Scientists Find Evidence of an Ocean Deep Inside Pluto

Reddish deposits of ammonia on Pluto suggest that liquid water, the key to life as we know it, exists below its surface.


Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem

Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.


Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.


This Town Is Freaking Out About Its New 'Crack Pipe Vending Machines'

Locals in Suffolk County have smashed at least one of the machines, selling "sketch pens" for $2, with sledgehammers.


I Was a Cocaine Kingpin's Ride-or-Die

"When he came home, I would wake up and help him count the money."


Why So Many Young Brits Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under-25 seeking treatment for the drug.


This McDonald's Allegedly Sold Burgers, Fries, and a Bunch of Cocaine

"Operation Off the Menu" uncovered a manager allegedly stuffing the drugs in cookie bags alongside McDoubles and fries.


Lamar Odom Wants ESPN to Denounce Stephen A. Smith's "Crack" Comment

How can you go lower than taking a jab at Lamar Odom?


Grim Photos of Gang Life in Brooklyn from the Early 2000s

The photographer known as Boogie has been documenting street life, gang violence, and crime in marginalized communities for two decades.


How the UK's Big City Drug Gangs Are Taking Over the Rest of the Country

We spoke to dealers, sex workers, and police to try and understand why and how they are pulling it off.


A Triple Murder, a Broken Family, and the Long Tail of the Crack Era

In 1991, three people were found brutally executed in a Washington, DC, park. Twenty-five years later, two suspects were finally arrested.