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How Colorado Is Regulating Its Retail Pot Sales (DETAILS)

HARI SREENIVASAN: For more on how the new pot law is being rolled out and received, we turn to Ricardo Baca, who is the first ever marijuana editor at The Denver Post. He is also editor of The Cannabist, the paper’s Web site devoted to the subject.…

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Posted on January 2, 2014 by

James Avery, Uncle Phil of Fresh Prince, Dead at 68 (DETAILS)

James Avery, the big bear of an actor who portrayed Uncle Phil on the 1990s TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, died yesterday from complications during heart surgery. Avery was 68 and had appeared on numerous tv shows but he’s best known as Uncle Phil, a lawyer then judge, who took in and Read More

Posted on December 31, 2013 by

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of 2013 (LIST)

2013 was a banner year for scandals, outrage, triumph and discoveries. Below are a few which caught our attention. 1.Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower Snowden revealed to US citizens and the world America’s domestic and international spying program. It was heroic but the outrage wasn’t as tumultuous as he’d hope. None of us ¬†took to the Read More

Posted on December 30, 2013 by

Dead Body Found At David & Victoria Beckham Retreat (PHOTOS)

A dead body has washed up at an exclusive island resort in the Maldives where English football star David Beckham is taking a hideaway Christmas holiday with his family, police said Monday. Investigations were underway to establish the cause of death…

Posted on December 27, 2013 by

Uganda Adopts Draconian Anti-gay Bill (DETAILS)

Uganda’s parliament on Friday adopted an anti-homosexuality bill that will see repeat offenders jailed for life, with lawmakers hailing it as a victory against “evil”. Deputies voted overwhelmingly in favour of the text, which has been widely condemned…

Posted on December 26, 2013 by

2013 in Review: Revelations, Tragedy, and Fighting Back (DETAILS)

When it comes to the fight for free expression and privacy in technology, 2013 changed everything. This was the year we received confirmation and disturbing details about the NSA programs that are sweeping up information on hundreds of millions of people…

Posted on December 24, 2013 by

Man Dressed As Santa Shot With Pellet (VIDEO)

A man dressed as Santa, who was taking part in a toy giveaway in Washington, was shot in the back with a pellet gun. He is expected to fully recover. (Dec. 24)

Posted on December 23, 2013 by

Kalashnikov, Designer of AK-47, Dies At 94 (PHOTOS)

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of fabled AK-47 automatic rifle, died Monday, the office of the presidency in the Udmurtia region where he worked said. He was 94. Kalashnikov designed a weapon that became synonymous with killing on a sometimes indiscriminate…

Posted on December 22, 2013 by

Al-Qaeda On Deadly Yemen Hospital Attack: Our Bad (DETAILS)

A deadly Al-Qaeda attack this month on a Yemeni defence ministry hospital was a mistake and the jihadist network is ready to pay blood money, a top jihadist commander has said. The brazen daylight attack on the defence ministry complex on December 5…

Posted on December 20, 2013 by

Fury and Frustration Over Target Data Breach (VIDEO)

Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target’s security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers. (Dec. 20)

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