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Marijuana-related arrests cost the US billions of dollars each year, even in states where the drug is legal

The legal marijuana industry could be a multi-billion dollar industry for the United States, but for now, it's actually costing Americans billions.

Mollie Tibbetts’ death is being used to push debunked ideas about illegal immigration and violent crime

The police say Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a Mexican immigrant arrested on charges of first-degree murder in the death of an Iowa college student, is in the US illegally. But despite widespread claims, data shows unauthorized immigrants commit crimes at lower rates than native-born citizens.

Mexican officials appear to be telling a misleading story about crime rates in their country

According to a preliminary report from a Mexican nonprofit, state governments regularly distort report crime data to lower the incidence of high-level crime.