Manchester airport in England spent more than $1.5 million on six sniffer dogs for use with incoming passengers. They were trained to detect heroin and cocaine, but they ended up finding cheese and sausages instead.
The New Hampshire primaries are over. All of the politicians and national media will pull up stakes and move on. But they're leaving behind a heroin epidemic that continues — and that is finally getting some attention.
Mexico has agreed to extradite notorious drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, also known as El Chapo, to the US. Guzman was captured, for a third time, on Friday. Mexican officials have said contacts between actor Sean Penn and the notorious drug lord helped in the recapture. But Penn's interview and article in Rolling Stone have infuriated Mexican journalists.
Mexico protested this week after a US official used the word "insurgency" to describe drug-related violence sweeping our southern neighbor. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with analyst Denise Dresser about why Mexicans object to the word insurgency so much
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Chris Hogg in Tokyo about a drug scandal that is rocking the world of sumo wrestling. Two Russian sumo wrestlers have been banned from taking part in the sport after testing positive for marijuana use.
The Dutch have some of the most liberal drug laws. But some local officials are fed up with foreigners who invade their towns looking for drugs. So they want to close the so-called coffee shops that sell marijuana. Emily Kop reports from the Netherlands.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with New York Times correspondent Solomon Moore about drug smugglers' brazen new tactics for crossing the U.S.-Mexico border; and with Brandi Grissom of the El Paso Times about an effort to monitor the border with web cameras.