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  • Marijuana legalization gives penny stock a wild ride

    The news releases began to flow in February. A Mission Viejo, Calif., penny-stock company announced it was leaving behind the world of nutritional supplements to enter "the growing billion-dollar marijuana industry." The newly rechristened CannaBusiness...
  • 'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station

    'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A cargo ship owned by Space Exploration Technologies arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, with a delivery of supplies and science experiments for the crew and a pair of legs for the experimental...
  • Vice President Biden to meet Ukraine president, prime minister in Kiev

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, and Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk during a visit to Kiev on Tuesday, the White House said on Sunday. Biden arrives in Kiev on Monday...
  • Gunfire may be four times as common as reported, contractor says

    Gunfire may be four times as common as reported, contractor says
    For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be four more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the illegal use of firearms. ShotSpotter, which recognizes...
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Private money fuels public projects

    Visitors to New York who land at LaGuardia Airport could be forgiven for not realizing they've arrived in one of the world's swankiest cities. The airport's leaky ceilings, threadbare atmosphere and meager food and public transit options put it at or...
  • Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes

     Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes
    Frank Waln and his mother used to go for long walks on their South Dakota reservation. One evening about a decade ago, when Waln was 12, he saw an object in a ditch that caught the last bit of sunlight. It was a CD, and although it was terribly...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Shipman & Goodwin Attorneys Elected To Leadership Of CT Hispanic Bar Association

    Alfredo G. Fernandez and Sonia M. Pedraza, attorneys with Shipman & Goodwin LLP, have been elected to leadership positions in the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA). Through its substantial efforts to serve the bar and the Hispanic community in...
  • Debate over Armenian museum will continue at appellate hearing

    WASHINGTON The legal fight over a proposed Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial has lasted nearly as long as the horrors the project is supposed to commemorate. Soon, the bitter wrangling will reach a crucial crossroads. On Monday, in a courthouse...
  • On upcoming trip, Obama will try to pivot to Asia � again

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will leave Tuesday for a four-nation trip to Asia, looking to recharge a focus on the region, an ambitious initiative that's been sidetracked by domestic politics and international conflicts elsewhere. Yet even as...
  • Echo of 1984 Betamax landmark in U.S. high court Aereo TV fight

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology....