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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s medical examiner says actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication. Williams, known for playing Omar Little on “The Wire,” had drugs including fentanyl, heroin and cocaine in his system when he died Sept. 6 in Brooklyn. The 54-year-old actor was found dead by family members in

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities have accused an alleged top Mexican drug cartel lieutenant of helping smuggle tons of methamphetamine, fentanyl and other drugs across the border into the United States. A 2018 federal indictment from San Diego was unsealed Wednesday that charges Sergio Valenzuela Valenzuela with conspiracy. He’s a fugitive. The U.S. Treasury

LONDON (AP) — Scientists have found evidence of a drug-resistant form of malaria in Africa. Researchers detected genetic mutations in nearly 20% of blood samples in Uganda by 2019. That suggests the main drug used against malaria is losing effectiveness there. Experts worry there could be drug-resistant malaria elsewhere in Africa and say doctors should

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro issued a defense of his administration at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, rebuffing criticism of its handling of the pandemic and touting recent data indicating less Amazon deforestation. He said his government supports vaccination, but not vaccine passports or mandates, and doubled-down on “early treatment”