An Indianapolis anti-aging clinic supplied quarterback Peyton Manning with human growth hormone, a performance-enhancing drug banned by the NFL, a pharmacist who once worked at the clinic asserts in a new special report from Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit.
The Syrian civil war has been raging for half a decade now, and the scars show more than ever. The drone footage below show parts of suburban Syria totally destroyed for as far as the eye can see. It is amazing to think that humans live in this horrific battle zone, but they do.
Since the holidays tend to be full of dreams about items that are more of luxuries than necessities, we’ll kick off our first week of this new series with an item that fits pretty well in that category—the car radio. Sure, radios aren’t necessary, but how would anyone survive long road trips without them? (After settling on the station, of course. That can sometimes be the hardest part.)
Nearly a thousand times this year, an American police officer has shot and killed a civilian.
When the people hired to protect their communities end up killing someone, they can be called heroes or criminals — a judgment that has never come more quickly or searingly than in this era of viral video, body cameras and dash cams. A single bullet fired at the adrenaline-charged apex of a chase can end a life, wreck a career, spark a riot, spike racial tensions and alter the politics of the nation.
Raquel Rodriguez paces around her cramped East Boston apartment, chain-smoking Newports in the early evening darkness.
Her two daughters race toy shopping carts across the living room, shrieking with delight as they clatter past.