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Parents find ‘just say no’ talk tougher as pot becomes more mainstream

CHICAGO — With medical marijuana now legal in 23 states and recreational use permissible in four, parents are finding it increasingly challenging to explain to teens why the drug is harmful.

January 27, 2015 11:21 amLoading…

Ukrainian soccer player banned for using phone during game

Officials call his actions "clownery" after he hid phone in his shorts.

January 22, 2015 8:51 amLoading…
Rampell: Employer health-insurance mandate must go

Rampell: Employer health-insurance mandate must go

Congress and White House should admit they're both on the same page.

January 16, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Smart methane guidelines can make the fracking boom even better.

January 16, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
US tourism expected to drive private enterprise in Cuba

US tourism expected to drive private enterprise in Cuba

HAVANA — The success of President Obama’s new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels.

January 16, 2015 2:28 pmLoading…
Obama's new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels

Obama's new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels

People dine at a private cafe in Havana on Thursday. A massive influx of American tourists is expected in Cuba this year.

January 16, 2015 2:28 pmLoading…
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.

October 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

It's estimated that 3.5 million people are newly insured.

April 07, 2014 5:10 amLoading…
Obama administration delays key part of health care law

Obama administration delays key part of health care law

The requirement that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide insurance or face fine will be delayed until 2015.

July 02, 2013 4:57 pmLoading…

White House has coal country on the defensive

COLSTRIP, Mont. • After several years of taking a beating from the poor economy, new pollution rules and a flood of cheap natural gas, the coal industry was on the rebound this year as mining projects moved forward in the Western U.S. and demand for the fuel began to rise, especially in Asia.

July 01, 2013 11:40 amLoading…
Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. The president said the U.S. doesn't know how or when chemical weapons were used in Syria or who used them. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

April 30, 2013 12:50 pmLoading…
Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emails between Sen. Robert Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by his staff in January to thwart U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment to the government of the Dominican Republic. Donated equipment could have jeopardized a port secu…

February 11, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…
Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

FILE - In this Jab. 24, 2013 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Emails between Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by the New Jersey Democrat in January to thwart any U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment …

February 11, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…

House sets vote for Sandy aid after criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is headed for a vote on aid for Superstorm Sandy victims after House Speaker John Boehner mollified Republicans from New York and New Jersey upset with his decision to cancel action on the bill.

January 03, 2013 5:38 amLoading…
US futures moving higher as budget talks proceed

US futures moving higher as budget talks proceed

Former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, co-chairman of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, is pursued by reporters Wednesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a closed-door meeting House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

November 29, 2012 7:35 amLoading…

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