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Testing on an Adderall pill from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, came back positive in January. Pharmacies there are selling counterfeit prescription pills laced with illicit substances and passing them off as legitimate pharmaceuticals. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Health

Mexican pharmacies are selling pills to U.S.travelers laced with deadly fentanyl

Researchers say some Mexican pharmacies that cater to U.S. tourists and medical travelers are selling medications that look safe but are laced with deadly fentanyl and methamphetamines.

Economy

Morning news brief

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Women earn about 82 cents for every dollar men make, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. That means on March 14, women's pay catches up to what men made in 2022. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Equal Pay Day. The gender pay gap has hardly budged in 20 years. What gives?

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Testing on an Adderall pill from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, came back positive in January. Pharmacies there are selling counterfeit prescription pills laced with illicit substances and passing them off as legitimate pharmaceuticals. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Some Mexican pharmacies sell pills laced with deadly fentanyl to U.S. travelers

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Sept. 28, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

After 2 banks collapsed, Sen. Warren blames the loosening of restrictions

5 min

After 2 banks collapsed, Sen. Warren blames the loosening of restrictions

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