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Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don't judge
A man who drew online mockery after he was filmed shaving at his seat on a New Jersey Transit train said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter
Published: 09/17/18
Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study
In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Pipe pressure before gas explosions was 12 times too high
The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been
Updated: 2 hours ago
The Latest: Florence extends its rainy misery to Northeast
Noon Florence is spreading its misery. As the South continues to deal with massive flooding from the former hurricane, residents of the heavily populated Northeast are dealing with storm-related headaches of their own.
Updated: 3 hours ago
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa wants guests on his lunar orbit "to see the moon up close, and the Earth in full view, and create work to reflect their experience."
Updated: 9 hours ago
Judge won't force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms
Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm electi...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Los Angeles to consider banning sale of fur products
Los Angeles would become the largest city in America to ban the sale of fur products if it approves a proposed law backed by animal activists
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain
Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated
Updated: 3 hours ago
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms
Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests
Published: 09/18/18
North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise
Many in North Carolina lulled into believing they've already weathered the worst of Florence, but rising rivers pose a dangerous flood threat
Published: 09/18/18
Tesla shares fall after report of criminal investigation
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private
Updated: 2 hours ago
Drifter charged in stabbing death of champ golfer in Iowa
Police say a homeless man stabbed a top amateur golfer from Spain to death at a golf course near her university campus in central Iowa
Updated: 3 hours ago
Deputy killed, 2nd wounded in Northern California shootout
Flags at California's Capitol are flying at half-staff after a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and a second wounded in a confrontation at a Pep Boys store
Updated: 3 hours ago