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Clinton Says She'll Reschedule Marijuana. Here's How She Can

The DEA denied the most recent petition to reschedule marijuana, citing a lack of scientific evidence to prove its medical benefits. But here's how Obama, or the next U.S. president, can reschedule the drug.<p>The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has denied the most recent petitions to reschedule …

Cannabis

​You Should Be Afraid of the Cat That Just Attacked Seven Pit Bulls

Could cats be upending the natural order of life as we know it?<p>Stop what you're doing right now, internet, because a cat in British Columbia just attacked seven pit bulls, officially making it the first cat I've ever cared about in my life.<p>On Monday night, a bunch of people were walking their pit …

After Delivering on Promise, LeBron James Is Forever Untouchable in Cleveland

LeBron James was already viewed as a demigod in Northeast Ohio when he announced his 2014 return. After delivering Cleveland its first championship in more than five decades, he's taken the next step toward immortality.<p>While the state of Ohio has long viewed him as its basketball savior, the …

Katy Perry Maybe Just Threw Shade at Taylor Swift in the Weirdest Way

You need a flashlight for all this shade.<p>Once upon a time, there was country pop star named Taylor Swift who hired a bunch of backup dancers for her concerts. Legend has it, another pop star Katy Perry (who was friends with Taylor) stole those backup dancers to use for her own shows, which quickly …

French woman accused of drowning baby says act was as casual as shopping

Fabienne Kabou, 39, who has blamed witchcraft for her acts, detailed the final hours of her 15-month-old daughter’s life on the second day of her trial<p>A French woman who left her baby to drown on a beach has given a chilling account of the murder, telling a court it was as perfunctory as “going …

Sanders to meet with top supporters to discuss campaign's future

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will meet Sunday with top supporters at his home in Burlington, Vermont, to discuss the future of his campaign, according to people who are slated to attend.<p>Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said that he "just might go," while Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva, …

Why Smoking Tobacco Is Worse Than Smoking Weed

Which one is illegal, again?<p>What does smoking pot for 20 years do to your lungs? Apparently, not nearly as much as tobacco.<p>A new study followed over 1,000 smokers—about half pot smokers, half tobacco smokers—from ages 18 to 38. That's 20 years of inhaling chemicals into the body. By the end of the …

Jimmy Fallon as Donald Trump Calls the Oval Office on The Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon donned his Trump wig and threw some jabs at President Obama over a phone call, but the <i>Tonight Show</i>‘s Commander-in-Chief threw his own …

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Mid-Air Collision With Bird Leaves 2-Foot Crater In Airliner Nose

Anyone know where Big Bird was on Wednesday afternoon?<p>A Texas-bound American Airlines flight was forced to return to Seattle Wednesday afternoon after striking at least one bird during takeoff, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport said.<p>The incident, which occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. local …

Bernie Sanders lays off 200 staff ahead of expected defeat

Bernie Sanders' campaign is laying off more than 200 workers as he looked set to lose the Democratic presidential nomination race to Hillary Clinton.<p>Mr Sanders' campaign will reduce from 550 people to less than 350. At one stage during the campaign it had more than 1,000.<p>The decision was made after …

End of Democratic Primary Means Anyone Who Ever Wanted to Can Now Vote for Bernie Sanders

There's no need to link to the scores of articles declaring the Democratic primary race effectively over, as surely anyone reading this has already read those articles.<p>Nor is there any need to link to Clinton campaign press releases declaring Clinton's delegate lead "insurmountable," as those press …

Richard Sherman: NFL Draft analysts have 'no idea' what they're doing

Richard Sherman doesn't have a lot faith in NFL Draft analysts.<p>If you turn your TV to ESPN or the NFL Network anytime between now and the first round …

A Sanders supporter's 'Democratic whores' insult just exposed the party's risk of splitting

A supporter's inflammatory rhetoric at a massive rally for Bernie Sanders on Wednesday — capped by a reference to Hillary Clinton as being among "corporate Democratic whores" beholden to the pharmaceutical industry — underscored the concerns of some Democratic leaders about unifying the party …

