Colorado finds pot’s downside...

May 31, 2014 by

DENVER — Five months after Colorado became the first state to allow recreational marijuana sales, the battle over legalization is still raging. Law enforcement officers in Colorado and neighboring states, emergency room doctors and legalization opponents...

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Obama welcomes release of captured US soldier...

May 31, 2014 by

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is welcoming the release of the lone U.S. soldier held in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. During an appearance Saturday in the Rose Garden, Obama says that while Bergdahl was gone, “he was never forgotten.” The...

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Homeless veterans get housing in new Syracuse facility...

May 31, 2014 by

The three-story VanKeuren Square contains 44 one-bedroom apartments and six two-bedroom flats, all of them furnished, and 41 veterans are already there. Units are available for veterans with physical disabilities and those with hearing or vision...

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Tim Duncan: Spurs 'happy that it's the Heat again'...

May 31, 2014 by

OKLAHOMA CITY — The last time Gregg Popovich boarded a plane bound for Miami, the San Antonio Spurs coach made no bones about the haunted feel of the familiar trip. All those horrible memories were there, those fleeting Finals moments that cost them a...

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'Breathtaking progress,' against cancer but challenges remain...

May 31, 2014 by

Chicago (AFP) – Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain. Convincing people to eat healthy, exercise and quit smoking...

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