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A majority of Americans now support marijuana legalization More than 40 years ago, a social science research group started asking Americans if they support the legalization of marijuana. For the first time, they do, according to new survey data first reported by The Washington Post.
MSN Money | 2 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Isis: Virginia teen arrested for allegedly helping man join militant group The FBI has arrested a 17-year-old Virginia teenager for his alleged role in helping a man get to Syria to join Isis, according to a report from the Washington Post.
The Independent | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Majority Support For Legalization Confirmed In Gold-Standard Survey The Washington Post reports today on the results of the “gold-standard” biennial General Social Survey. It finds that national support for cannabis legalization rose sharply in 2014 to a historic 52 percent, up from a low of 16 percent in 1990. The su
East Bay Express | 8 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Berkeley, California
David Ignatius reacts to Bibi's Capitol Hill address Washington Post columnist David Ignatius joins CBSN to discuss the reaction in Washington after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress over a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
CBS News | Mar 4, 2015 03:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 15 Washington students exposed to pepper spray At least 15 students were exposed to pepper spray at a Washington school on Tuesday and treated for minor injuries, city officials said. The incident occurred at about 1:40 p.m. after someone sprayed pepper spray into a classroom, the Washington Post repo
Yahoo! News | Mar 3, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Marin County Journalist Imprisoned In Iran Finally Allowed A Lawyer After 7 Months Detention After more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent and Marin County native Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire a defense lawyer, according to his family. | Mar 3, 2015 9:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Francisco, California
WorldViews: Sorry, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Iran is not the Islamic State So it finally happened. After weeks of acrimony and politicking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered his speech before Congress. You can follow The Washington Post's fullcoverage of the event here.Read full article >>
Washington Post | Mar 3, 2015 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New transportation secretary for Maryland named Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's choice for transportation secretary got the green light Monday from a Maryland Senate committee, which approved the appointment of Pete K. Rahn, The Washington Post reports. The significance: Rahn comes to power as Maryland law | Mar 3, 2015 12:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Georgia halts execution of state's only female death row inmate: newspaper ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia halted the planned Monday execution of the only woman on death row in the state due to problems with the drugs to be used in the injection, the Washington Post reported.
Reuters | Mar 3, 2015 05:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
National Press Club Statement on Update On Legal Representation For Jason Rezaian WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Recently the National Press Club received the following statement from the family of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post Tehran Bureau Chief currently being held in prison in Iran. STATEMENT FROM FA
PR Newswire | Mar 3, 2015 12:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend