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Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

April 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In celebration of “4/20 Eve,” guests sniff and observe cannabis strains from across Washington at the third annual DOPE Cup Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Magical Butter Studios in Seattle, Wash. The winning strains will be featured on the May cover of DOPE Magazine. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead) DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of [&hellip...

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Prizefighter Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

April 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 8, 2001 file photo, former middleweight boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, left, is escorted by an unidentified security guard into the venue where Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde will box each other in Verona, NY. Carter,...

On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

April 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Runners and guests receive containers for their Boston Marathon pre-race dinner at Boston City Hall, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Boston. With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an...

APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

April 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This June 21, 2013 file photo shows a steamroller and a backhoe used to crush seized elephant tusks during a destruction ceremony at the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Quezon city,...

Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Massachusetts State Police stand along Interstate 190 where police said a child’s body was found Friday, April 18, 2014, near Sterling, Mass. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., said the body has not been positively identified as...

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A worker inspects damage to a house at the top of a slow-motion landslide in Jackson, Wyo., on Saturday, April 19, 2014. No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when...

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 photo shows unsold 2006 Ion coupes outside a Saturn dealership in the south Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch, Colo. According to government documents released Saturday, April 19, 2014, General Motors waited years to recall nearly...

Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this September 1940 photo provided by Dick Felumlee, Kenneth and Helen Felumlee of Nashport in central Ohio are shown sitting on a log north of Zanesville about four years before their marriage. The Felumlees, who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary...

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 25, 2014 file photo shows a worker adjusting hoses during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. gas well, near Mead, Colo. The energy boom is scrambling national politics. Democrats are split between environmentalists and...

Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt ‘tough’

April 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 19, 2013 file photo, the streets and sidewalks around Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston are almost deserted at dinnertime as a call for “shelter-in-place” for Boston and some area communities remains in force....