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April 20, 2014

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  • In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

    12 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado ...

  • AP Top Political News At 1 p.m. EDT

    12 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes ...

  • AP Top Health News At 12:53 p.m. EDT

    12 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast National energy boom blurs political battle lines Salmonella decline seen ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 11:44 a.m. EDT

    13 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough' San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs ...

  • AP Top News At 11:10 a.m. EDT

    14 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants GOP making bold play for US Senate ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:53 a.m. EDT

    14 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Crowd overflows from St. Peter's Square for Pope's Easter Mass under sunny skies Transcript shows confusion, indecision over evacuation as SKorea ferry sank; death toll now 58 Delay in evacuation of SKorean car ferry puzzles maritime experts; vessels can capsize ...

  • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    15 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him. But with eight months left on the job and a decision to make about the 2016 presidential ...

  • AP Top News At 8:43 a.m. EDT

    16 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream GOP making bold play for ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 8:30 a.m. EDT

    16 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) Transcript shows confusion, indecision over evacuation as SKorea ferry sank; death toll now 58 Delay in evacuation of SKorean car ferry puzzles maritime experts; vessels can capsize quickly Crowd overflows from St. Peter's Square for Pope's Easter Mass under sunny ...

  • AP Top Political News At 8:20 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats National energy boom blurs political battle lines Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe Sen. Warren's book ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 8:05 a.m. EDT

    17 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town AP Top News at 8:05 a.m. EDT In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough' San Francisco probe leading ...

  • AP Top Science News At 7:30 a.m. EDT

    17 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town Easter morning delivery for space station NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet ...

  • AP Top News At 6:38 a.m. EDT

    18 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; toll tops 50 Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead 4 French journalists home ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 6:23 a.m. EDT

    19 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) Divers find bodies in sunken ferry as death toll tops 50; 250 still missing; kin furious Delay in evacuation of SKorean car ferry puzzles maritime experts; vessels can capsize quickly APNewsBreak: Land grabs in 1 of Africa's last elephant bastions ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 5 a.m. EDT

    20 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town AP Top News at 4:55 a.m. EDT In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies Governor: Closing Boston ...

  • AP Top News At 4:45 a.m. EDT

    20 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; toll tops 50 4 French journalists back home after Syria ordeal APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants AP Top News at 4:44 a.m. EDT In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream Creeping ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 4:15 a.m. EDT

    21 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) Divers find bodies in sunken ferry as death toll tops 50; 250 still missing; kin furious 4 French journalists freed from Syrian captors return home to joyful families Once an underground phenomenon, pot holiday tries to go mainstream in Colorado ...

  • In Colorado, a pot holiday goes mainstream

    22 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado. April 20 has traditionally been a day for marijuana activists to defiantly light up to protest their drug of choice being outlawed. But Colorado has legalized pot. This ...

  • Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry. Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to ...

  • Today in History

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 20, 1914, the Ludlow Massacre took place when the Colorado National Guard opened fire on ...

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