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The top Senate Democrat will introduce a bill to decriminalize pot at the federal level. It is one of the furthest-reaching legislative efforts by any congressional leader affecting marijuana policy.
Apr. 20, 2018
For nearly 11 hours on the busiest tax day of the year, the agency was unable to accept tax returns.
Apr. 20, 2018
Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple challenges, and a shift in focus under the Trump administration.
Apr. 20, 2018
The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic.
Apr. 19, 2018
The Justice Department has sent Congress redacted, unclassified copies of some of the memos drafted by then-FBI Director James Comey recounting his meetings with President Trump.
Apr. 19, 2018
A lot of the stories in the memos have been previously reported, but there is greater detail than seen before, and some new conversations.
Apr. 19, 2018
U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued the preliminary injunction Thursday evening, minutes before an 8 p.m. deadline to stop the transfer of the man.
Apr. 19, 2018
This was a bizarre sight because this kind of dolphin has never before been spotted in this northern area. They like the warmer waters farther south. About 200 were swimming in the group.
Apr. 19, 2018
Researchers said they located a German U-boat that went "on the run" from British forces as the war ended. The discovery ends speculation that Adolf Hitler used it to escape to South America.
Apr. 19, 2018
Sir Alan Parker's resignation comes after Save the Children abuse claims against former leadership and as reports of misconduct roil the wider aid sector.
Apr. 19, 2018
Recent tariffs on Canadian newsprint are hurting U.S. newspapers, potentially triggering further job cuts and consolidation. The duties of up to 32 percent come after a complaint from a single U.S. supplier, and are opposed by the domestic paper industry trade group.
Apr. 19, 2018
Nils Muiznieks has worked with the Council of Europe for the last six years. He shares his thoughts on the state of human rights, cultural racism, and the threat of war, genocide, and dictatorship.
Apr. 19, 2018
Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties — but this settlement averts his looming trial.
Apr. 19, 2018
A report by the CDC said the bacteria has infected at least 53 people, including 31 who have been hospitalized. The agency's advice: Throw out pre-cut romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz.
Apr. 19, 2018
And that's a problem. Because a lot of the electronics are busted. And disposing of them — and their toxic innards — is a health risk.
Apr. 19, 2018

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