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After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.    ...

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

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Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
05:17, 06/01/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters b...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations betwe...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
10:51, 06/01/2019

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
16:34, 06/14/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
13:51, 06/04/2019

Colorado’s recreational pot sales rake in $1 billion in revenue Colorado has surpassed experts projects of taxes on the state’s recreational marijuana sales, earning $1 billion in revenue in roughly five years. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
19:51, 05/14/2019

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find out the details....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
03:34, 06/06/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
05:17, 06/04/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should know before you leave your state for a new locale....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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12:17, 05/03/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the terms for couples from the same sex to get married....
13:00, 05/17/2019

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s...
02:17, 06/18/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. However, deep divisions in public opinion may stall the process....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Counci...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. GettyImages The weapons used in martial arts a...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Sex-trade survivor: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New York City strip clubs to Nevada’s legal brothels is now at the forefront of the national battle agai...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth control legal. The Texas Republican was responding to a tweet from the Democratic darling that read: R...
04:51, 06/13/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you c...
23:51, 06/17/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal j...
21:17, 06/10/2019

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
05:17, 06/18/2019

Cuomo not confident New York will legalize weed this year Gov. Cuomo said he isn’t confident New York will legalize the recreational use of marijuana this year because state lawmakers are getting cold feet. “When the Legislature starts to say, ‘We need the governor to get us votes,’ that’s legislative code ...
11:51, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Oakland 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Oakland voting to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Oakland has become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after speakers testified that psychedelics had helped them overc...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jers...
00:51, 06/05/2019

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Carl Court/ Getty Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets of the nation's capital city, Taipei, to celebrate the new law. The bill, which will go into effect...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, north...
10:17, 05/27/2019

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wednesday....
02:51, 05/16/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festiv...
12:51, 05/05/2019

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond. “We found robust support for these positive effects within two hours...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the ...
09:17, 06/01/2019

4 things we misunderstand about marijuana when we think of it like alcohol Since legalization, cannabis has become more available to people whose habits and assumptions have been formed by alcohol consumption — but that has its pitfalls, says one expert....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.        ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Colorado has made over $1 billion from legal marijuana DENVER — Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in tax revenue from marijuana sales since recreational use of the drug was legalized in 2014. The Colorado Department of Revenue says sales since legalization have topped $6.5 billion, generating $1.02 billi...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
20:34, 06/18/2019

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican par...
01:17, 06/04/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support ...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a ...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
12:00, 06/17/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
19:00, 05/28/2019

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US states have legalized recreational marijuana use, and 33 have legalized medicinal use. Read on for eig...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:34, 05/30/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admissions for chronic pain decreased by 5 percent after the state legalized marijuana...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor and Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman — allows people to freely possess 100 grams (3.53 ounces) with ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how h...
06:51, 06/09/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Weak marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue through...
04:34, 05/10/2019

Nets D’Angelo Russell issued summons for marijuana NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets All-Star D’Angelo Russell was detained at LaGuardia Airport after a small amount of marijuana was found in his luggage by TSA personnel. A spokeswoman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Russell ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Reports: Nets' Russell cited for marijuana possession Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession at a New York airport on Wednesday night, according to multiple reports Thursday....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Chris Long is not happy with how anyone reacted to marijuana revelation In retirement, Chris Long can speak freely about smoking marijuana. The former Super Bowl champion will feel even better when he sees the drug’s long-attached stigma go up in smoke. Long, who announced his retirement last week, said shortly aft...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Marijuana for depression and insomnia? Ohio could become the first state to allow medical use Ohio could make another 3 million residents eligible for medical marijuana cards if the state OKs five more conditions, including depression.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fro...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets. Russell got cited by police for marijuana possession Wednesday night, trying to fly from La Guardia ...
12:51, 05/04/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tu...
05:34, 06/19/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
23:51, 05/29/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Michael Massey pulled the Fighting Illini into a 1-1 ti...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
19:34, 05/31/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marij...
08:00, 05/29/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Bus...
02:34, 06/08/2019

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a traffic stop that led to the arrest of three people. After PCSD apprehended three people during a tr...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Nets star D’Angelo Russell busted with marijuana at airport Nets guard D’Angelo Russell was busted Wednesday night trying to sneak marijuana through LaGuardia Airport hidden in a secret compartment inside an iced-tea bottle, officials said. Russell, 23, was headed to his hometown of Louisville, Ky., when airp...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places serving alcohol, or on the resort-lined Las Vegas Strip. The City Council on Wednesday approved allowin...
14:00, 05/02/2019

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management The league and union are working together via two new medical committees, which will include looking at monitoring teams' use of prescription medication....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk C...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Mom accused of trying to drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because she thought they were covered in bugs, police sources told the Post. Keyshana Mims, 35, allegedly attem...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
21:17, 06/13/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THC infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a search warrant at his residence Thursday. According to OVPD, officers served a warrant at the home ...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
23:34, 06/10/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, ...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue th...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
01:51, 06/15/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in Febru...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations Illinois' child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents even when they have strong evidence of abuse that it has sometimes left those children in grave danger, a study released Wednesday found....
15:00, 05/15/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the explosion happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at AB Specialty Silicones plant in the community 50 miles nor...
15:34, 05/04/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people from Memphis, Tennessee, heading to a funeral in Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday that the driver of an SUV and its four passengers died Thursday afterno...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Specialty Silicones, located at an industrial park in Waukegan, also left an unknown number of employee...
16:51, 05/04/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathle...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
04:34, 06/13/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962. Bob Dwyer, an Army veteran a...
18:51, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962....
22:51, 05/04/2019

Defence In China Student's Beheading In Illinois Says He Did It An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first......
04:34, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not bei...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
02:00, 06/08/2019

NFL owners want more games or playoff teams in new labor deal, could concede on marijuana As the league and players' union begin discussions, owners seem willing to concede on marijuana policy and Roger Goodell's disciplinary authority, while pushing for an 18-game season or expanded playoff field....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbor's garage....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Rogen, but Willie’s got you beat by about a half-century.) Appearing on Tuesday’s Tonight Show to promot...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
04:00, 05/11/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
18:17, 05/04/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says crews have suspe...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after NCAA waiver ruling       ...
00:34, 06/08/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy’s father to lead investigators to the child’s body. JoAnn Cunningham and An...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxford Regional. Jacksonville State (38-22) was scorel...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_asyn...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill other workers and "blow police up."...
18:34, 04/29/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune reports that Arlington Heights police responded to a 911 call reporting an overturned paddle boat in ...
17:51, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third employee killed in the explosion and fire at an Illi...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:17, 05/01/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the official death toll is expected to rise to four as a...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the ...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body of one person and said two others who are missing are feared dead after an overnight explosion and ...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. Monday is the fourth day of testimony as prosecuto...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the service will be Friday morning at the site north of C...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Official: Evacuation underway before deadly Illinois blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Fire officials say an evacuation was underway moments before a deadly explosion at a northern Illinois manufacturing plant. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steve Lenzi told the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald on Monday that managers at t...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
06:34, 05/26/2019

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
05:51, 05/30/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
00:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tourn...
01:34, 06/02/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
04:34, 05/28/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:51, 06/04/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
19:17, 06/12/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted police as saying that Jaylon McKenzie, an East St. ...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
22:51, 05/05/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination game of the NCAA tournament. Hours after knocking o...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials said Wednesday they received 295 applications to g...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last ...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYOOZ’) resigned from The State Journal-Register on Friday. Longtime health writer and union stew...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
03:34, 05/19/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisvil...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois football star Bobby Roundtree has spinal surgery CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree has severely injured his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home. The university says on its website Monday that Roundtree had surgery at Mease Countryside Hospital ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
21:51, 05/10/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Buster-Ass Authorities Continue To Give A Shit About Marijuana Possession, Bust D'Angelo Russell Nets All-Star point guard D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession Thursday when security types at LaGuardia Airport in New York discovered a stash Russell had hidden in a secret compartment of a container disguised as an Arizona Iced Tea ...
04:17, 05/03/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
02:34, 05/05/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
07:51, 05/18/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed t...
08:17, 05/06/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
02:51, 06/03/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rati...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
00:17, 06/02/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received college football scholarship offers....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
19:51, 05/31/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video found on the mother’s cellphone showing the child beaten and bruised, court records revealed Wednesd...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
14:51, 05/02/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
22:34, 05/04/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
16:17, 06/03/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in protective custody, records showed....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
03:34, 05/19/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
02:34, 06/07/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
22:51, 05/04/2019

CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois near where an anhydrous ammonia leak sickened dozens last month. The Lake County Health Department says...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school revolutionized architecture 100 years ago....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
14:34, 06/19/2019

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein If you think of Schleswig-Holstein, you have to think of Sylt, Germany's northernmost holiday island. If you're a beach-lover, the state actually offers two seas: the North Sea and the Baltic....
15:17, 05/06/2019

Ex-communist states want more decentralised EU: Polish PM The mostly ex-communist countries that have joined the European Union in the past 15 years want Brussels to return more powers to national capitals, Poland's prime minister said on Wednesday after hosting a summit of the 13 newcomers....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states. Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday that he’s headed home from Hawaii after cutting grass in Oahu. He got to his last state with help...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Retirees are fleeing these 3 states in droves Many New Jersey residents have had it with taxes and snow. A third of people who left in 2018 cited retirement as a big reason, according to a survey....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
19:17, 05/16/2019

States with the most UFO sightings: Vermont leads the way UFOs, or unidentified flying objects, have stirred our imagination for generations. Where does your state rank in terms of sightings?       ...
13:17, 06/19/2019

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16:00, 05/08/2019

51 Constituencies Over 7 States To Go To Polls Today A total of 51 seats spread across seven states are scheduled to vote in the fifth phase today, with Rae Bareli and Amethi seats in Uttar Pradesh among the most watched contests....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
17:17, 05/31/2019

'I'm too high. Something's wrong.' Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marijuana.        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange says he does not want to be extradited to the United States Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Huawei Watch GT and GT Classic are on sale in the states Huawei already has a couple of devices it sells that use its own operating system instead of Android. And they are both available in the U.S., on sale as a matter of fact. We are talking about the Huawei Watch GT and Huawei Watch GT Classic. Spotted ...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Democratic-Run States Are Experimenting With Healthcare, and It's Not Looking Good Slick California governor and ex-husband to the current girlfriend of the dumbest of the president’s sons Gavin Newsom is hitting the road to sell his healthcare plan, according to the LA Times. This will be a tough sell, because the plan is very bad...
20:00, 05/15/2019

The best and worst states for working dads, according to WalletHub WalletHub has ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia: the best and worst for working dads. Massachusetts is number 1, Louisiana is last.       ...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays - from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Trump says he will allow U.S. states to buy cheaper medicines from abroad The Trump administration is working to allow U.S. states to buy prescription drugs from other countries if the medications cost less, President Donald Trump said on Thursday....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air quality issues. More than two dozen fires are burning in Alberta and 10,000 people have been forced from ...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Walmart has more than 120 fast EV charging stations in 34 states Walmart has come a long way since it unveiled plans to add Electrify America chargers to its stores. The big-box retailer now has over 120 of the VW-backed fast EV charging stations across its stores, giving drivers in 34 states a way to top up while...
00:00, 06/07/2019

It’s Almost ‘529 Day,’ and States Say Don’t Forget This College Savings Gift The number of 529 accounts has grown in the past few years. But most people still haven’t heard of the plans or know about their tax benefits, research shows....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Liberal Millionaires Will Spend Big in States in 2020 2020 will be a crucial election year not just for the roughly 55 percent of this country that wants Trump out, but for the possibility of any kind of progressive or left victories in the future, mainly because of one key thing: Redistricting....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put...
22:34, 05/31/2019

