Emma Lee

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Ex-MBN chief taking on Mississippi's prison system

CLOSE<p>Marshall Fisher is new Mississippi Corrections Commissioner<p>Marshall Fisher, the former head of the state Bureau of Narcotics, is Gov. Phil …

$1 million drug lab busted near Houston daycare, church

Image 1of/32<p>Caption<p>Close<p>After receiving an anonymous tip, Harris County Sheriff’s deputies have shut down an apparent drug lab that was located in …

Fry businesses see new and unique growth

<b>Samantha McDonald / Senior Staff Writer</b><p>From Crooked Crust and Pita Pit to Riprocks and Cool Beans, Fry Street is home to restaurant lovers, outgoing …

Here Are The 35 U.S. Hospitals Approved To Treat Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has designated 35 hospitals across the U.S. as Ebola treatment centers: facilities that will take in Ebola …

Disease

Legal Pot In The U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana

Made-in-America marijuana is on a roll. More than half the states have now voted to permit pot for recreational or medical use, most recently Oregon and Alaska. That number also includes the District of Columbia. As a result, Americans appear to be buying more domestic marijuana, which in turn is …

The Battle in Seattle, 15 Years On: How an Unsung Hero Kept the Movements United

A lead organizer of the protests against the World Trade Organization in 1999 remembers Tyree Scott, a quiet presence in the labor movement who urged …

Ferguson demonstration in Portland tests a journalist's nerve (photos)

My day started out like last Saturday — photograph two football playoff games. But a message got to me after the first game ended: Skip the second …

50 Signs You've Been Partying Too Long in Denton

<b>1.</b> You poured out a bit of your Miller High Life 40 when Centro-matic announced they were breaking up.<p><b>2.</b> You've put on the freshman 15. You're over …

Magna Carta: Contemporary account of the signing of historic document discovered

An account of how the signing of the Magna Carta went down with ordinary people at the time has been discovered by staff at the British Library.<p>King …

Yet Another Mass Grave Found In Mexico, President Says Country "Has To Change"

11 headless bodies were found in Guerrero State, the same place where corrupt police abducted 43 students in September. President Enrique Peña Nieto promised to overhaul Mexican law-enforcement.<p>The bodies were found in Chialapa, a rural town about 200 miles from Mexico City, Reuters reported. The …

The Problem with Poverty: Questioning Linda Tirado

According to a recent U.S. Census report, using the new “supplemental poverty measure,” there are nearly fifty million poor Americans. However, when …

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AMC to debut 'Better Call Saul' with two-night event

Better clear your calendar: AMC has given <i>Better Call Saul</i> a debut date. On Feb. 8 at 10 p.m., the network will unveil the first episode of the</i> …

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2014 A Record Year for Disappearances in Mexico

SHARE<p>New statistics show that Mexico recorded its highest ever number of disappearances in 2014, in a timely reminder that the disappearance of 43 …

Protesters, police clash in Mexico City before marches

MEXICO CITY — Protesters marched in the capital Thursday to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government …

Mexico City

Americans ignore the mass murder of students that is roiling Mexico

The violent disappearance of 43 students from a rural teachers college in Guerrero state has caused a political earthquake the likes of which Mexico has not seen in generations — perhaps even since the revolution of 1910.<p>That makes it all the more baffling how little attention most people in the …

Mexico

Protests over Mexico's missing students are also about much bigger issues

The protests rumbling across Mexico's major cities are at least partly about the case of 43 students missing in the state of Guerrero since September. But the demonstrations, according to at least one activist, have become about even bigger issues.<p>"They have become the biggest emblem in 50 years in …

Who Is Charles Manson?

Charles Manson returned to headlines on Monday, after decades in prison, with the news that he and Afton Elaine “Star” Burton, a 26-year-old who has …

Crime

Nation: THE DEMON OF DEATH VALLEY

THAT man has wronged me. Society has wronged me. We'll kill whatever pigs are in that house. Go in there and get them." With those raging orders from …

Los Angeles

Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down: 10 Fiery Margaret Atwood Quotes

<i>Signature’s</i> This Week in History <i>remembers events of the past, and the icons that set them in motion. If you're stirred by the words below, read on</i> …

Mexico’s murderous alliance of state, the army and the drug cartels

When the cycle comes around to commemorate the spectacles of 1968 in Chicago, Paris or Prague, few people outside Mexico remember that the real bloodbath that year was in Mexico City.<p>It is not the hands wearing black gloves held aloft by American athletes at the Olympics that year, but the white …

This Mass Grave Isn’t the Mass Grave You Have Been Looking For

They have found many mass graves. Just not the mass grave they have been looking for. The forty-three student activists were disappeared on September …