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Between the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, last week's forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and a federal lawsuit led by a 12-year-old girl with epilepsy, the cannabis prohibition drama is set to unfold on multiple fronts.<br>Dreamstime/TNS

New momentum is seen in veterans' fight for medical marijuana

Military veterans lobbying for an end to federal classification of marijuana as a lethal substance with no redeeming medicinal value may be closer to that goal than ever before, given the midterm election results.


New assessment: ‘Little clear progress’ in Afghanistan war

The report offered little support for the Trump administration’s assertions that its revised war strategy, announced in August 2017, is bringing the Afghan government and the Taliban insurgency closer to peace and reconciliation.


Hundreds search rubble in California for human remains

Hundreds of crews and volunteers were searching the ash and rubble where homes stood before flames engulfed the Sierra foothills town of Paradise, Calif., and surrounding communities, killing at least 77 people in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.

Wounded vet, nonprofit and puppies help actors create authentic characters for new NBC show

Puppies crawled over legs and laps, under chairs and knees, stretching to lick the faces of some of the cast and crew of the new NBC show “The Village” as they sat on the floor.


Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol

U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder and other opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin have complained that Russia has tried to use Interpol against them. If a Russian is elected as its new president, it could encourage Moscow to intensify attempts to hunt down its critics abroad.



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New momentum is seen in veterans' fight for medical marijuana

Military veterans lobbying for an end to federal classification of marijuana as a lethal substance with no redeeming medicinal value may be closer to that goal than ever before, given the midterm election results.



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18 tons of cocaine valued at half a billion dollars arrive at Florida port

More than 18 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $500 million have arrived at Port Everglades. The haul, that was offloaded Thursday afternoon, is the result of eight U.S. Coast Guard cutters intercepting 15 different smuggling vessels and more than 50 smugglers in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central America and South America during the past month.


Former Georgia grocery store transformed into Air Force lab

The Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center employs 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, as a key to keeping an aging fleet of planes flying.


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18 tons of cocaine valued at half a billion dollars arrive at Florida port

More than 18 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $500 million have arrived at Port Everglades. The haul, that was offloaded Thursday afternoon, is the result of eight U.S. Coast Guard cutters intercepting 15 different smuggling vessels and more than 50 smugglers in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central America and South America during the past month.


Former Georgia grocery store transformed into Air Force lab

The Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center employs 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, as a key to keeping an aging fleet of planes flying.



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