Colorado's $100 insulin price cap law considered by other states A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings The shooting at a suburban Denver high school on Tuesday was the 1,369th incident in the United States since 1970, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database maintained by the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Democratic-led states divided over approach on abortion PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Republican-led legislatures have had a highly successful year, passing measurers that would ban or significantly limit abortions beginning early in a woman’s pregnancy. So what about the states cont...
17:34, 05/27/2019

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
12:17, 05/09/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nation's largest measles outbreak in 25 years....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Fitbit Ace 2 finally goes on sale in the United States for $70 Unveiled two months ago alongside three other wearable devices – Inspire, Inspire HR and Versa Lite, the Ace 2 is finally available for purchase in the United States. Aimed at kids, the sequel to the Fitbit Ace can be had for just $70, a good price c...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Massachusetts to Alaska: the best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
12:51, 06/02/2019

Which Box Do You Check? Some States Are Offering a Nonbinary Option As nonbinary teenagers push for driver’s licenses that reflect their identity, a fraught debate over the nature of gender has arrived in the nation’s statehouses....
13:34, 05/29/2019

Trump’s EPA shifts more environmental enforcement to states BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) — A small town in Oklahoma is warning communities about the Trump administration’s environmental policies. Residents of Bokoshe (bo-KOSH-eee) have been worried for years about coal-ash contamination from a power plant that b...
06:34, 05/20/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. According to a new study by Digital Third Coast, skin cancer rates are highe...
06:51, 05/08/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut's attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children from vaccinations for religious reasons....
06:17, 05/07/2019

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
08:51, 05/29/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They....
21:00, 06/11/2019

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
10:34, 05/20/2019

APNewsBreak: Nearly all states use drones for range of work SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A survey obtained by The Associated Press shows that public transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every state. The report being released Monday from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Offic...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there....
17:51, 06/12/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger to Be Challenged by 10 States A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the......
15:51, 06/03/2019

These states have the biggest home price increases Home prices are on the rise in several states, while others are experiencing little to no change. The folks at RefiGuide.org compiled data from Zillow on the states that have seen the biggest home price increases as well as the states with the least ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

OK to smoke, not to grow? States wrestle with homegrown pot SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana have hit a potential snag that other states have wrestled with: whether to allow people to grow a few pot plants for personal use. The 10 states that have legalize...
00:34, 05/30/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous f...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Mexican president’s party unseats conservatives in 2 states President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
08:00, 06/06/2019

After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States INDIANPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — After several quiet years, the United States was threatening to break a major record for tornado activity this week as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stal...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Correction: United States-Iran-Mideast story International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Flour recalled after 17 people in 8 states sickened with E. coli, CDC says A grocery store chain has issued a recall for bags of flour over concerns about E. coli contamination after at least 17 people have been sickened in eight states....
23:51, 05/26/2019

Jared Kushner says Mideast peace plan won’t say ‘two states’ Jared Kushner said the White House has developed a “detailed” blueprint for a Mideast peace plan that will avoid longstanding mentions of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law vowed Thursday to ta...
21:51, 05/03/2019

| India election: Over 87 million across seven states vote in fifth round Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India's marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi hope to retain their seats...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Retirees are fleeing these three states — and choosing these locations instead Retirees are getting away from these three states and choosing the Sun Belt to help stretch out their savings and Social Security checks.        ...
18:00, 05/31/2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal gambling INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has rescinded its policy prohibiting championship events from being held in states that have legalized sports gambling. The expected move was announced Friday. After last year’s Supreme Court decision that opened th...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in early primary states, according to the latest survey on the rac...
20:17, 05/29/2019

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. resolutions....
20:51, 05/25/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Meet the Fixers Pitting States Against Each Other to Win Tax Breaks for New Factories A cadre of powerful consultants known as the ‘Guild’ is helping companies decide where to build their latest projects. Hunting trips, ski slopes and NFL locker rooms are part of the gig....
18:51, 05/18/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
10:00, 05/15/2019

