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Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red…

Leaders in New Jersey want to legalize recreational marijuana use, but their efforts have hit a setback that shows the politics of pot legalization aren't purely partisan

Hundreds file claims in wake of Texas…

Official: Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that was heavily damaged by fire has received hundreds of compensation claims seeking lost wages, other damages

Flooding hits South Dakota American Indian…

Flooding that has hit parts of the Midwest hard has nearly paralyzed an American Indian reservation in southern South Dakota

Democrats, Muslim lawmaker decry opening prayer as divisive

The first female Muslim elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says she was offended by a fellow member's prayer invocation, which drew objections as divisive

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Marvel Movie Mania! Company Will Pay You $1,000…

If you’re a Marvel fan, movie fan, and love what Dire Straits referred to as getting ‘Money For Nothing’ then do I have the job for you! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.

Court: San Francisco can't be sued over immigrant…

A U.S. appeals court says the parents of a woman shot and killed by an immigrant who wasn't held for deportation proceedings cannot sue San Francisco for negligence over the shooting that touched off a fierce national debate

FBI defends length of probe into fatal police shooting

The FBI says the 2017 fatal shooting by U.S. Park Police of an unarmed Virginia motorist is a complex case and that its 16-month investigation is not unusual

Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and is facing federal charges in New York and LA of bank fraud, misappropriating client funds, and trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike, according to federal prosecutors. U.S. New York District Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Avenatti threaned Nike with "cut, after cut, after cut, after cut" if it did not make payments to Avenatti. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

California crab fisheries to close early to protect whales

California crab fisheries will close for the season in April when whales are feeding off the state's coast as part of an effort to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales

US To Expand Policy That Bans Aid Recipients From…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced expanded efforts to enforce a policy barring foreign recipients of U.S. aid from promoting abortion.

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Delayed marathon bombing memorials to be finished…

Permanent memorials to the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are taking shape in a foundry outside Boston

Baltimore mayor's $500K book deal draws intense…

There's a search underway in Maryland for "Healthy Holly" _ not a fugitive or a missing citizen, but an obscure children's book series authored by Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

Push renewed to elevate White Sands to national…

The push to elevate a vast expanse of shifting white sand dunes in New Mexico to national park status is being renewed

Show Dog Lost at Airport After Fleeing Crate

The frantic search is on for a prize-winning show dog that disappeared from the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport just before it was to fly home to Amsterdam. Gale, a pure-bred American Staffordshire Terrier, had been checked in by her handlers and put in a crate for the trip Saturday. When...

Cheese, GOT, and Other Super Bizarre Easter Eggs

Forget chocolate! From Game of Thrones to one made of cheese, there are a lot of strange Easter eggs out there. Nathan Rousseau Smith shows us a few.

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Jury to hear Reid damages trial against exercise band maker

Opening arguments are scheduled in former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's lawsuit against the maker of a flexible exercise band that he says slipped from his hand in 2015, causing him to fall and suffer lasting injuries, including blindness in one eye

Indiana man cleared after child fires gun he dropped at Ikea

A suburban Indianapolis man who dropped a loaded handgun in an Ikea store that was found and fired by a child has been acquitted of criminal recklessness

Surprise rise in German business morale dispels…

German business morale improved unexpectedly in March after six consecutive drops, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting that Europe's largest economy is likely to pick up in the coming months after it narrowly avoided a recession last year. Pascale Davies reports.