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Canada is about to become the 2nd country in the world to legalize marijuana. Here's how it will work

Canada is about to become the second and largest country to legalize marijuana sales. Here's a look at how the industry will look, as well … Read more

Why is it so hard to get an accurate vote count?

Why are the vote totals for many political offices so hard to nail down? Shouldn’t it be easy to count ballots, the way they do in Britain, for example? Read more

'Pocahontas' pushback: What's known about Elizabeth Warren and her Native American heritage

That "Pocahontas" taunt must have rankled. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's release Monday of a DNA analysis that she does indeed have Native Americ… Read more



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Group sues Tennessee county over invalid voter registrations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A group representing black voters is suing the election commission in Tennessee's largest county, which includes Memphis, after thousands of registrations were deemed invalid by the commission. Read more

Lawsuit seeks W.Va. AG Morrisey's pharma industry records

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeks to force Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey of West Virginia to release public records related to his communications with the pharmaceutical industry. Read more

Keith Ellison's ex-wife: Nothing in divorce file on abuse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison's ex-wife said Tuesday that divorce records set to be released this week contain sensitive information about her mental health and no indication of physical abuse, but an appeals court denied their bid to keep them private. Read more

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Keith Ellison's ex-wife: Nothing in divorce file on abuse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison's ex-wife said Tuesday that divorce records set to be released this week contain sensitive information about her mental health and no indication of physical abuse, but an appeals court denied their bid to keep them private. Read more

Rauner, Pritzker release partial 2017 tax returns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker each reported income of roughly $55 million last year. Read more

US announces 15 indictments against Mexican drug cartel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced 15 indictments against members of one of Mexico's largest drug cartels on Tuesday. Read more