E. coli outbreak spreads across 10 states, infects 156 people A total of 156 people across 10 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli implicated in the latest outbreak, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported....
19:51, 04/28/2019

How US states use drones to inspect bridges, help predict avalanches SALT LAKE CITY — In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. Public transport...
19:51, 05/20/2019

With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite directions....
20:51, 06/11/2019

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent. At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fingernails begins jotting down some of the hallmarks...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Ex-New Yorkers visited 30 countries, 40 states before choosing new home Which big city could possibly live up to the Big Apple? For travel writers and former NYC residents Ashlea Halpern and Andrew Parks, it was not a place they thought they’d land. “Andrew and I both work in media, so we used to feel like we had to be i...
23:17, 05/14/2019

After at least 19 tornadoes, five states bracing for more angry weather Tuesday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Don't kiss your pet hedgehog, CDC warns as Salmonella hits 17 states (Reuters Health) - U.S. health officials warned pet-owners against kissing and snuggling their hedgehogs as a Salmonella outbreak linked to contact with the animals spread to 17 states....
21:17, 06/12/2019

New York City Will Pay Abortion Costs for Those Traveling From Other States New York City has set aside $250,000 to cover abortion expenses for uninsured people with a third of the money specifically earmarked for those traveling from outside the city seeking access to safe and legal abortion. The fund makes New York the fir...
21:34, 06/16/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club of wealthy nations said on Thursday....
18:00, 05/16/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure....
03:17, 05/16/2019

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details about the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Huawei to seek remedies after being blacklisted by United States Huawei said on Thursday that it would seek ways to resolve the issue after the U.S. Commerce department blacklisted the Chinese telecoms equipment maker the previous day....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest abortion banAnti-abortion legislation that copies a controversial bill recently passed into law in G...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Democrats said a GOP tax law provision would devastate blue states. That’s not happening. Nonpartisan analysts at Moody’s earlier this month found “migration from high-tax states is lower than a decade ago,” noting there’s little evidence the changes in federal tax law have driven residents to leave states such as New York and California....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Day after 19 tornadoes rip through Central U.S., 5 states face flooding, more twisters A tornado tore through a neighborhood near Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday as a powerful storm triggered flash flooding and washed out roads across parts of Oklahoma.        ...
17:17, 05/21/2019

On Cinco de Mayo, find Mexico in the United States There is plenty of Mexican culture to explore in the parts of the United States that once belonged to Mexico. Visit during Cinco de Mayo or any time of year....
18:17, 05/02/2019

States Prepare to Launch Investigations Into Tech Giants State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
20:34, 06/07/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
03:51, 05/09/2019

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
22:00, 06/12/2019

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
04:17, 05/25/2019

Steven Matz States His Case in Win for Mets Against Rockies Matz, hampered by injuries while Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler stood tall, struck out 10 and threw 120 pitches. Pete Alonso had his 21st home run....
16:00, 06/09/2019

John Oliver tries to rally just one of the 13 states needed to ratify the ERA “It’s been an especially rough few years for women in America,” began John Oliver in his main story on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “Yeah, no shit, Zazu” responded fed up American women everywhere. And fair enough. But Oliver’s got a very obvious poin...
14:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. states accuse drugmakers of price-fixing in new lawsuit WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices – sometimes by more than 1,000% – and stifle competition...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
16:51, 06/11/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. The la...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
09:00, 05/24/2019

GOP pollster says Trump ahead of Biden in 4 out of 6 battleground states A new poll shows President Trump and Vice President Joe Biden are close in key battleground states, with Trump leading in four out of six crucial states according to Republican pollster Chris Wilson....
17:17, 05/14/2019

More states push for tossing religious exemptions for vaccinations Connecticut and Alabama are the latest of more than a dozen states to consider tightening their vaccine rules for kids, in response to the worst measles outbreak in more than 25 years....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Jobless in Massachusetts? You're in luck: The best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
12:51, 06/02/2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
23:17, 06/14/2019

