On November 8, multiple states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational purposes -- so Joe Dolce’s new book on the substance's history in the U.S. is timely. Dolce argues marijuana's bad reputation is a result of political demonization, including an…
By Corinne Segal
A federal judge ruled Tuesday in favor of Dana Zzyym, who sued the State Department for a passport that would reflect a gender other than "male" or "female."…
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Denver voters have approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing willing bars and restaurants to give patrons the option to use marijuana.
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
A state ballot measure would allow physicians to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to terminally ill adults who request aid in dying.
By PBS NewsHour
With just over two weeks until Election Day, there are some surprising shifts occurring in the electoral map. Judy Woodruff speaks with correspondent Lisa Desjardins and Nathan Gonzales of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report about which voters are deserting…
By Kristin Wyatt, Associated Press
Congress' inaction on the $7.25 hourly minimum wage is again playing out on state ballots, with voters in four states considering an increase and another considering wages for the youngest workers…
In most elections, Colorado has been a key battleground state. But this season, Hillary Clinton is polling far ahead of Donald Trump. Gwen Ifill speaks with voters in one of the state’s most conservative counties, home to five military installations…
Voormi transforms locally sourced Rocky Mountain sheep wool into high-end outdoor clothing. But the Colorado startup is also hoping to help transform rural communities into small manufacturing hubs, where economic development is needed the most. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
By PBS NewsHour
During most election years, the electoral map is fairly predictable, except for ten or twelve swing states. But in this year's highly unorthodox race, Hillary Clinton has taken a substantial lead in five of these battlegrounds and is pursuing states…
By Margaret Warner
An unaccustomed air of foreboding hangs over this week's Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of the nation's top present and past defense, intelligence, counter-terrorism and diplomatic figures who are focused on protecting the American homeland.
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