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AP Analysis: Medical Pot Takes Hit When Weed Legal for All

Sex Abuse Crisis the Focus As U.S. Catholic Bishops Convene

By Gillian Flaccus |
When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few years,...

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Attorney: Officer Who Shot 3 in Costco was Attacked First

Attorney: Officer Who Shot 3 in Costco was Attacked First

By Christopher Weber and Stefanie Dazio | Jun 18
The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman's attorney said Monday.

Fed Likely to Leave Rates Alone But Signal Readiness to Cut

Fed Likely to Leave Rates Alone But Signal Readiness to Cut

By Martin Crutsinger | Jun 18
Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Probably not quite yet, though.

Pakistani Police Target Traffickers Selling Brides to China

Pakistani Police Target Traffickers Selling Brides to China

By Kathy Gannon | Jun 18
Hundreds of Pakistani girls have been married off to Chinese men in return for cash payments to their families, most of them Christians, a community that is among the poorest of the poor in the country.

Airbus is Ready for Pilotless Jets — Are You?

Airbus is Ready for Pilotless Jets — Are You?

By Angela Charlton | Jun 17
The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

Jun 17
Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.

Oregon City Stops Jailing Poor Who Can't Pay Court Debts

Oregon City Stops Jailing Poor Who Can't Pay Court Debts

Jun 17
The eastern Oregon city of Pendleton has stopped jailing people unable to pay fines, a city official said, following the settlement of a federal lawsuit contending city officials were running a debtors' prison.

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas Looking for New Home

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas Looking for New Home

Jun 17
The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits.

Trump Calls Newspaper Report on Russia Power Grid 'Treason'

Trump Calls Newspaper Report on Russia Power Grid 'Treason'

Jun 17
President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a "virtual act of treason" for a story that said the U.S. was ramping up its cyber-intrusions into Russia's power grid.

GOP Mutters, Gently, As Trump Sidesteps Senate for Top Aides

GOP Mutters, Gently, As Trump Sidesteps Senate for Top Aides

By Alan Fram | Jun 17
President Donald Trump's latest anointment of an acting head of a major federal agency has prompted muttering, but no more than that, from Republican senators whose job description includes confirming top administration aides.

AP Fact Check: Trump Fudges Facts on Economy, 2020 Voting

AP Fact Check: Trump Fudges Facts on Economy, 2020 Voting

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jun 17
An eye toward his 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and overdrawn complaints about a race tilted against him.

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