Pedestrians pass a medical marijuana dispensary in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles on July 24, 2012.
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Faced with several lawsuits, petitions with thousands of signatures and heavy criticism, the Los Angeles City Council reversed itself yesterday. In a preliminary vote, members ended the city's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.
Adam Greenberg of the Miami Marlins hugs manager Ozzie Guillen after striking out against the New York Mets.
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It's rare that a batter receives a standing ovation for a three-pitch strikeout. But that's exactly what happened last night in Miami.
Adam Greenberg came to the plate in a big-league uniform seven years after his only major-league at bat. As Mark told us last week, Greenberg was a Chicago Cub in 2005 making his major league debut against the Marlins.
Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 9:11 am
At a fusion center in Las Vegas workers like Daniel Burns, a program coordinator, analyze suspicious activity reports.
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An effort to share counter-terrorism intelligence across federal and local law enforcement has turned out to be a useless and expensive exercise that also put Americans' civil liberties at risk, a newly-released Senate subcommittee report (pdf) finds.
The scathing nature of the report is perhaps best summed up by the testimony of Harold "Skip" Vandover, who headed the reporting branch of the Department of Homeland Security.
University student Dia Mohamed gets a wireless microphone put on his tie as he stands in for President Barack Obama during rehearsal for the first presidential debate in the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver on Tuesday.
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Good morning! The big story today is of course the first presidential debate between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
The big picture is that this is Romney's opportunity to tighten a race with a little more than a month to go before the Nov. 6 elections.