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Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation Friday that would legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, with retail sales starting several years down th...

NTSB: Pickup driver's drug use critical in death of 7 bikers

A pickup driver’s drug use was the reason he crashed last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death of seven bikers, the National Transportation Safety Board ...

Recreational pot laws may boost traffic deaths, studies say

Laws legalizing recreational marijuana may lead to more traffic deaths, two new studies suggest, although questions remain about how they might influence driving habits. Previous res...

FC Cincinnati's Fanendo Adi charged with impaired driving

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati forward Fanendo Adi has been suspended while Major League Soccer investigates his citations for speeding and impaired driving. The Ohio State Highway ...

New Mexico mulls state-run pot shops, subsidized medical use

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Repu...

Hawaii is very liberal, but in no rush to legalize marijuana

HONOLULU (AP) — On the political spectrum, Hawaii is among the bluest of states. Democrats control all the levers of power at the state and federal levels, and voters back Democratic presidential cand...

Maine 2018 highway fatalities among lowest in 60 years

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Despite concerns about driver texting and inattention, the number of highway deaths in Maine in 2018 was among the lowest in 60 years, officials say. As of New ...

Key things to know about Canada's marijuana legalization

Canada is legalizing adult use of marijuana on Oct. 17 and will be the second and largest country to do so. The federal government established the broad outline of the legalization law but left it up ...

Nondrinker wrongly charged with DUI gets nearly $1M from NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who doesn't drink but was arrested on an impaired driving charge has settled his lawsuit against New York City for nearly $1 million. According to the Daily New...

The Latest: ICE: Doctor scrutinized after 18 interactions

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Polish-born Michigan doctor by federal immigration agents (all times local): 3:15 p.m. U.S. immigration offici...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. STEVE BANNON WAS CUED TO KEEP MUM D...

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold. It says 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are "entirely prevent...

Car crashes kill 8 in Taiwan each day: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Motor vehicle crashes in Taiwan result in around 3,000 deaths per year and kill at least 8 people each day, with people aged 20-24 accounting for most road crash deaths, followe...

Canada police investigate officer attack, chase as terrorism

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Canadian police say an attack on an officer outside a football game and a high-speed chase of a U-Haul that left four people injured are being investigated as acts of terroris...