Parts of Asia are slipping into the hands of organized crime

(CNN)Southeast Asia is no stranger to organized crime. Transnational organized crime groups now control multibillion-dollar “industries” and wield unprecedented influence. It is not a stretch to say that parts of the region are at risk of a takeover. Key criminal industries include human trafficking, as well as smuggling of wildlife…

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Body cam images appear to show police planting weed on a black teenager. What do you see?

via Heath Alseike/Flickr In 2013, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize marijuana for recreational use. While some predicted legal reefer would be the downfall of society, studies show that crime rates in weed-legal states have either remained the same or dropped post-legalization. However, recreational marijuana is…

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