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
22:17, 06/14/2019

New report ranks Arizona in bottom five states in conditions for kids ARIZONA- Nearly three in ten children in Arizona live in homes where no parent has a stable, full-time job, according to the latest KIDS COUNT report. The report finds that Arizona ranks in the bottom five states in condition for kids. KIDS COUNT Dat...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
05:51, 06/19/2019

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down. More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Key States Updates: Clashes In Bengal, Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised Phase four of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today. 72 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 9 states. Here are the live updates from six key states, of the nine voting today....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
11:34, 06/03/2019

RNC's internal polling shows Trump winning key battleground states President Trump is winning in key battleground states and voters overall support re-electing him, an internal memo from the Republican National Committee (RNC) claims....
21:17, 06/18/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden boldly predicts he’ll win southern states in 2020 election “First of all, I plan on campaigning in the south. I plan, if I’m the nominee, winning Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, believe it or not,” Biden said Monday....
03:51, 06/18/2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister Arab states support a transition in Sudan that balances the ambitions of the people with institutional stability, a senior United Arab Emirates minister said on Wednesday....
09:51, 05/01/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 22: United States The holders have a swashbuckling attack-first style and, though defence may be a concern, they’re still among the favouritesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media o...
15:34, 06/06/2019

Derby County's Holmes in 23-man United States Gold Cup squad Derby County midfielder Duane Holmes has been named in the United States' 23-man squad for this month's Gold Cup, a day after making his international debut....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
09:17, 06/08/2019

Julian Assange vows to fight extradition to United States WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court he will not "surrender." Currently jailed for skipping bail, he is wanted in the US on conspiracy charges related to a massive security breach at the Pentagon....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy....
20:17, 06/09/2019

Governors Of Five States Meet Home Minister Amit Shah Governors of five states including West Bengal Monday met Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed various issues concerning their respective states, an official said....
19:17, 06/10/2019

In an era of big corporate deals, CNBC's Top States for Business reveals who has an edge CNBC will release its America's Top States for Business 2019 survey in July. This year's competitive landscape is especially tricky, thanks to issues like a trade war, labor shortages and aging infrastructure....
09:51, 06/11/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
20:34, 06/11/2019

States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in big tech Attorneys general in several states have already opened or are preparing to launch their own investigations into Facebook, Apple and Google over concerns about privacy and anti-competitive practices....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a SALT credit in return for making such a contribution would constitute a quid pro quo....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Harsh Vardhan Urges Four States To Join Ayushman Bharat Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and West Bengal, urging them to join the Centre's flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat -......
19:17, 06/05/2019

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Fou...
02:00, 06/13/2019

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16:00, 06/03/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls The fate of several important leaders including Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia will be decided in the......
22:34, 05/11/2019

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China's treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement published on Friday....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
14:34, 06/06/2019

A quarter of people who meditate experience negative mental states More than a quarter of people who regularly meditate say they have experienced negative mental states, including anxiety, fear and disturbed emotions...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Heatwave Grips Several States, Delhi Temperature To Touch 43 Degrees Blistering heat wave swept across Telangana, Odisha and Haryana on Monday as temperatures soared over 44 degrees at many places in these states, with Ramagundam recording the season's highest......
20:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. states sue Teva, 19 other drug companies in price-fixing complaint Forty-four U.S. states have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices and stifle competition for more than 100 generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Saturday....
06:00, 05/12/2019

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/28/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what...
01:51, 05/29/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
02:17, 05/29/2019

Trump tweets threat at Iran: 'Never threaten the United States again!' President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would "be the official end of Iran."...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Dozens of States Sue 20 Drug Companies for Price Fixing and Obstruction Forty-four states, led by the Connecticut attorney general’s office, have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against 20 generic pharmaceutical manufacturers accusing the companies of conspiring to keep generic drug prices artificially high....
03:17, 05/12/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
21:34, 05/22/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Google Duo group video calling goes live in the United States Google Duo, the video chat mobile app developed by the Mountain View company, received a couple of important updates in the last year or so. Among them, group video calling was added to the app less than a month ago, but it was only made available in...
00:51, 05/09/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on Tehran, a tact that reflects their limited appetite for another conflict in the war-racked region....
22:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
04:34, 05/12/2019

