazon To See Why People Get Sick

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Tears Dry [Original Version] Amy Winehouse
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