Coloradans voted Tuesday to slap big taxes on their state's budding recreational marijuana industry, and Washington State's voters said 'no' to labels for GMO foods. Some analysts see lessons as hot-button issues of legal pot and GMO labeling continue to simmer in other states.
The Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin hazing, which reportedly may have been encouraged by Dolphins coaches seeking the toughening up of the younger player, may force the NFL to confront the sport's locker-room culture.
His brother said in a 1964 oral history that John F. Kennedy never thought about pulling out of Vietnam, but some modern historians think otherwise. Fifty years ago this week, JFK's problem was managing the aftermath of a violent Vietnamese coup.
Colorado voters approved 15 percent excise tax plus a 10 percent sales tax on pot sales, starting next year. But Colorado voters rejected a $1 billion income tax increase to overhaul the state's education funding system.
Democrat Jennifer Johnson of Waterville, Maine, won the Ward 1 warden position over Republican David Johnson on Tuesday by a 127-76 margin. The husband and wife ran against each other to show the importance of public service.
The 13 Marines from Afghanistan were treated like heroes Monday night at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Their plane taxied beneath an arch of water from fire department hoses and were met by a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and airport workers.