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Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, center, speaks to reporters in Trenton, N.J., Monday, March 25, 2019. New Jersey's Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney said there are not enough votes to pass a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blueA setback for marijuana advocates in New Jersey may show that the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use doesn't just run along blue state-red state lines
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Oklahoma attorney general sets announcement on opioid suitOklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant in Irving, Texas. U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, March 25, 2019, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and implant makers, as well as from women who believe their ailments were caused by the implants.  (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File)
US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancerFDA advisers: Too soon to ban kind of breast implant tied to rare cancer, more information needed
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo shows lime-flavored cannabis-infused gummy candy in Portland, Ore., on the first day recreational marijuana users could legally purchase marijuana edibles and oils in the state. A study shows marijuana is sending more people to the emergency room in one large Denver hospital. Inhaled weed caused the most severe problems. Marijuana-infused foods and candies also led to trouble.(AP Photos/Gillian Flaccus)
Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital studyStudy shows marijuana use is sending more people to the ER at one large Denver hospital
The Associated Press9 hours ago
UN officials: 13 million in Congo need aid in major increaseTop U.N. officials say the number of people needing humanitarian aid in Congo has increased dramatically in the past year to 13 million including 7.5 million children
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Jessica Leija holds up her hand to ask a question as Bill Ogden, a lawyer with Farrar & Ball, talks to a crowd of Deer Park residents Saturday, March 23, 2019, outside where he and Chance McMillan, founding partner of the McMillan Law Firm, were suppose to host a town hall-style meeting about the legal ramifications stemming from the recent ITC fire, in Deer Park, Texas. The crowd was to large to accommodate inside.  (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Environmental, economic damage a concern now that fire outBusinesses and residents are concerned about the environment and economic fallout from a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage farm
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans homeA state audit contradicts former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts had recommended to remedy a deadly 2015 Legionnaires' disease crisis at an Illinois veterans' home
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Signs hang outside Edmond Town Hall, a building that houses a community theater and offices, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Newtown, Conn. Jeremy Richman, father of Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting victim Avielle Richman, was found dead early Monday at the building where he had an office. The chief medical examiner's office was to perform an autopsy Monday. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selvesThe father of a Sandy Hook Elementary School victim killed himself Monday, just days after two Stoneman Douglas school students also took their lives.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Intercontinental Terminals Company incident commander Brent Weber answers a question about efforts to contain and clean out the chemicals that remained in burned out tanks Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Pasadena, Texas. The efforts to clean up the Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The Latest: Official: Probe of fire at facility to take timeA U.S. Coast Guard official says it could be several more days before a section of the Houston Ship Channel closed amid cleanup efforts after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility is reopened
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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