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A rocky start for pot stores in Washington state

SEATTLE -- More than two months after the first state-licensed marijuana stores opened in Washington state, only one is selling pot in Seattle, and it might be weeks before another opens.

Meanwhile, in Bellingham -- a city of about 82,000 people ...

Uighur knives get a bad rap in China

YENGISAR, China -- Here on the fertile edge of the Taklimakan Desert, people have long believed that placing a knife on their bedside keeps away bad dreams. On a baby's seventh day of life, it's tradition for parents to briefly slip a blade under ...