Purveyors of Black-Market Pharmaceuticals Target Immigrants

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty By John M. Glionna | California Healthline The bootleg medications were smuggled across the border and sold to mostly Latino immigrants in public spaces throughout Los Angeles — at swap meets, parks, beauty salons…

Trump Is Acting Like Vapes Are More Deadly Than Guns

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty Eighteen-year-old star rugby player Lloyd Chavez arranged via Snapchat back in May to sell a cheerleader $25 of flavored vape juice such as President Trump now says needs to be banned. But according to…

Ohio Cheerleader Found Not Guilty of Murdering Her Newborn Baby

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo Courtesy Warren County Sheriff’s Office The Ohio cheerleader accused of killing her newborn baby and burying her in the backyard in an unmarked grave has been acquitted of the most serious charges…

Stony Brook Professor Stole More Than $200,000 in Cancer-Research Funds, Prosecutors Say

Richard Slattery/Getty Images A professor at Stony Brook University in New York was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for cancer research and using it on personal expenses, including mortgage payments on his house, federal…

Multiple Victims Stabbed at Tallahassee Industrial Park: Police

Reuters A suspect is in custody after “multiple victims” were injured Wednesday morning in a stabbing incident at a Tallahassee industrial park, police told The Daily Beast. The Tallahassee Police Department responded to reports of a stabbing at Dyke Industries,…

This Is Life for Muslim-Americans 18 Years After 9/11

Tom Pennington/Getty When you speak with the author of a new children’s book, you typically don’t expect to hear words like “neo-fascist movement” or how the current U.S. president has “unearthed bigotry.” But that was the discussion I had with Ibtihaj…

She First Saw Tragedy as a Toddler. Now She’s Pregnant, and Our Longest War Has Made Her a Widow.

Photos via Facebook The latest military widows in our longest war include a pregnant 19-year-old who first suffered tragic loss as a toddler, when she watched her father beat and strangle her mother with a winter scarf before speeding away,…

Feds Reveal Tekashi69 Will Testify Against Violent Gang Members

Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News/Getty Rapper Tekashi69 once had the protection and loyalty of a notorious New York street gang. But next week he is set to testify against two of the gang’s accused gang members, federal prosecutors said this week. …

Defiant Doc Sues FDA to Prescribe Mail-Order Abortion Pills

Manoocher Deghati/Getty A Dutch doctor who has been defying the FDA to prescribe mail-order abortion pills for women in the U.S. is now suing the agency, claiming it is violating her patients’ right to privacy. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is the…

The Deep-Pocket Push to Preserve Surprise Medical Billing

Shutterstock By Rachel Bluth and Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News As proposals to ban surprise medical bills move through Congress and state legislatures with rare bipartisan support, physician groups have emerged as the loudest opponents. Often led by doctors with…

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