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Tennessee Needs Medical Marijuana Because Drug Prescriptions 'Are Killing Us,' Lawmaker Says
The bill's sponsor says his colleagues 'are scared' of the bill.
The Next Legal Marijuana State? Illinois Considers Recreational Marijuana Bill
Two Chicago Reps introduced legislation that would allow adults to possess 28 grams of marijuana legally.
If Trump Were a 'Gentleman' He'd Apologize to Obama For Wiretapping Claim, Joe Biden Says
The former vice president is just one of many government leaders who believe Trump owes Obama an apology.
Need a Job? Starbucks to Hire 240,000 New Employees By 2021
The new jobs will be spread out across the globe.
Legal Pot Hasn't Resulted in More Teens Smoking Marijuana
There hasn't been much of an increase of teen marijuana use in the state of Washington in nearly five years.
Want to be Healthy? Don't Live in These States
Two cities on the west coast were home to the least overweight people.
Barack Obama is Still Very Popular, But his Birthday Won't Become a Holiday in Illinois
The bill that would have established Obama's birthday as a state holiday failed to pass by six votes.
Most Expensive Place to Live: Singapore and Hong Kong Top Priciest Cities List
New York City was the only U.S. city to rank in the top 10.
Retirement Cost: Americans Want $1 Million Before They Stop Working
Two out of every five working Americans felt they needed at least a million dollars saved to retire, according to the survey.
Climate Change Effect: Global Warming Could Increase Diabetes
More than 29 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Climate change may increase the risk.
Is Donald Trump Still Rich? President's Net Worth Tanks Following Election
The president is the 544th billionaire on Forbes' list.
Driving While High? California Police Test for Drug Use with New Mouth-Swab Test
The Dräger DrugTest 5000 machines can detect marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and opioid use.
Robots of the Future: First Robot Cop to Join Dubai Police Force in May
The department wants 25 percent of the police force to be made up of robots by 2030.
Brazil Meat Scandal: Food Giants Suspected of Selling Rotten Meat Could Be Banned from Euopean Union Market
Producers were accused of bribing Brazilian government inspectors to approve the sale and export of spoiled and rotten products.
Dozens Arrested After Cockfighting Investigation in Detroit
Dozens of people were arrested—and more than 100 birds discovered—at the cockfighting ring.
Are Maps Accurate? Boston School Maps Depict Africa Bigger than North America
School officials wanted to "decolonize the curriculum" and give children a more accurate depiction of continent sizes.
Infamous Yakuza Is Disappearing Across Japan
The number of gang members has fallen below 40,000, according to reports.
Drugs Around the World: Opioid that Killed Prince is Now on the United Nations List of Controlled Substances
The opioid that killed Prince is 50 times more powerful than heroin.
Would Bernie Sanders Have Won? Poll Shows Senator More Popular Than Trump
Sanders and V.P. Mike Pence are more popular than that president, and more than 50 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance so far.
Which States Will Legalize Marijuana Next? Pennsylvania Marijuana Industry Could Replace Vanishing Steel Jobs
The state's Auditor General said recreational marijuana could improve Pennsylvania's budget deficit.
Cruise Line Will Offer Dives to Titanic's Disintegrating Grave Site in 2018
Titanic wreckage is protected under UNESCO law.
Federal Drug Arrests Are Going Down as Marijuana Becomes Legal Across the U.S.
Marijuana-related federal crimes started to drop following Colorado and Washington legalizing adult use of marijuana in 2012.
Terror Group in Germany Targets Refugees as Neo-Nazis Imprisoned for Plotting to Use Fire and Nail Bombs
The group, known as Old school Society, planned to bomb a refugee home in May 2015.
Michelle Obama's Healthy Lunch Program May Get Dumped by Trump Administration
Groups are lobbying for student lunches to include more whole grains and foods that are naturally higher in sodium that would have been prohibited by Obama's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Jeff Sessions on Marijuana: Drug is 'Only Slightly Less Awful' than Heroin
Rejecting the use of marijuana to fight the U.S. opioid epidemic, Sessions suggested stronger criminal enforcement, treatment options and prevention methods.