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Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, Colorado

January 23, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increas... more »»

Top NY politician's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

January 23, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The arrest of one of New York's most powerful politicians on corruption charges is putting pressure on Go. more »»

$300,000 in wine stolen from famed restaurant is found

January 23, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley, California, restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar in North Carolina. more »»

NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

January 23, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime for Pluto.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto. more »»

11 rescued from sinking tow vessel off Hawaiian island

January 23, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say 11 people are safe after being rescued from their sinking tow boat off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. more »»

Jury resumes deliberations in Bosnian war crimes case

January 23, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal jury is considering the case of a Vermont man accused of committing war crimes in Bosnia 21 years ago and then lying to U.S. immigration authorities about it. more »»

Tsarnaev lawyers defend use of juror quotes to move trial

January 23, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Friday they did nothing wrong by including excerpts from juror questionnaires in their third request to move the... more »»

Northeast preps as 1st significant winter storm approaches

January 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cities in the Northeast prepared Friday for a messy mix of rain, snow and sleet that is bearing down on the area this weekend in what forecasters are calling the Interstate 95... more »»

First significant winter storm headed to Northeast

January 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is bearing down on the Northeast's major cities in what forecasters are calling the Interstate 95 corridor's first brush with a significant... more »»

Town once run by polygamist leader is sharply divided

January 23, 2015

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — As polygamist leader Warren Jeffs awaited his fate in a Texas prison, he sent an order to his followers on the Utah-Arizona border: Build me a new compound. more »»

One dose, then surgery: A new way to test brain tumor drugs

January 23, 2015

Lori Simons took the bright orange pill at 3 a.m. Eight hours later, doctors sliced into her brain, looking for signs that the drug was workin. more »»

Oklahoma's hope for cashing in on heritage becomes a debacle

January 23, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma's heritage as the U.S. more »»

Leading New York politician arrested on bribery charges

January 23, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York and its Democratic Gov. more »»

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

January 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. more »»

NY asks feds to probe 2013 Rikers Island inmate death

January 23, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cell for six days without care or... more »»

Northeast's first significant winter storm expected

January 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first significant winter storm of the season is expected for the Northeast's major cities this weekend in the form of a messy mix of rain, snow and sleet along Interstate... more »»

No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

January 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary. more »»

 
 
 

 

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