Government

SNL’s Hillary Clinton Hits Back at Bernie Sanders and Susan Sarandon Before New York Primary

In this week’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ cold open, a frustrated Hillary Clinton delivered a message to America after losing eight of the past nine …

Bernie Sanders tells a crowd in Harlem that Bill Clinton owes the country an apology

NEW YORK — Democratic White House hopeful Bernie Sanders said Saturday that former president Bill Clinton owes the country an apology for his apparent defense this week of Hillary Clinton’s past use of the term “superpredators” to describe repeat juvenile offenders.<p>Sanders’s assessment came during …

Bernie Sanders: 'Something Is Clearly Lacking' in Hillary Clinton’s Judgment

Bernie Sanders on Sunday took jabs at Hillary Clinton’s ability to lead the country, saying “something is clearly lacking” in his Democratic …

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Out-Of-Control Drone Crashes Through Office Window, Hits Man In Head

Warning: Strong language.<p>A rogue drone smashes through an office window and strikes a man on the head in dramatic video posted online.<p>Interface designer David Perel says he was left with a painful headache following the terrifying incident at his workplace in Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday …

Bernie Sanders just won his seventh straight victory. Is he unstoppable? | Diane Francis

His trajectory appears to keep going up while Hillary Clinton’s goes down. Now the big question is what New York will bring<p>Bernie Sanders galloped to a decisive win in cowboy land, the Wyoming caucus. His momentum is impressive and, at this point, it feels like he’s unstoppable. He has come out of …

Marijuana use in pregnancy tied to health problems for babies and mothers

(Reuters Health) – Babies exposed to marijuana in the womb are likely to be born smaller than those not exposed, and more likely to need intensive care after birth, according to a new analysis of existing evidence.<p>A Cannabis plant is pictured at the "Weed the People" event as enthusiasts gather to …

Public Health

A Shock: Bernie is Actually Bagging Black Votes

There was a little noted footnote to Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders big win in the Wisconsin primary buried deep in the final vote stats. Bernie actually bagged a far bigger percent of Black votes than expected. He got more than one-fourth of the Black vote. Now the reason that …

New York: Bernie Sanders Is Our Last Chance

"We won't see a presidential candidate like Bernie again in our lifetimes." As I heard these words, spoken by a woman at a Sanders campaign event recently, I felt a chill go through me. Because I knew she was right. We won't.<p>We won't see another presidential candidate who refuses to take campaign …

Why the Banks Should Be Broken Up

Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed in the <i>New York Times</i> today called “Sanders Over the Edge.” He’s been doing a lot of shovel work for the Hillary Clinton …

Real Estate

Ignore the smears: Bernie Sanders is right about Israel’s heinous atrocities in Gaza — he just got the numbers wrong

<b>(AP/Keith Srakocic)</b><p>Israeli soldiers admitted they shot Palestinians out of boredom, but Bernie is slammed for trying to tell the truth<p>Ben Norton<p>April 9, 2016 1:05pm (UTC)<p>Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has faced a torrent of criticism in recent days after criticizing Israel's atrocities in …

Israel

Ben & Jerry's Bernie Sanders' Ice Cream Flavor Is Here

I love ice cream! I mean politics!<p>Politics has never been more delicious!<p><i>Gothamist</i> reports on Ben & Jerry's latest flavor, Bernie's Yearning. The treat was released to support Democratic Presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders, and Ben & Jerry's founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield came out to NYC …

Ice Cream

What life is like after police ransack your house and take ‘every belonging’ — then the charges are dropped

A self-described Michigan “soccer mom” who had “every belonging” taken from her family in a 2014 drug raid has been cleared of all criminal charges, 19 months after heavily armed drug task force members ransacked her home and her business. But in many ways, her ordeal is only beginning.<p>Annette …

If This Billboard Doesn't Make You Get An STD Test, Nothing Will

Feel the Bern, not the burn.<p>We’re still waiting around for universal healthcare, but in the meantime, this group will help you find a free STD screening.<p>“Feel the Burn?” ask four new billboards unveiled around Los Angeles this week. They advertise a link to FreeSTDCheck.org, a website that helps …