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Nation Jun 29

Rapper appeals verdict after lyrics used to sway jury

The case against Vonte Skinner hinged primarily on two eyewitnesses, though their stories had changed several times. Near the end of the trial, the prosecution introduced 13 pages of violent rap lyrics to demonstrate Skinner’s motive and intent to commit…

Nation Mar 29

Timeline of marijuana policy in the U.S. and Netherlands

NewHour’s investigation into how the Netherlands has managed the sale of pot for 40 years illustrated that laws and regulations governing marijuana are often in flux. Use the timeline below to see how both nations have changed their…

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