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AP Fact Check: The Silent Partner in Trump's Boasts

AP Fact Check: The Silent Partner in Trump's Boasts

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jun 24
President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama.

New York Lawmakers OK Pot Decriminalization

New York Lawmakers OK Pot Decriminalization

By David Klepper | Jun 23
Lawmakers in New York state have voted to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana after efforts to legalize pot stalled.

Family of Man Shot by Phoenix Police Emboldened after Video

Family of Man Shot by Phoenix Police Emboldened after Video

By Anita Snow | Jun 23
Relatives of Hector Lopez, who was fatally shot by Phoenix police in May, say passing officers have laughed and made obscene gestures — a charge the department vehemently denies — during past protests seeking information.

Bank of England Chief Dismisses Johnson's Brexit Trade Claim

Bank of England Chief Dismisses Johnson's Brexit Trade Claim

By Pan Pylas | Jun 23
The head of the Bank of England on Friday dismissed suggestions from Boris Johnson, favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, that tariffs on trade with the European Union can be avoided.

A Look at How Immigration Authorities Make Arrests

A Look at How Immigration Authorities Make Arrests

By Astrid Galvan and Nomaan Merchant | Jun 23
The anticipated sweep is expected to be similar to operations that authorities have regularly done since 2003. They often produce hundreds of arrests.

California Assembly Committee Backs Vaccine Exemption Law

California Assembly Committee Backs Vaccine Exemption Law

By Andrew Oxford and Don Thompson | Jun 22
A California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing in the midst of a national measles outbreak and renewed scrutiny of immunization policies.

California to Illegal Pot Shops: We're Coming for You

California to Illegal Pot Shops: We're Coming for You

By Michael R. Blood | Jun 22
California is planning to intensify its enforcement against the state's thriving illegal marijuana market, including launching an ad campaign Friday that urges consumers to seek out licensed shops with safe products.

GOP Lawmakers in Some States Seek to Limit Voter Initiatives

GOP Lawmakers in Some States Seek to Limit Voter Initiatives

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 22
Arkansas voters have been active in recent years, passing ballot initiatives that legalized medical marijuana, raised the minimum wage and expanded casino gambling. That hasn't gone over well with Republicans.

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, and Deb Riechmann | Jun 22
President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how to respond to Iran's downing of an unmanned American surveillance drone. His decision point came at the culmination of a tense 24 hours.

Militia Threat Shuts Down Oregon Statehouse Amid Walkout

Militia Threat Shuts Down Oregon Statehouse Amid Walkout

By Amanda Zimmerman and Gillian Flaccus | Jun 22
The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday due to a "possible militia threat" from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation drags on.

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