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President Obama set aside about a half-million acres for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

New National Monument Sparks Border Concerns

Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.

05/21/2014

File photo of a man with handcuffs  (Photo Credit: BERIT ROALD / AFP / GettyImages)

Suspected US Drug Smuggler Arrested In Thailand

An American described as a “leading drug lord” with a network spanning Asia and the United States was sent back to the U.S. on a government-chartered plane following his arrest in Thailand, authorities said Friday.

09/27/2013

File photo of bath salts.  (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

4 Indicted In Bath Salt Scheme At W.Va. Head Shops

The owner of two paraphernalia shops called “Hot Stuff and Cool Things” and three of his employees were indicted Wednesday on federal drug conspiracy charges for allegedly selling bath salts and synthetic marijuana.

04/18/2012

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