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Delaware Gov. John Carney vetoes marijuana legalization bill

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday vetoed a bill to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use, drawing the wrath of fellow Democrats who h...

Mace, Arrington meet in South Carolina 1st District debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In one of the year's most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace met two GOP challengers on the debate stage who are seeking to oust her from So...

Civic group urges Taiwan to decriminalize marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Civic group Green Wave (綠色浪潮) on Sunday morning (April 17) held a press conference outside of Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to urge the country to decriminalize...

Thailand first in Asia to move to decriminalize marijuana

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left a grey area around its recreational use. ...

Progressive mayor Ted Terry exits Georgia's US Senate race

A young, progressive mayor of an Atlanta-area city on Sunday dropped out of the Democratic race to challenge Republican Sen. David Perdue in a contest that could dictate the fate of the Senate in 2020...

Push to legalize recreational pot fails in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has failed after state leaders did not reach a consensus on several key details in the final days of the legislative session. ...

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Senate approved a series of drug policy changes Wednesday designed to toughen penalties for traffickers and require users to undergo rehabilitation at private or religious ce...

The Origin Story: A blind date, a border and Beto O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — "1659." Thirty-two-year-old Beto O'Rourke didn't know what the text arriving to his flip phone meant. But he knew it was from the woman he'd taken to Mexico on ...

The Origin Story: A blind date, a border and Beto O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — "1659." Thirty-two-year-old Beto O'Rourke didn't know what the text arriving to his flip phone meant. But he knew it was from the woman he'd taken to Mexico on ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2018. There are 31 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 18...

Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico has disclosed personal financial interests in the cannabis sector that include stock holdings, a profit sharing agreement and rec...