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California's governor issues 105 pardons, but retracts 1

California's governor issues 105 pardons, but retracts 1

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2014, file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown makes an opening statement at a meeting of the Western Governors' Association where a panel met to discuss the drought that has gripped California for the last three years, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Continuing a Christmas …

December 24, 2014 11:15 pmLoading…
California's governor issues 105 pardons, but retracts 1

California's governor issues 105 pardons, but retracts 1

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Continuing a Christmas Eve tradition, California Gov. Jerry Brown issued pardons to 105 people Wednesday, before retracting one to a man hours later after learning he had not disclosed recent discipline by financial regulators, a spokesman said.

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

FILE - A Saturday, July 6, 2013 file photo showing Stephen and Pauline O'Brien, foreground, holding Catholic rosary beads as they march through Ireland's capital, Dublin, in an anti-abortion protest. Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again because of a case involving a b…

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

FILE - A Saturday, July 6, 2013 file photo showing thousands of anti-abortion protesters filling Dublin's major thoroughfare, as they march against Ireland's abortion bill. Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again because of a case involving a brain-dead pregnant woman on…

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish doctors who have been keeping a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support in hope of saving her 17-week-old fetus pleaded in court Tuesday to be permitted to turn off the machines because their treatment was becoming horrific and could not end in a successful birth.

December 23, 2014 12:50 pm Photos

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Federalism’s champions a growing challenge to Obama

Come January, federalism's vitality will be an increasingly inconvenient truth for Obama.

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Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

There's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging Colorado's tourism brand.

December 20, 2014 2:28 pm Photos

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Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Key stable energy: Don't limit supply by placing artificial constraints on production.

December 17, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Will: A Texas-sized license-plate dispute

Constitution doesn't permit governments to determine whether speech is sufficiently offensive.

December 17, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Eight things I wish for Wall Street that won't happen

It's a wonderful life on Wall Street, yet here is a holiday wish list to make it even better.

December 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

In this Dec. 11, 2014 photo, snowboarders ride a lift at Breckenridge, in Colo. Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted droves of customers curious about legalized pot. But in some quarters, there’s anxiety…

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Said Bob Gordman, a Breckenridge retiree: “Whether you’re pro-marijuana or against marijuana, you have to be concerned about how tourists react to seeing it.”

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Powder beckons in Breckenridge, west of Denver. Across Colorado, visitors are spending more since marijuana legally went on sale in January, but the state isn’t tracking the role of pot in attracting or deterring tourists.

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Two customers from Texas smell strains of marijuana inside the Breckenridge Cannabis Club, which is being forced to leave the main commercial street that runs through town.

December 15, 2014 2:28 pmLoading…
Five myths about ride-hailing company Uber

Five myths about ride-hailing company Uber

Clearing up misconceptions about the company, its drivers and its customers.

December 14, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to cost industries billions of dollars.

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Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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