Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City’s airport on January 8th, 2016 following his recapture during a  military operation in Los Mochis,  Sinaloa State. Photograph: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images

A light rain pattered on the rooftops of Los Mochis in Friday’s pre-dawn darkness, the town silent and still as the Sea of Cortez lapped its shore. H(...)

Alleged fugitive Mexican drug lord Joaquin ’El Chapo’ Guzman is escorted by the authorities to a Mexican Army helicopter in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico on Friday. Photograph: Jose Mendez/EPA

Mexico recaptured the world’s top drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a pre-dawn shootout and chase through drains on Friday, returning him to the (...)

Among the leaked emails, files and digital records were four emails sent between members of the Defence Forces and employees of the company. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Emails sent between members of the Defence Forces and a company specialising in hacking and eavesdropping have been leaked online. A Defence Forces (...)

A typical collision in an NFL game. Retired footballers abuse opioid pain pills at a rate more than four times the general population. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images.

Some former NFL players are alleging that before games they were given Toradol, an anti-inflammatory drug commonly used on racehorses, to numb the pai(...)

 Afghan Army soldiers attend their graduation ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan,earlier this month.  Three Afghan soldiers have been reported missing from a joint military training exercise taking place in the US this week. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA.

Three Afghanistan National Army soldiers have been reported missing from a joint military training exercise taking place in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, o(...)

Jon Matonis: [Running the foundation is like] “going downhill in a go-cart trying to keep the wheels on.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Bitcoin Foundation’s executive director, Jon Matonis, travels the world to promote the virtual currency as a replacement for traditional money.(...)

Smugglers’ tunnel between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California. Photograph: Immigration and Customs Enforcement via The New York Times

A deep tunnel snaking nearly 550 metres from Mexico under the border and into a San Diego warehouse is one of the most sophisticated underground drug (...)

Daniel Chong who was held in a windowless cell for four days without food or water

A 25-year old college student abandoned in a windowless cell for more than four days without food or water has reached a $4.1 million settlement with (...)