As States Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws, Questions Surface ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Governors in Kentucky , Mississippi , Ohio and Georgia have...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Updates From 4 Key States - Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begins at 7 am today....
03:51, 05/12/2019

Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Flour sold at ALDI recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-lb. bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli....
11:17, 05/25/2019

Indiana Joins List Of States Legalizing Sports Betting INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is the latest state to legalize sports gambling. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation Wednesday allowing sports betting and allowing the construction of two new casinos in the state. Indiana, Montana and Tenness...
02:34, 05/09/2019

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.Read more......
23:34, 05/21/2019

Adecco struggles to find professional staff in the United States Adecco Group Chief Executive Alain Dehaze expects ongoing problems in the automotive sector to dampen demand for temporary workers in Germany while the staffing company is struggling to find enough qualified staff in the United States....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Tornado threat eases but will resume next week across U.S. Plains states The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
10:17, 05/29/2019

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets....
02:34, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest Iraq’s President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab states...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Report shows tax incentives hurt states' fiscal health Under criticism from newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other progressive politicians, e-commerce giant Amazon pulled out of its planned second headquarters in New York. But was Amazon a needed company that would provide benefit...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states....
16:34, 05/12/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
00:34, 05/05/2019

United States wins 3 finals to finish first at world relays YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The United States won three finals on Sunday to finish first overall at the world relays. Aleia Hobbs crossed the finish line in 43.27 seconds as the U.S. edged Jamaica by just two hundredths of a second to win the women’...
16:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing -lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!"...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to sto...
06:51, 05/30/2019

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids They hear about #MeToo cases in the news, and talk about them with friends. Now U.S. students increasingly discuss the meaning of consent in the classroom. Ten states and the District of Columbia are requiring schools to discuss what it means for a r...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Measles cases continue record climb, reaching 764 in 23 states The number of confirmed U.S. measles cases this year has climbed to 764, the highest total in 25 years, federal health officials announced Monday.        ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:34, 05/16/2019

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthritis, diabetes and other ailments....
07:17, 05/12/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Alarmed states work to avoid vast undercount in 2020 census LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many states are spending millions to make sure their residents fill out next year’s census form. One main reason is that activists and others fear that a question about citizenship that the Trump administration wants to add t...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls: 10 Points The fate of several prominent politicians, including Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, will be decided as 59 constituencies......
03:51, 05/12/2019

Trump slams drugmakers, vows to let U.S. states buy cheaper medicines abroad U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the pharmaceutical industry for high prices of prescription drugs on Thursday and vowed to allow U.S. states to buy medicines from other countries if they cost less....
03:51, 05/10/2019

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
17:17, 05/22/2019

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
00:34, 05/22/2019

States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for di...
20:17, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 5-Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
22:17, 06/11/2019

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wan...
00:34, 06/12/2019

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Britain tells Iran: Do not provoke the United States or Trump will retaliate Britain told Iran on Monday not to underestimate the resolve of the United States, warning that if American interests were attacked then the administration of President Donald Trump would retaliate....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Wisconsin Economic Development Group Paid for Jobs Added in Other States The Wisconsin group that negotiated $3 billion in tax incentives for Foxconn Technology Group has problematic oversight practices, a state audit has found, highlighting fresh concerns about the costly incentives states use to attract economic growth....
14:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater v...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Fiber-guided atoms preserve quantum states—clocks, sensors to come An atomic clock based on a fountain of atoms. (credit: National Science Foundation) One of light’s most redeeming features is that it can be guided in optical fibers with very little change to its properties. In terms of quantum information process...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Congress Crash In Heartland States It Won In December, Predict Exit Polls The Congress may be unable to build on its election victory in the three heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, exit polls predicted as the mammoth seven-phase Lok Sabha......
22:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:34, 05/16/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Live Updates From 4 Key States - Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The last round of voting today will bring an end to the mammoth seven-phase exercise that saw millions of Indians voting to choose who will represent them in the 17th Lok Sabha....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Russia Wanted to Start a Race War and Create the Confederate States of Wakanda Recently uncovered documents reveal that prominent Russian saboteurs seriously considered an elaborate plot to round up America’s top gang thugs, send them to Africa, arm them, take over the Southern United States and start a separate country where p...
21:00, 05/22/2019

