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Marijuana use in US adults doubles in decade, surveys show

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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AP-GfK Poll: Republicans want principles, not compromise

WASHINGTON (AP) — As GOP lawmakers in the House decide whether to unite around Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as the next speaker, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds Republicans nationally prefer congressional leadership that will stand on conservative principles, not compromise — even if it leads to a government shutdown.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Democrats release Benghazi testimony of top Clinton aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday released a full transcript of testimony by a top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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VP Joe Biden says he will not run for president in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016, he said Wednesday, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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61 wingsuit skydivers set formation record over California

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sixty-one wingsuit skydivers have flown into the record books, creating a diamond-shaped formation while soaring over California before breaking apart and floating to the ground.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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It's time for 'Back to the Future' Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future is today — if "Back to the Future" is to be believed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Iran's top leader endorses landmark nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday endorsed a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, but warned the government to be vigilant, saying the United States cannot be trusted.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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23andMe returns with FDA-approved genetic health tests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetic testing company 23andMe is reintroducing some health screening tools that federal regulators forced off the market more than two years ago, due to concerns about their accuracy and interpretation by customers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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