OSO, Wash. (AP) – Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. 719 more words
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The festivities surrounding the 4/20 Rally/Protest/Festival last weekend drew predictable criticism despite the event going relatively smoothly.
But among the detractors were groups, both local and national, hoping to capitalize on the public reaction to the event and the images of countless aficionados smoking openly in Civic Center Park. 497 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. 404 more words