The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other federal authorities in a fight over hemp seeds. Here's a look at why officials who had planned to be at a farm Friday will instead be in a courtroom.
During the campaign to legalize marijuana in Colorado, backers of the drug promised it would be regulated the same as alcohol.
Where there's weed, there's opportunity for suppliers of ancillary products: from greenhouses and fertilizer to pipes and vaporizers.
Illai Kenney, a telecommunications student in Washington, found herself mesmerized by the constant stream of images flooding into her Twitter feed of protests underway in the small town of Ferguson, half a continent away.
Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark of his administration.
As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race.
The final days in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate offered some only-in-Alaska moments, as when the three major candidates were asked in a debate about whether they'd eaten salmon in the last week.
For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words "Peace and love" at noon wherever they happen to be in the world. The former Beatle upped the ante for his 74th birthday party this year, telling a few hundred fans gathered in front of the Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood on Monday that "I've become a male model" as the face of designer John Varvatos' 2014 "Peace Rocks" fall fashion collection. The effort is the central part of a philanthropic campaign to raise money to benefit the David Lynch Foundation, which promotes the use of transcendental meditation in public schools and for...