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Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

After Raid, San Francisco Reporter Seeks Return of Property

By Jennifer Peltz |
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor commu...

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China Has More Weapons in U.S. Tariff War - but Do They Work?

China Has More Weapons in U.S. Tariff War - but Do They Work?

By Joe McDonald and Michael Liedtke | May 23
China's role as the main global supplier of rare earths used in smartphones, lightweight magnets, batteries and other components is leverage over Washington.

Legal Experts: California Reporter Did Not Commit Crime

Legal Experts: California Reporter Did Not Commit Crime

By Janie Har | May 23
Media law experts pushed back against the San Francisco police chief, who said a freelance journalist allegedly conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record.

Yes or No: Who's in Charge? Power Struggles Roil Washington

Yes or No: Who's in Charge? Power Struggles Roil Washington

By Laurie Kellman | May 23
Freshman Rep. Katie Porter, a California Democrat, lawyer and expert in foreclosure law, asked Carson whether he knew the housing term "REO." Carson seemed to think she was referring to a popular chocolate sandwich cookie.

Nonprofits Turn to Cryptocurrency to Help Needy Venezuelans

Nonprofits Turn to Cryptocurrency to Help Needy Venezuelans

By Manuel Rueda | May 23
Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth.

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

By Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | May 23
Trump's declaration that he would end any attempt at bipartisan cooperation until Democrats drop their probes of his administration was eagerly retold by representatives of both parties.

Michael Avenatti Charged with Defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti Charged with Defrauding Stormy Daniels

May 23
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.

Democrats Slam McConnell for Delay on Domestic Violence Bill

Democrats Slam McConnell for Delay on Domestic Violence Bill

By Matthew Daly | May 23
Frustrated Democrats ramped up their rhetoric Wednesday as they pressured the Senate's Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Census: Big Cities in U.S. Aren't Growing Like They Used To

Census: Big Cities in U.S. Aren't Growing Like They Used To

By Mike Schneider | May 23
Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

By Jennifer Gollan | May 22
The profit margins can be huge and, for violators of labor laws, hinge on the widespread exploitation of thousands of caretakers, many of them poor immigrants effectively earning $2 to $3.50 an hour to work around the clock.

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