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Fears Of Marijuana 'Monopoly' In Ohio Undercut Support For Legalization

Ohio will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana. The measure allows 10 growing sites; 10 groups of big investors already have dibs. Some would-be pot proponents are crying foul.

Akron, Ohio, To Hold Fall Election After Long-Serving Mayor Resigns

Akron, Ohio, had one of the longest serving mayors in the country. Now it's working on selecting its fourth mayor in less than a year after the long-time mayor abruptly resigned.

U.N. Presents Bleak Outlook In Latest Report On Gaza

A United Nations report says if things continue as they are now, Gaza won't be "habitable" by 2020. Water shortages are a major problem, among other things.

Obama Clinches 34th Vote To Secure Iran Nuclear Deal

Winning over its 34th member of the Senate, the Obama administration now has enough votes to block Congressional efforts to derail the nuclear deal with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry also boosted the deal in a speech Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Biden Fuels Speculation Of Presidential Run With College Affordability Speech

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Miami on Wednesday to talk about college affordability fueling speculation that he will launch a bid for the Democratic nomination for president.

Most Migrants Hope To Settle In Germany After Long Journey To Europe

Hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees have struggled to reach Europe after fleeing war, oppression and poverty. The vast majority have one destination in mind: Germany.

A White Teen Was Killed By A Cop And No One Took To The Streets. Is That A Problem?

Teenager Zachary Hammond was killed by South Carolina police this summer under questionable circumstances. His family says they're struggling to get attention from the media because they're white.

Trump: Jeb Bush Should Be 'Speaking English'

In a newly published interview, Donald Trump reportedly said Bush should "set the example."

Is Marco Rubio The Candidate Republicans Date But Don't Marry?

Polls suggest GOP primary voters really like Rubio, but when it comes to casting a vote they seem less sure. Time might tell whether he can turn his paper appeal into real appeal.

Spreading The Word: Obamacare Is For Native Americans, Too

Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.

Hillary Clinton's Fight For Gefilte Fish

Among thousands of emails released this week, there was a particularly fishy one.

Sen. Mikulski's Vote Clears The Way For Obama's Deal With Iran

With the approval of Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, announced Wednesday, President Obama has secured enough support in Congress to sustain his nuclear deal with Iran.

U.S. Attorney General: 'This Violence Against All Of Us' Must End

Loretta Lynch condemns the shootings of law enforcement officers in Texas and Illinois, as well as other acts of violence in recent months.

Obama Secures Enough Support For Iran Deal In Congress

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., became the crucial 34th vote needed to sustain President Obama's expected veto should Congress pass a measure to block the agreement.

Political Wills Battle Contributes To Budget Impasse In Illinois

Illinois is entering its fourth month without a budget. While there's a fight over ideology, it has also become a battle of wills — pitting the Republican governor against the state House speaker.

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