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A study finds chronic pain is the most common reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That's followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea. The study didn't measure whether marijuana actually helped anyone...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — True north isn't quite where it used to be. The magnetic north pole has been moving so fast that scientists on Monday released an update of where true north really was, nearly a year ahead of schedule. Earth's north magnetic pole is wandering about 34 miles (55...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to describe the state of the union as he wants it to be, not how it really is. In day-to-day comments, he routinely inflates the magnitude of what he's done, grandly claiming, for example, that he's "created the greatest economic...
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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey became the latest state on Monday to boost its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years. Murphy signed the bill alongside Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver and...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A coalition of labor unions and a Democratic lawmaker filed another lawsuit Monday challenging measures Wisconsin Republicans approved in a lame-duck session, alleging in part that the new laws illegally weaken the governor and attorney general while placing...
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RICHFORD, Vt. (AP) — It was about 2 a.m. on a moonless October night in 1987 when the police chief of a small northern Vermont town spotted a man carrying a black bag and walking down the railroad tracks from Canada toward a waiting van about a mile south of the border. The man...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The jury at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has begun deliberations. Jurors began deciding the federal drug-trafficking case against...
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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey on Monday became the latest state boost its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years. Murphy signed the bill alongside Democratic legislative leaders in...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A power failure at a federal detention center in New York City spawned a humanitarian crisis worsened by authorities' response as guards wearing scarves and layers of clothing policed inmates who coped with "very cold" conditions in short-sleeve shirts and light...