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  Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here’s a look at...

5 places that might ease marijuana laws in the near future

Updated: 7/8/2014 01:28 PM

  Madonna has spent a little time living in the judicial world. The pop superstar turned up for jury duty Monday at a Manhattan state courthouse, quickly getting dismissed. She had gotten excused from a jury service date in May. This time, she was...

Like a juror: Madonna does NYC jury duty, briefly

Updated: 7/8/2014 06:55 AM

  Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez and blues musician Taj Mahal will receive lifetime achievement awards at The Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in September.

Browne, Lynn to get lifetime Americana awards

Updated: 7/8/2014 06:51 AM

  London is a city of bridges, but it’s not a City of Bridges. A new exhibition wants visitors to look again, peering on, under and even inside the structures spanning the River Thames. Without bridges, the show argues, London as we know it...

Not falling down: London bridges inspire new show

Updated: 7/7/2014 02:03 PM

  A new right-turn lane from Central Road into Rolling Meadows High School should help decrease morning congestion, the Rolling Meadows City Council decided Tuesday.

Rolling Meadows plans traffic changes at high school

Updated: 7/8/2014 11:07 PM

  A visitor to Cook County jail was trapped inside for about 30 hours over the Fourth of July weekend. Investigators are trying to determine why no one noticed the man hadn’t checked out.

Visitor trapped in Cook County jail for about 30 hours

Updated: 7/8/2014 10:21 PM

  Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare victory in the country’s election, claiming massive fraud was responsible for preliminary results that put his rival in the...

Afghan candidate rejects election results

Updated: 7/8/2014 07:44 PM

  Prosecutors say a fun night gradually turned into every woman’s worst nightmare when an intoxicated 62-year-old Jose Ramirez-Alcantar and one of his roommates dragged the intoxicated woman from a popular Aurora nightspot into a truck and then...

Officer: Woman ‘unresponsive’ when found with man in W. Chicago

Updated: 7/8/2014 09:49 PM

  The Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where remnants of 2,500 degraded chemical rockets filled decades ago with the deadly nerve agent sarin are stored along with other...

Iraq: ‘Terrorists’ seize ex-chemical weapons site

Updated: 7/8/2014 07:37 PM

  To hear President Barack Obama describe it, there’s a creeping case of cynicism setting in across the country, leading Americans to suspect that not only is Washington broken, it’s beyond fixing. If that line of thinking continues, it...

For Obama, ‘hope’ becomes fight against cynicism

Updated: 7/8/2014 06:37 PM

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