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11.13.18

The Oil Industry Spent Millions to Kill an Anti-Pollution Measure

BP America, Chevron USA, and the Koch brothers were among those who spent $31 billion to defeat the ballot initiative.

11.12.18

It's a Really Good Time to Be a Weed Smuggler

Legalising marijuana has hurt the black market within those US states – but opened up more possibilities for cross-state smugglers.

6.29.18

Sasquatch! Music Festival Won't Return Next Year

"I will no longer be producing the festival, nor will it take place in 2019," the festival's founder, Adam Zacks, wrote in a statement yesterday.

6.22.18

Charlottesville Organiser Initially Approved for Another Rally in DC

The so-called "white civil rights" rally is going to be held on the anniversary of "Unite the Right".

6.14.18

Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit

The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.

4.2.18

How Black Women on Capitol Hill Are Dealing with Trump

With white supremacists rising under a right-wing president, black women in the halls of power are looking out for each other and the causes they care about.

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11.19.17

A Navy Pilot Drew This Giant Dick in the Sky

"We find this absolutely unacceptable, of zero training value."

10.9.17

Nelly Reportedly Arrested on Suspicion of Rape

According to reports, he was arrested before Saturday's show in Ridgewood, Washington.

8.29.17

Step Inside the Shop Making Oprah's Favourite Fried Chicken

At Ezell's Famous Fried Chicken, Oprah has her orders flown in when she's craving what they're frying.

4.22.17

Trump Is the Wild Card Who Could Force a Government Shutdown Next Week

Republicans have incentives to cut a deal with Democrats, but Donald Trump doesn't mind fomenting chaos in DC.

4.3.17

Actually, Trump Has Unchecked Access to His Business Profits

And he doesn't have to tell the public if he reaps them, thanks to a new tweak made to the terms of his trust.

2.1.17

There's So Much Legal Weed That It Might Now Be Too Cheap

It's good news for consumers in the short-term, but might put small growers out of business, leaving kush fiends with fewer options.

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