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Virginia marijuana legalization timetable has many confused

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's road to legalizing simple possession of marijuana has had some twists and turns, so it's not surprising that advocacy groups have been flooded with calls from people tr...

Mexico recovers archaeological pieces from Germany

Mexico has recovered 34 pre-Columbian artifacts that were voluntarily returned by two German private collectors, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. "Two German citizens approache...

Prime Day 2021 Deals Preview: Two Days, More Than 2 Million Deals, Starting June 21 in Singapore

Prime Day starts at 12am SGT on June 21, offering 48-hours of epic savings and over two million deals globally from amazing brands including Canon, Nerf, Razer, Sonos, JuJuBe, and many morePrime me...

Prime Day 2021: Two Days of Epic Savings Starting June 21 with More than 2 Million Deals Globally

Prime Day 2021 returns to Singapore on June 21 and 22 and will feature more deals than any Prime Day before, from top brands including Lego, Instant Pot, Bose, JuJuBe, Braun and Chivas Regal and ac...

Mississippi court upholds life sentence for pot possession

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for a man convicted of a marijuana possession charge because he had previous convictions and those made him a h...

Suit challenges restaurant aid priority to women, minorities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A conservative legal outfit on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden's administration for its prioritization of restaurants and bars owned by women and certain ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 10 The Washington Post on how a slaughter at a girls’ school may foretell Afghanistan’s future:...

Opinion: Hey, everyone: Hands off my body — and my choices

It is insane how a piece of clothing on a woman is seen as a measure of society's progress or backwardness. If a country thinks they need to reserve or refresh their morals, or to feel satisfied w...

Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — He scurries through his apartment, downing a quick mug of coffee, brushing his teeth, feeding his pet rabbit, Auggie, before leaving. Not so long ago, Bill Mathis would ...

Sentence next for ex-UAW leader who embezzled, lived large

DETROIT (AP) — A welder who rose from the factory floor to become president of a venerable U.S. labor union is facing a prison term for luxurious winter stays in the California sun covered by dues pai...

Can pot money rebuild Atlantic City? New Jersey suggests it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rebuilding the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk to enable it to survive future severe storms; improving the look of the city's main downtown business districts; helping people...

Government seeks 2-year prison sentence for ex-UAW leader

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison sentence for a former president of the United Auto Workers who they say had “two lives" — as a leader of a blue-collar union and as a connoisse...

Asian Americans see generational split on confronting racism

ATLANTA (AP) — The fatal shootings of eight people — six of them women of Asian descent — at Georgia massage businesses in March propelled Claire Xu into action. Within days, she he...

How the Gaetz probe grew from sex trafficking to medical pot

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When Rep. Matt Gaetz vacationed in the Bahamas in 2018, he was joined by a doctor who donated to his campaign and a former colleague in the Florida state legislature. ...

Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream

DENVER (AP) — Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver. He was early for a pick up, and someone out for a walk called ...