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Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday

Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On TuesdayLegal marijuana sales are set to begin in Washington state as early as Tuesday after authorities began issuing retail licenses to stores.

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup Semifinal

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup SemifinalThe United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger.

More Than 50 People Were Shot In Chicago Over The Holiday Weekend

More Than 50 People Were Shot In Chicago Over The Holiday WeekendAt least 50 people were shot in Chicago, 12 of them fatally, in a wave of violence over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Powerful Typhoon Whips Japan’s Okinawa Islands

Powerful Typhoon Whips Japan’s Okinawa IslandsBringing winds that gust higher than 100 mph, Typhoon Neoguri is bearing down on the Okinawa island chain in southern Japan.

American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police

American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By PoliceThe U.S. has confirmed that Tariq Khdeir, an American teenager, has been arrested by Israeli authorities and the State Department has expressed concern that he has been "severely beaten."

California Highway Patrol Probing Videotaped Beating Of Woman

California Highway Patrol Probing Videotaped Beating Of WomanThe California Highway Patrol says it is investigating a video that shows an officer repeatedly punching a woman after trying to stop her from walking into traffic.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’A Washington Post analysis revealed that nine out of 10 communications intercepted by the NSA were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners.

Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Boko Haram; Hundreds Still Held

Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Boko Haram; Hundreds Still HeldMore than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have reportedly escaped to freedom, after their captors left for a raid.

Authors Take Opposite Sides On Hachette, Amazon Spat

Authors Take Opposite Sides On Hachette, Amazon SpatThis week two different sets of authors sent open letters to their "readers" urging them to take one side or the other in the ongoing controversy.

Pentagon Grounds All F-35s Amid Fire Investigation

Pentagon Grounds All F-35s Amid Fire InvestigationThe Pentagon has grounded all of its F-35s while it investigates the cause of a fire last month involving one of the jets.