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Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study. The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1BdXt69) reports…

Changing how Hollywood does business

Changing how Hollywood does business

“The Interview” was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn’t even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in…

Sanders sets March for decision on Presidential run

Sanders sets March for decision on Presidential run

Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he’ll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says…

Democrats optimistic about 2016 Presidential race

Democrats optimistic about 2016 Presidential race

Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of…

Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America’s military, telling troops on Christmas Day that their sacrifices have…

Too much torture of prisoners by Americans?

Too much torture of prisoners by Americans?

The Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation program and the spy agency’s official response clash on almost every aspect of the long-secret operation, including the brutality and effectiveness of its…

Did Navy SEAL say too much about bin Laden shooting?

Did Navy SEAL say too much about bin Laden shooting?

A Navy official says the service is investigating an allegation that the former Navy SEAL who claims he shot and killed Osama bin Laden may have revealed classified information to…

Legal pot brings more homeless to Colorado

Legal pot brings more homeless to Colorado

Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless…

Travel headaches for Christmas travelers

Travel headaches for Christmas travelers

Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with anticipated Christmas Eve snow around the Great Lakes states and heavy rain expected along the East Coast. National Weather Service…

Using GPS to track illegal immigrants

Using GPS to track illegal immigrants

The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets. Immigration and…