Uruguay became the first country to legalize marijuana completely yesterday.
We're not just talking about "decriminalizing" it, or allowing recreational use while still prosecuting pot's cultivation and selling. The government will still limit amounts to six plants per home per year. And as with alcohol purchases in the US, selling pot in Uruguay will require a license...
If you are visiting this page the chances are that you are not a human, at least according to research
For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen
Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has been reportedly nominated to become vice chairman of the US Federal Reserve.
Israel is poised to receive $173 million for its missile defense program from the United States, as lawmakers signed off on a new spending plan to help protect the nation from Hezbollah’s growing arsenal.
The governor of Connecticut hosted a ceremonial signing outside an organic restaurant in the city of Fairfield on Wednesday to commemorate the state's passing of what could be the first GMO labeling law of its type in the United States.
Bangladesh executed a leading Muslim opposition figure late Thursday who had been convicted by a government-constituted war crimes tribunal of offenses allegedly committed during the country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan.
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people — a quarter of the world's population — and end human civilisation, a study warned today.
Protesters from Italy's "Pitchforks" movement shut down the main roads between Italy and France on Thursday as part of a wave of anti-austerity protests that have sometimes erupted into violence.
It’s been almost a year since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. In that time about 1,500 gun bills have been introduced in nearly every state across the country, but according to The New York Times, although just over 100 have become law, two-thirds of those have actually loosened restrictions rather than tightened them.
The brave few who have challenged the intelligence establishment in this country are slowly eroding the walls the CIA has built around its dirtiest secrets. The Freedom of Information Act provides all citizens the right to peruse the documents we paid for, regardless of which clandestine agency created them and how heinous the crimes reported therein. Thus, some day, hopefully soon, the true story of the CIA‘s sordid history will be revealed for all to see.
Marine Major General Michael Lehnert: “The entire detention and interrogation strategy was wrong”.
The most curious thing of all about the November jobs report released on Friday was the huge drop in the unemployment rate — and the fact that the Labor Department chose not to disclose that the data going into that figure are under investigation for falsification.
On Nov. 19, I broke the news in my column that the Census Bureau, which collects data that goes into the jobless rate on behalf of Labor, had caught one of its enumerators fabricating interviews in 2010.