PORTLAND, Ore. — When Oregon lawmakers created the state's legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market.
By Yuras Karmanau, Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
KIEV, Ukraine — The Russian journalist who worked with Ukrainian authorities to fake his own death said Thursday that the elaborately staged murder including getting smeared in pig's blood and taken to the morgue.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead.
By Darlene Superville, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said he's considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, who was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.
NEW YORK — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reported "good progress" in meetings with a top North Korean official Thursday as they sought to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark joined some other European countries in deciding Thursday to ban garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.
By Ken Thomas, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies. Europe and Mexico pledged to retaliate quickly, exacerbating trans-Atlantic and…
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
The announcement came hours after film producer Harvey Weinstein's lawyers said he'd decline to testify before the grand jury because there wasn't enough time to prepare him and "political pressure" made an indictment unavoidable.
By Josh Lederman, Matthew Lee, Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
The talks come as preparations for the highly anticipated summit in Singapore were barreling forward on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, despite lingering uncertainty about whether it will really occur, and when.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
President Donald Trump joined a group of renowned athletes for a field day with kids at the White House on Wednesday as he kicked off an effort to increase youth participation in sports.
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