Republican lawmakers have blocked a vote on a bill that would have allowed Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana as a pain treatment in states where the drug is legal.
The House Rules Committee stopped a...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A leader of California's marijuana industry warned Wednesday that the state's cannabis growers produce eight times the pot that is consumed in the state so some will face "painful" pressure to reduce ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Top Republican leaders said Wednesday they are close to a deal with the Trump administration on a broad set of tax goals that will guide overhaul efforts.
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, said he ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- What has life been like for Muslims in the U.S. since Donald Trump became president? A wide-ranging survey released Wednesday highlights growing worries within the community, but also points to a fundamental ...Read more
WASHINGTON--Democrats began the week vowing to talk about jobs and wages --issues they said voters care about most.
By Wednesday, they were back in the thick of the culture war.
A party that promises over and over again ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump surprised even the Pentagon on Wednesday morning by his unexpected announcement, via Twitter, of a ban on transgender service members.
The military has not had a chance to decide how ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- A participant in the 2014 armed standoff between federal agents and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy was sentenced to 68 years in prison Wednesday despite pleas from his lawyer for leniency related to his ...Read more
Citing her advanced age, legendary actress Olivia de Havilland has filed a motion in her "Feud" lawsuit for a preferential trial date this fall.
De Havilland's attorneys filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, ...Read more
Hidden Under the Corporate LadderJ.K. LaMay
Hidden Under the Corporate Ladder gives a brutally honest look inside a scandalous Fortune 100 company. The story takes place in Dallas, Texas, in the mid 1990s, as told firsthand by an employee hired to work for a corporation's branch location to figure out why its operation isn't productive...
SEATTLE -- Amazon.com says it will hold a giant, multisite job fair on Aug. 2 to help fill some of the 50,000 jobs open across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers.
The e-commerce giant, based in Seattle, says that on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump ratcheted up pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to fire the acting FBI director, who has been a periodic target of conservative attacks.
In two tweets Wednesday morning, Trump ...Read more
With Anthony Scaramucci replacing Sean Spicer as the new face of White House spin, who will "Saturday Night Live" bring on to play him? There's more anticipation than usual, coming on the heels of Melissa McCarthy's ...Read more
Director David Leitch's "Atomic Blonde" strives to be a mysterious Reagan-age spy drama that has a 21st century feel because it has been infused with the aggressively excessive violence so pronounced in the world of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. military would not allow transgender troops to serve, citing the "tremendous medical costs and disruption."
In a series of tweets, Trump tweeted that ...Read more
CANBERRA, Australia -- South Australia has always been a bit different: it's the driest state on the Earth's driest inhabited continent, the world's first place to let women stand for election and the nation's only ...Read more
Carice van Houten knows that her "Game of Thrones" character Melisandre can be scary. She claims to serve a god known as the Lord of Light, but she's done an awful lot of dark things in his name. Among them: killing Renly ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Christopher Nolan, the cross cut-happy auteur behind artistically ambitious, hugely expensive box-office behemoths like "Inception" and the "Dark Knight" trilogy, has never earned an Oscar nomination as a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The police officer who last year questioned the then-dean of University of Southern California's medical school about his role in the drug overdose of a young woman expressed skepticism at Dr. Carmen Puliafito...Read more
MIAMI -- The commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo learned in advance that the band hired to entertain troops on the Fourth of July had a notorious link to his base's terror prison and went ahead for morale reasons...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, echoing his populist 2016 campaign, mixed the politics of fear and bold promises as he returned to the campaign trail Tuesday evening in Ohio.
As he delivered parts of his remarks in ...Read more
JERUSALEM -- Violent clashes broke out in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday evening as Muslim worshippers kept up mass demonstrations and refused to enter a sacred plaza outside a contested shrine, even after Israel removed ...Read more
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