Posted 2:34 PM 5/23/2013 by Jesse Cohen
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire soon could join 18 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing seriously ill people to use marijuana to treat their conditions. The state Senate voted 18-6 Thursday to pass a bill legalizing marijuana use and possession by patients with (More)
Posted 2:30 PM 5/23/2013 by Tony Spehar
DENVER (AP) - Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is challenging the part of the federal health care law that requires for-profit companies to offer employees health coverage that includes products the business owners find morally objectionable, such as certain types of contraception.The (More)
Posted 1:30 PM 5/23/2013 by Tony Spehar
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.All states but West Virginia and North Dakota showed significant drops (More)
Posted 1:55 AM 5/23/2013 by Lacey Steele
VW is offering certain customers a friendly and potentially cost saving reminder.
Volkswagen is replacing the fuel tank covers on more than 200,000 of its diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. Dealers will put on a new fuel cap with yellow "diesel" lettering for (More)
Posted 1:52 AM 5/23/2013 by Lacey Steele
The Boy Scouts of America is holding an important vote this morning.
At issue is whether to allow openly gay scouts.
More than 1,400 scout leaders from across the country will vote in a secret ballot.
They will not be voting to lift the ban on gay scout leaders.
The organization is holding its national annual meeting in Texas this week, and groups aligned with each side have been making their voices heard.
Posted 1:49 AM 5/23/2013 by Lacey Steele
Accused mass shooter James Holmes will be back in court today for a routine motions hearing.
Holmes is charged with 166 counts of murder and attempted murder for the shooting at an Aurora movie theater last summer.
Yesterday a judge released search warrants in the case which show that Holmes received ammunition deliveries from online dealers on an almost daily basis in the weeks before the attack.
Posted 9:15 AM 5/22/2013 by Patricia Collier
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a preliminary estimate suggests the cost of the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore could be more than $2 billion.Spokeswoman Calley Herth tells The Associated Press that the early tally of damages is based on visual (More)
Posted 9:09 AM 5/22/2013 by Patricia Collier
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI says a man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation.The shooting incident early Wednesday took place in Orlando, Fla., where an FBI agent along with other law enforcement personnel were (More)
Posted 2:05 AM 5/22/2013 by Lacey Steele
Pet parents are going to the dogs.
Nearly half of dog owners spend $50 a month on their animals, compared to fewer than 40% of cat owners.
That's according to a survey from CouponCabin.com.
Nearly a quarter of pet owners fess up to holding or attending a birthday celebration for an animal.
That number is also higher for dog owners than cat owners.