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Judge Orders Deployed US Sailor To Attend Custody Hearing Or Lose Daughter, Face Arrest

A U.S. Navy sailor from Washington State is currently serving on submarine thousands of miles away in the Pacific Ocean, but a judge has ordered him into an impossible custody scenario: Appear in a Michigan courtroom Monday or risk losing custody of his 6-year-old daughter.

06/20/2014

Genetically engineered super bananas are scheduled to begin human trials in the U.S. with the aim of soon sending the vitamin A-enriched and Bill Gates-backed fruits to improve the health of millions of Africans. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Bill Gates-Backed ‘Super Bananas’ Begin Human Trials

Genetically engineered super bananas are scheduled to begin human trials in the U.S. with the aim of soon sending the vitamin A-enriched and Bill Gates-backed fruits to improve the health of millions of Africans.

06/16/2014

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Man Arrested, Searched For Marijuana Solely For Having Colorado License Plate

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges.

03/28/2014

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Pot-Smoking Students Outperform ‘Marginalized’ Tobacco Smokers

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.

03/28/2014

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