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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — As the state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders are announcing steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren'...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A tornado-producing storm hit central Indiana on Tuesday, damaging homes southwest of Indianapolis and downing power lines and uprooting trees in the city and its suburbs, authorities said. It was one of several thunderstorms that sprang up in southwestern...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. government deprived 13 people on its no-fly list of their constitutional right to travel and gave them no adequate way to challenge their placement on the list, a federal judge said Tuesday in the nation's first ruling finding the no-fly list...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are reporting damage to homes, downed power lines and uprooted trees as a tornado-producing storm moves across the Indianapolis area. National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Ryan says the tornado struck Tuesday afternoon just southwest of...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth. World View Enterprises of Tucson said Tuesday that it launched...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth. World View Enterprises of Tucson said Tuesday that it launched the...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Fried chicken chain KFC said an outside investigator for a franchised restaurant in Mississippi has completed an investigation into claims that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl and family members to leave because injuries she suffered in a pit bull...
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's largest pediatricians' group says parents should read aloud to their children every day starting in infancy. Doing so can enhance child development and prepare young minds for early language and reading ability. That's according to a new policy from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS executive, the nation's top archivist told Congress Tuesday. "Any agency is required to notify us when they realize they have a problem,"...