Stephanie Kaske

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Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

Vast Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under Ocean Floor, Scientists Say

Massive reserves of “freshwater” are buried beneath the seabed on continental shelves around the world, including off Australia, China, North America and South Africa.<p>This is the conclusion of a new study by a team of Australian scientists that appears in this week’s issue of the journal, …

NJ waitress in anti-gay tip flap loses job

A New Jersey waitress who received thousands of dollars in gratuities after claiming she received a homophobic note in lieu of a tip has been let go by the restaurant at which she worked.<p>Dayna Morales, a 22-year-old former Marine, claimed last month that a family of four who racked up a $93.55 bill …

Warnings issued regarding Portland marijuana ordinance

Portland’s new ordinance declaring marijuana possession by adults to be legal within city limits takes effect on Friday, and city officials are …

Cannabis

Marijuana: Toke Up on Mold, Insects and Manure

Some may tout marijuana as a safe, recreational drug with valuable medicinal properties, but toke up your joint and it likely contains mold, …

Hemp Might Finally Make a Comeback in America

<i>The New York Times</i> wrote Thursday about Colorado’s “marijuana refugees”: Families who uprooted their lives to the move to the state when it legalized …

Cannabis

Central African Republic declares mourning period for dead

At least 300 people were killed in Thursday's massacre and subsequent reprisals<p>Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia has declared a three-day period of mourning from Sunday for the 300 recent victims of sectarian violence in Bangui.<p>"To honour the memory of our citizens who lost their …