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Swap the crop? N.Y. hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. - Legal marijuana is coming to New York, and hemp farmer Samir Mahadin sees it as a potential lifeline. Farmers dealing with depressed prices for plants that produce CBD are eager to take part in a statewide marijuana market … more

U.S. setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave, the Biden administration announced Friday. White House officials … more

Shy podcaster helped police crack California cold case

LOS ANGELES - Chris Lambert would like to get back to making music, but he can't seem to stop chasing a ghost that has haunted him for nearly 25 years. A billboard on the side of the road on California's Central Coast led him on a detour three … more

Finally free Honduran woman exits church after 3 years in sanctuary

SALT LAKE CITY - After over three years living in a Salt Lake City church to avoid being deported, Honduran immigrant Vicky Chavez stepped outside Thursday with tears in her eyes as church congregants and friends cheered, celebrating her newfound … more

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in showdown with Washington

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Friday responded in kind to a barrage of new U.S. sanctions, saying it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a tense showdown with Washington. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said … more

White House says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

WASHINGTON - Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historically low cap on refugees by next month, after initially moving only to expand the eligibility … more

Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

CHICAGO - Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with both the emotions surrounding the chilling footage and … more

Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, ending era in Cuba

HAVANA - Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership that began with his brother Fidel and country's 1959 revolution. The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement in a speech at … more

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that … more

Police ID suspect in FedEx shooting as 19-year-old man

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police scoured a Fedex facility in Indianapolis and searched the suspected gunman's home Friday looking for a motive for the latest mass shooting to rock the U.S., as family … more

Police trying to identify gunman, motive in FedEx shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police were working Friday to identify a gunman and determine his motive for opening fire at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, killing eight people and taking … more

Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at Floyd murder trial

MINNEAPOLIS - The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution's two … more

Weather delays divers from searching for shipwreck survivors

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - Families anxiously awaited news of the 12 people missing from a capsized oil industry vessel Thursday while stormy weather delayed divers from reaching the ship to search for survivors. Rescuers don't know whether any of … more

Son, father appear in court for hearing in 1996 killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former California college student charged with murder in the 1996 disappearance of classmate Kristin Smart and the defendant's father, who is accused of helping hide the young woman's body, made their first court appearance … more

U.S. opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world on Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a months-long race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and … more

Former VP Pence undergoes surgery to implant pacemaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence has undergone surgery to have a pacemaker implanted.His office says that Wednesday's procedure went well and that Pence "is expected to fully … more

U.S. expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday announced the U.S. is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens of companies and people, holding the Kremlin … more

Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry won't walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather's coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip's funeral, minimizing the chances … more

Divers aim to reach capsized vessel in search for survivors

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — With 12 people still missing from a capsized oil industry vessel, Coast Guard divers waited for a break in stormy weather Thursday that would allow them to reach the … more

EXPLAINER: Ex-officer on trial for Floyd death won't testify

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd's death said Thursday that he won't testify in his own defense, invoking his right to remain silent … more
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