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Welcome to America’s Drug Laboratory

Weed hasn't destroyed Colorado—so far. What happened was far more interesting.<p>There was Gov. John Hickenlooper standing on the steps of the Colorado Capitol last week, making a speech holding a live baby goat calmly resting in his arms. And before you even ask: No, it had nothing to do with legal …

Motorola launches the $129 Moto E, a durable and affordable Android smartphone

It's hard not to love the Moto G, it being an incredible handset for the asking price and <i>the</i> benchmark against which other affordable smartphones should be judged. A lot's happened since that phone's release, though, namely the news of Lenovo's planned acquisition of Motorola from Google. Motorola …

Mom can be banned from ranting on Facebook, court rules

A state appellate court has ruled that a mother's rights were not violated by a judge's decision that barred her from ranting about her children and ex-husband on Facebook.<p>The judge's 2011 order was a special condition of the woman's probation stemming from an attempt to kidnap her two children and …

African leaders in Paris to coordinate strategy with West against Boko Haram

Leaders from five African nations are gathering in Paris for a summit with officials from the U.S., France and Britain in hopes of coordinating a strategy against Boko Haram, the Islamic extremist group that abducted more than 300 Nigerian girls.<p>France, which has negotiated freedom for a priest and …

Former SAC Capital trader Steinberg sentenced to 3-1/2 years

Michael Steinberg, a former trader for the hedge fund firm SAC Capital, was sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison Friday for insider trading.<p>Steinberg was convicted last year of four counts of securities fraud and one court of conspiracy for shorting technology stocks Dell and Nvidia (NVDA) based on …