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State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana

20 minutes ago   |   New York Post

ALBANY - State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration...
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Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana.
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SideTrack: Channing Tatum, Chef Jet Tila. and more

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

THE CHAN MAN: We hear that universal heartthrob Channing Tatum stopped by Kings Dining & Entertainment in the Back Bay late Friday. The actor - who's best known for his roles...
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Hacks invested in protecting their own

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It's not about raising taxes, you must understand. It's about investments - investments in the future. That's what the greed-crazed hacks at the State House always say whenever...
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US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility...
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As surrogacy debate heats up, NY weighs ethical, moral impacts

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

In the last few weeks, a campaign led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to legalize gestational surrogacy in New York has become an emotional hot potato - with LGBTQ and infertility groups...
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Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center.
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A growing problem: Cannabis retailers want LA's unlicensed pot shops shuttered

11 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The legal cannabis industry is asking Los Angeles officials to crack down on illegal retailers in the city. The cannabis industry group, Southern California Coalition, sent a...
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New York City to become first city ever to directly fund abortion

New York City to become first city ever to directly fund abortion

12 hours ago   |   Think Progress

New York City will become the first city nationwide to directly fund abortion, thanks to a budget deal announced Friday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey...
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Hong Kong chief delays unpopular extradition bill indefinitely after public tension and violent protests

12 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

After days of escalating tensions and protests, Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, on Saturday backed down on a bill that would allow for extraditions to mainland China...
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Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

CHICAGO - A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees are close to getting slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...