Drug Enforcement Administration News
Mexico Drug Lord Told to Pay $1M in DEA Agent's 1985 Murder
A Mexican judge has ordered a drug lord convicted in the 1985 killings of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and a government pilot to pay relatives of the victims nearly $1 million in compensation
AP Exclusive: Lie Detectors Trip Applicants at Border Agency
About 2 of every 3 job applicants fail to clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection's lie detector _ more than double the rate among law enforcement agencies that provided data to The Associated Press
More US Agencies Getting Access to Raw NSA Intercepts
More U.S. intelligence agencies are getting access to raw signals intelligence the National Security Agency collects abroad, raising alarm among privacy advocates who worry about the information being more broadly shared across U.S. government agencies
Suspect in Attack on US Diplomat in Mexico Brought to US
Court papers show that a California man who authorities say shot and wounded a U.S. consular officer in Mexico appeared to don a wig and stalk his target before opening fire
Haitian Coup Leader and Senator-Elect Held in US Drug Case
A Haitian coup leader recently elected senator in Haiti was nabbed on U.S. drug charges before he could officially take office
DEA Opens Shop in China to Help Fight Synthetic Drug Trade
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration plans to open a new office in southern China and, at China's invitation, is sending its top administrator to visit next week, signs of growing concern about China's role in the global drug trade
In Some Communities, Fentanyl Epidemic Leads to Surge in Crime
ABC News' Pierre Thomas and ex-DEA agent Jack Riley talk about how the fentanyl epidemic is causing a spike in crime across the United States.
Communities Across US Reel from Fentanyl Epidemic
ABC News' Pierre Thomas and ex-DEA agent Jack Riley discuss the epidemic of fentanyl-related deaths in the United States.
Ex-Haiti Rebel Leader Wanted in US Arrested During Talk Show
A former rebel leader who is wanted on U.S. drug charges, and was recently elected to the Haitian Senate, was arrested as he appeared on a live radio talk show
The Dangerous Battle Against Deadly Fentanyl
This synthetic opioid, often mixed with heroin, is so toxic that people easily overdose and drug agents don special suits to handle it.