Heroin seizures in New York State are up nearly 70 percent over the last four years. For more on why use of the drug is on the rise, we turn now to LA Times reporter Sam Quinones, who's currently working on a book about the recent heroin surge.
While apprehension rates along the US-Mexico border remain the lowest in decades, new numbers released by the U.S. Border patrol show that there’s a significant shift in where border crossers are headed and where they're coming from.
In the past three years, the city of Los Angeles has spent about $3 million in taxpayer funds to pay the salaries of nine LAPD officers. These officers work full-time for the police department's union.
Today is a big day for two of the biggest tech companies in the world: Facebook and Microsoft. Microsoft has a new CEO, Bill Gates is being replaced as chairman, and Facebook turns 10 years old today. In conjunction with that milestone, they've released a new app called Paper.
We’ll look at the top issues on the agenda and the state of US-Mexico trade with Shannon O’Neil, senior fellow for Latin America studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of “Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead."
President Obama personally phoned Governor Brown last week to get an update on the state of drought emergency in California. But when it comes to getting federal assistance for our water woes, Governor Brown is saying thanks but no thanks.