Colorado lawmakers struggling to make sense of incomplete scientific evidence about marijuana use by pregnant and nursing women have scrapped a bill to add warnings in pot shops about maternal marijuana use.
A deep-sea treasure hunter was ordered Wednesday to remain behind bars in Florida while his extradition process is delayed and his former investors press for details on what happened to millions of dollars in gold he found in a historic shipwreck.
(Reuters) - The pilot of a small plane died on Wednesday night after crashing into a TV tower in western Texas, officials said, knocking a television station off the air. The single-engine plane crashed into the tower near the Preston Smith International Airport in Lubbock, Texas around 8 p.m. local time, said Lubbock Police Sergeant Phil Rolan. The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was a Piper PA-46 and was approaching the airport after departing from Carlsbad, New Mexico.
CHICAGO (AP) — Recipients of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions were announced by the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation on Thursday. Here is a list of the winners and the amount of financial support they received as part of the award:
The Obama administration is tilting toward sending arms to Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed rebels as three Cabinet-level officials head to Europe for consultations with Ukrainian officials and NATO allies in Brussels, Kiev and Munich.