Public-assistance cards OK at pot-shop ATMs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Pueblo Chieftain) Saying some neighborhoods have more pot shops than banks, Colorado Democrats on Wednesday rejected a proposal to ban the use of public assistance cards to obtain more…

Teen in dog's fireworks death gets prison

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Elkhart Truth) GOSHEN — An Elkhart teen received his sentence Thursday, Jan. 16, for his actions in unrelated incidents including animal cruelty and armed robbery. Marquis Gary pleaded guilty to both more…

School: Imaginary arrow not dangerous after all

by Bob Unruh -- A school in Pennsylvania has figured out that an imaginary arrow poses little danger to students and has rescinded a suspension imposed against a 10-year-old student, according to more…

Judge: Doctors allowed to help you die

by Greg Corombos -- A New Mexico judge says residents have the right to "aid in dying" through lethal prescriptions from doctors, despite a long-standing state law banning assisted suicide, but critics more…

Shades of KGB spotted at Olympics

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Informed sources say there is growing concern that even with a security force of 100,000 that is four times that of the 2012 Olympics in London more…

Execution in Ohio uses new drug combination

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire appeared to gasp and convulse for roughly 10 minutes before he finally died Thursday during his execution by lethal injection using a new more…

U.S. nuclear officers caught in cheating ring

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) The United States nuclear missile force has been hit by scandal after 34 officers responsible for launching nuclear missiles were removed from duty for their alleged involvement more…