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El Chapo trial begins, posing unprecedented risks


Opening statements in the case against drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán will be held Tuesday at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn. The case is unlike any before it, as El Chapo is the highest-ranking drug lord ever brought to trial in the United States – and he’s notorious for twice escaping maximum security prisons in Mexico. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports for TODAY.