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Conflict

Why Mexico realizes it must extradite Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman

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.

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Sports

Sumo drug scandal

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dutch drug tourism

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.

Conflict & Justice

Changing border tactics

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.