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  • California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. When he was a boy back in Oregon � before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento � Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed. At night,...
  • Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

    WASHINGTON After voters in Washington state and Colorado made history by legalizing marijuana in November 2012, Colorado hit the finish line first, opening its pot stores to big fanfare on Jan. 1 of this year. By contrast, Washington state had a slow and...
  • Planeload of Ebola supplies set to leave Texas

    FORT WORTH, Texas When pilot Mick Waldrop guides his company's 737 to takeoff Tuesday at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, he will be embarking on a mission that, in many ways, is just like any other flight of his in four decades of aviation. But in other...
  • Prescription painkiller deaths fall in medical marijuana states

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis. "Most of the discussion...
  • Barricaded soldier shoots herself at Fort Lee

    WASHINGTON A distraught female solider at the Fort Lee army garrison shot herself in the head Monday morning as negotiators tried to calm her at the base south of Richmond, Va. The incident triggered fears of another deadly base rampage. Maj. Gen....
  • Navy announces command moves affecting Hampton Roads

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, announced the following assignments Monday with Hampton Roads connections. Rear Adm. Brian L. LaRoche Assigned: reserve deputy commander, Navy Installations Command,...
  • Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

    For years, it was "the Wild West" of real estate scams. As the housing crisis pummeled struggling homeowners, scammers pounced. They offered "easy" loan modifications and "foreclosure counseling" that were often nothing more than attempts to wrest money...
  • Delay morning school start for teens: pediatricians

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle and high schools should delay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m. to benefit the health and welfare of students, according to a new policy statement from a large organization of U.S. pediatricians. Instead of having...
  • Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club

    Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club
    When the Playboy Club in Baltimore opened in 1964, it quickly carved a niche for itself in the city. Like its counterparts across the nation, the local franchise prided itself on being upscale and professional, former Playboy Bunnies who worked there...
  • American writer held by Syrian militants freed after nearly 2 years

    WASHINGTON Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate on Sunday unexpectedly freed an American writer from nearly two years of captivity after secret international negotiations for his release that were apparently led by Qatar. The Nusra Front may have freed Peter Theo...
  • As Obama's vacation ends, criticism does not

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Barack Obama discovered over the past two weeks, presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans. Obama returns to Washington on Sunday faced with...