By Associated Press | 12/12/13 09:25 AM
DENVER (AP) — Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 09:10 AM
A New Jersey Assembly committee is expected to advance a bill granting cheaper in-state tuition to students living in the U.S. illegally. A dozen states have similar laws, including Texas.
By Maryclaire Dale | 12/12/13 09:04 AM
PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing his heart amended their federal lawsuit Wednesday to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants.
By Lara Jakes | 12/12/13 09:02 AM
The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 08:56 AM
The fired chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was expected Thursday in federal court after the aide's arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography, authorities said. Ryan Loskarn was a rising star who had spent the past decade working his way up to...
By Donna Cassata | 12/12/13 08:55 AM
Working-age military retirees would see fewer dollars in their federal pensions and the Pentagon would get some long-sought stability in spending under Congress' budget deal.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 08:54 AM
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland. Dozens of Haitian migrants have died in recent attempted crossings.
By Dave Kolpack | 12/12/13 08:53 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape.
By Associated Press | 12/11/13 11:02 AM
A leading congressional deficit hawk says a bipartisan budget agreement hammered out on Capitol Hill is mostly a patch-work approach that fails to address wasteful spending that is contributing to a ballooning federal debt. Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma says the accord announced by...
By Kevin McGill | 12/11/13 10:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a filing Tuesday, defense lawyers for Kurt Mix said prosecution questioning of witness Wilson...
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