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Two Of Colorado’s Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law

Two Of Colorado’s Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana LawNebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit against Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that its law legalizing marijuana isn't constitutional.

A Tweet On Women’s Veils, Followed By Raging Debate In Saudi Arabia

A Tweet On Women’s Veils, Followed By Raging Debate In Saudi ArabiaA prominent ultra-conservative figure says face veils for women are not mandatory. Now everyone is weighing in on the hottest topic in the kingdom.

On Nebraska’s Farmland, Keystone XL Pipeline Debate Is Personal

On Nebraska’s Farmland, Keystone XL Pipeline Debate Is PersonalThe pipeline's fate looms large in Washington. But for people living in Keystone XL's proposed path, the project will alter livelihoods and legacies — for better or worse, depending on whom you ask.

150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek MassacreThe Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho are returning to the site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.

Geminid Meteor Showers Light Up Both Hemispheres

Geminid Meteor Showers Light Up Both HemispheresPieces of gravel and dust from a "rock comet" called 3200 Phaethon are still shooting across the sky, dazzling the Earthlings below.

Staffers Walk Out Of Congress In Protest Over Brown And Garner Cases

Staffers Walk Out Of Congress In Protest Over Brown And Garner CasesDozens of congressional staff walked out of the Capitol Thursday, gathering on the steps to make the hands-up gesture that has come to symbolize frustration with the deaths of two unarmed black men.

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew Survey

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew SurveyFor the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.

Report Says CIA Misled Congress, White House On Interrogation Program

Report Says CIA Misled Congress, White House On Interrogation ProgramThe report is the most comprehensive account of interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The report found the techniques provided no useful intelligence.

2014 A Year Of ‘Unspeakable Brutality’ For Children In Conflict Zones

2014 A Year Of ‘Unspeakable Brutality’ For Children In Conflict ZonesThe United Nations Children's Fund says that an estimated 230 million children around the world live in countries where there are armed conflicts.

DOJ To Issue New Federal Rules On Profiling

DOJ To Issue New Federal Rules On ProfilingThe Justice Department is preparing to release new guidelines for some federal agents that would prohibit them from using such factors as religion or sexual orientation to profile individuals, but the new policy would not apply at airports or border crossings.
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