Democrat McGrath assails McConnell's leadership on virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic candidate Amy McGrath laid the mounting toll of coronavirus cases in the U.S. at the feet of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday while declar...

'Do something:' Harris' rapid rise driven by call to action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours before Kamala Harris took the stage for the first time as Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, she received a text message from a childhood classmate with photos from th...

'Do something:' Harris' rapid rise driven by call to action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours before Kamala Harris took the stage for the first time as Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, she received a text message from a childhood classmate with photos from th...

Ex-Maryland lawmaker gets 2 years in prison in bribery case

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A former state lawmaker who helped create Maryland's medical marijuana industry was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors, in...

Prosecutors seek 3-year prison term for ex-Maryland lawmaker

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for a former Maryland state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to charges she accepted more than $33,000 in bribes in ex...

1 of few black-owned pot shops in the US robbed in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's lone retail marijuana shop is dealing with another setback. Pure Oasis, one of the few black-owned shops in the country, was robbed early Monday morning, as mo...

Buzz kill: Pot shops reopen, but some fear another shutdown

BOSTON (AP) — Marijuana shops in many states have enjoyed brisk business during the coronavirus pandemic. In New England? Not so much. Recreational shops reopened this week in Massac...

Girl who inspired Charlotte's Web marijuana oil dies

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A girl with a rare form of epilepsy whose recovery inspired the name of a medical marijuana oil that drew families of children with similar health problems to Colorado f...

New Mexico cannabis company exporting to Israel

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico medical marijuana company has begun exporting cannabis-based medicine to Israel. Ultra Health spokeswoman Marissa Novel said recently the compan...

A pot shop at your door: Home delivery surges amid outbreak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One company rushed to expand its delivery fleet. Another has seen sales triple. The global coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people locked out of bars, restaurants and the...

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Facing a potentially historic vote on whether to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky, Republican lawmaker John Schickel is conflicted. A retired law enforcem...

Royer feted with beaver musher mitts for Iditarod milestone

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A musher reached an Iditarod milestone and was feted with prizes made from beaver and moose. The oldest musher in the race has called it quits. And a four-t...

Baltimore businessman admits to bribing former lawmaker

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore businessman pleaded guilty Monday to two federal charges stemming from bribes totaling $42,500 that he paid to a former state lawmaker while she was still in office. ...

Foes push back against medical marijuana bill in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky pushed back Wednesday as the Senate gets set to decide the fate of a bill that won House passage by a wide margin. ...

The Latest: Bloomberg delays town hall to prepare for debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on presidential campaign developments (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Mike Bloomberg’s campaign has delayed a scheduled CNN town hall so ...