E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef sickens nearly 180 people across 10 states, CDC says The E.coli outbreak linked to raw ground beef products has now sickened 177 people across 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate As the popular uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through secret channels to encourage his removal from power, acco...
09:00, 05/08/2019

E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month....
15:00, 05/14/2019

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
23:00, 05/28/2019

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
17:51, 06/18/2019

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized.        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism and racial bias felt by whites toward blacks, it’s more a matter of nurture than nature, with whites from the South, the U.S. region t...
07:51, 05/29/2019

China Ready To Hit Back At United States With Rare Earths: Reports China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions......
12:17, 05/29/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insi...
09:00, 06/11/2019

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
09:00, 06/03/2019

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation, has among other recommendations of......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
22:17, 05/30/2019

Trump's threat could lead to higher Apple iPhone prices in the states If you live in the U.S., be prepared to pay more for the Apple iPhone. A multi-part tweet disseminated today by President Donald Trump (via The New York Times) revealed that starting next Friday, $200 billion of Chinese goods imported into the U.S. w...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to operate further from its shores....
07:51, 05/28/2019

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was running out of patience....
11:34, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing -lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
06:00, 05/12/2019

Daimler will pull Smart mini-cars out of United States, Canada The tiny, two-person Smart cars once pitched as the next big thing in urban mobility will be discontinued in the United States and Canada at the end of the current model year, German automaker Daimler AG said on Monday....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
18:00, 06/15/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
06:34, 05/24/2019

4 left-leaning states up for grabs in 2020, Trump campaign manager says Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Sunday that he believes states that normally vote Democrat could be flipped, according to recent data....
08:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Entire United States squad hungry and ready, says coach Ellis "The United States\u0027 squad is more motivated than ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Sunday after making seven changes in the 3-0 win against Chile in the women\u0027s World Cup to give her fringe players an opportunity to get rid of any tournament n...
23:17, 06/16/2019

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
23:34, 06/06/2019

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
17:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
10:34, 05/25/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:34, 05/15/2019

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-b...
02:34, 05/26/2019

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, States Have a Solution: Stop Paying Local governments across the U.S. are testing how far they can reduce health benefits for their retirees as a way of coping with mounting liabilities and balancing budgets....
19:34, 05/01/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Feds expand beef recall as salmonella outbreak broadens to 246 cases in 26 states More than 5 million more pounds of raw beef products have been added to a national recall over concerns about possible salmonella contamination, and the number of people sickened has soared to 246 patients in 26 states, federal officials said Tuesday...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with medication.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new total of 279 people across 41 states....
22:00, 06/15/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
20:51, 06/13/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Drugmakers hiked prices 1,000% in massive price-fixing scheme, states allege Enlarge / A Teva facility in France. (credit: Getty | Fred Dufour) Twenty leading drug companies—including Teva Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Novartis, and Mylan—were in cahoots for years to fix and dramatically inflate the prices of more than 100 gene...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Rising anti-Semitic hatred is changing Jewish life across the United States Across the nation, anti-Semitic incidents are reaching historic levels. In 2018, there were 1,879 recorded attacks against the Jewish community.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

72 Seats In 9 States Vote Today, BJP's Hindi Heartland Test: 5-Point Guide The Hindi heartland, at the heart of the BJP's spectacular win in 2014, is voting in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections today. The BJP and its allies had won 56 of the 72 seats up for......
06:34, 04/29/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
10:51, 06/14/2019

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
19:17, 06/09/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Person, Place, and Politics: Recusing Ourselves from States of Turmoil Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
22:34, 05/28/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said....
16:17, 05/21/2019

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the region....
00:17, 05/07/2019