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  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?
    Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe? Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...
  • Berkshire's Buffett says would buy few tech stocks currently: BBG TV

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and Chief Executive Warren Buffett said on Wednesday he would buy very few technology stocks at current levels and that the U.S. government should play a part in the housing market. "There's very few...
  • Probe of Gacy serial killings resolves unrelated 1978 Illinois murder

    (Reuters) - Illinois investigators trying to put names to the last unidentified victims of executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated 1978 disappearance of another man, officials said on Wednesday. Edward Beaudion, 22, was killed...
  • Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to governor

    (Reuters) - A law that would make Vermont the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, received final approval from state lawmakers on Wednesday and now heads to the governor's desk. The...
  • Could shared sex toys transmit HPV?

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with the potentially cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be putting their partners at risk if they share sex toys during intimate relations, a new study suggests. Researchers gave 12 women two vibrators each...
  • Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings

    Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jorge Torrez, who is awaiting sentencing in a sailor’s murder and is charged in the slaying of two Zion girls on Mother’s Day 2005, told a fellow inmate how he stabbed both girls over and over, knifing their throats...
  • Aspirin's benefit in preventing colon cancer depends on DNA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized. Two decades after...
  • Torrez jurors hear Zion testimony, including chilling 911 call

    Torrez jurors hear Zion testimony, including chilling 911 call
    Jurors who will decide whether Jorge Torrez should be executed for killing a sailor in 2009 will hear more evidence Wednesday tying him to the stabbing deaths of two young girls in Zion in 2005, brutal killings that were followed by a troubled...
  • Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing

    Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing
    Nearly 20 years have passed since prominent Waukegan businessman Fred Reckling was beaten to death in his appliance store. But for family, friends and former employees assembled at the Lake County courthouse Tuesday for the start of the trial of...
  • Rape at Hollywood motel solved by DNA, police say

    Rape at Hollywood motel solved by DNA, police say
    DNA evidence has linked a Hollywood man to the rape of a woman who was targeted while taking trash out to a motel dumpster, police say. Jamal Hanna, 28, was charged with sexual assault and kidnapping after a lab report "stated that with reasonable...
  • Congress takes up food-labeling fight

    WASHINGTON The federal government and a number of states are on a collision course over labels for genetically engineered food. A bill introduced in the U.S. House earlier this month would ban states from passing food labeling laws. One that the...