House Republicans are determined to keep D.C. residents going to jail for minor pot offenses, voting Wednesday to block funding for a new district decriminalization law. A spokesman for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said the city would proceed with implementing the law anyway.
- A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 against Utah's same-sex marriage ban, moving the battle a step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Americans' newfound love for super hoppy IPAs is leading to a serious hops shortage that's driving up prices and worrying craft brewers.
- Reefer madness is declining globally, according to a new report from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. Cannabis use in the U.S., however, is reaching a new high.
- Google has begun removing results from its search engine as required under Europe's new "right to be forgotten" law.
- The Iranian government's baby fever may lead to a ban on abortions and all forms of sterilization, including vasectomies and tubectomies.
- The Republican National Committee has narrowed down its 2016 convention choices to Cleveland and Dallas.
The FBI Returned This Innocent Couple's Safe Deposit Box. It Refuses To Give Back Many Others—and Is Trying To Seize $85 Million in Cash.
"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
Indiana Said the Government Should Be Able To Take Everything You Own if You Commit a Drug Crime. The State Supreme Court Wasn't Having It.
After eight years, Tyson Timbs finally gets to keep his Land Rover—once and for all.
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?
Arkansas cops love this insane practice they call "precision immobilization technique"—slamming into moving vehicles, sometimes over simple traffic stops.