| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:33 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico’s Senate on Thursday unanimously approved an anti-money laundering bill in the hopes of stemming a multibillion-dollar tide of illicit cash that flows from the nation’s powerful drug cartels and has seeped into nearly...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:14 PM
MEXICO CITY -- A study has found that Mexico’s homicide rate rose for the fourth year in a row in 2011, this time by 5.6% compared with the previous year -- a fact that will come as little surprise to Mexicans who continue to be bombarded each...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced it was freezing the assets of three Belize residents alleged to be drug traffickers and “key associates” of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:12 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican attorney general’s office has formally charged an active-duty general and three retired high-ranking army officials for their alleged involvement in the drug trade, another bleak reminder of the corruption threat...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day and the group behind the weekly web series “TableTop” are hoping to take their fervor for ......
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Initiative 502, which would legalize pot in small quantities in Washington, is being pushed by supporters as a way to interrupt and starve the Central and South American drug cartels. They clearly want a vote for pot to equate to a vote to shut down...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SAN DIEGO-- With one week until the election Proposition 33 is driving a serious debate about how much California consumers should pay for car insurance.
Prop 33 would let insurance companies set prices based on the driver's history of insurance...
| May 13, 2012
| 7:13 PM
CADEREYTA JIMENEZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Suspected drug gang killers dumped 49 headless bodies on a highway near Mexico's northern city of Monterrey in one of the country's worst atrocities in recent years.
The mutilated corpses of 43 men and 6 women, whose...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The European Union is poised to accept a settlement in the case it brought against Apple and publishers over e-book price fixing, Reuters reports. Apple and four publishers -- Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster -- were part of a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Over the past 25 years or so, two surging art forms have elevated cultural Chicago on the global stage: theater and fine dining. Is this coincidence or correlation?
I mean no disrespect to dancers, musicians or rockers, nor architects, painters, poets...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of...