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The Alaska Marijuana Control Board listens to testimony during a public comment period on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Juneau, Alaska. Alaska's legal marijuana industry hit a milestone Thursday, as regulators approved the first retail stores that will be allowed to have customers consume marijuana products on site.(AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site useTwo marijuana shops in Alaska have been approved to allow customers to partake on-site
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricaneA man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Several attendees waved handmade posters calling for help for the inmates during a mass rally in front of the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, protesting conditions in prisons where inmates have been killed in violent clashes in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
'Shut it down,' protesters chant about Mississippi prisonProtesters are condemning conditions in Mississippi prisons
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Indiana boy dies after being shot wrestling with dadA 4-year-old Indiana boy who was mistakenly shot when his father's gun fell and discharged while the two were play-wrestling has died, authorities said
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Delta Air Lines 747-400 airplane sits parked at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering Muslim passengers off planes even after the airline's own security officials cleared them to travel , Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengersDelta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline's own security officials cleared them to fly
The Associated Press1 hour ago
McGregor Scott, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, answers questions concerning the plea deal reached with the owners of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company that have pleaded guilty for participating in what federal prosecutors called a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion, during a news conference in Sacramento Calif., Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff entered guilty pleas involving the scam that could result in up to 30 years in prison for him, and up to 15 years in prison for her. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California couple pleads guilty to plotting $1B Ponzi schemeThe owners of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company have pleaded guilty to charges that they plotted a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Florida death penalty experts concerned about court rulingFlorida inmate advocates say a state Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo
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Veterans group: Lawsuit prompts Pentagon to reopen database A veterans group says the Pentagon will reopen a records database that helps service members to appeal a less-than-honorable discharge
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Trump Joins Rally Against AbortionPresident Trump told thousands of anti-abortion marchers Friday that he's their champion, and they agreed—breaking into chants of "four more years" after his speech on the National Mall. "Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House," he said, USA Today reports. Trump is the first...
Newser2 hours ago
Tennessee governor signs anti-LGBT adoption billTennessee has become the latest to assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on religious beliefs
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Impeachment Day 4: Schiff Invokes John McCainDemocratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top White House officials, reports the Wall Street Journal . "The president tried to cheat," said impeachment...
Newser2 hours ago
Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue PharmaThe federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma set a June 30 deadline to file claims against the company
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