Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with not much more than his computer and the help of a few friends.
Rape survivors and their supporters told the AP that the city’s police department has often failed to investigate sexual assaults or keep survivors informed about what, if anything, is happening with their cases.
An Australian man was prescribed opioids after a routine wisdom teeth surgery. Addiction soon followed, including countless overdoses. His mother, who raised him alone, has done everything she can to help him, but he keeps returning to prescription pills, which Australia's weak regulations make easy to get.
More than 3 million Australians—an eighth of the country’s population—are getting at least one opioid prescription a year.
The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They'd tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria.
Corruption from both Houthi rebels and the U.S.-backed government in the south has prevented aid groups from fighting Yemen's cholera epidemic.
Documents reviewed by The Associated Press and interviews with al-Hakimi and other officials and aid workers show that thousands of families in Taiz are not getting international food aid intended for them.
Grantee Maggie Michael of the Associated Press investigates the use of child soldiers by Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war.
Thousands of people have been imprisoned by Yemen's Houthi militia during the four years of Yemen’s grinding civil war. Many of them, an Associated Press investigation has found, have suffered extreme torture.
A Yemeni boy was offered a free motorcycle from al-Qaida militants trying to lure recruits. This led to a search by his parents to rescue him in time—while a U.S. drone overhead was on the prowl.
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones’ missiles.
Yemen's ongoing civil war has left 400,000 children fighting for their lives from malnutrition, and aid agencies are struggling to help.