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Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

By Brian Melley |
Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. When an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under the voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last year, he jumped at the chance.

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Chinese Tech Company to Buy Grindr in Full

Chinese Tech Company to Buy Grindr in Full

May 25
A Chinese technology company that previously took stake in the gay dating app Grindr announced it will buy the social media service in full.

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

By Josh Boak | May 25
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth.

Trump's Food Stamp Cuts Face Hard Sell in Congress

Trump's Food Stamp Cuts Face Hard Sell in Congress

By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 25
President Donald Trump's proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program's $70 billion annual cost.

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

By Brian Melley | May 24
Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. When an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under the voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last year, he jumped at the chance.

'Smart' Money Moves That Aren't So Smart

'Smart' Money Moves That Aren't So Smart

By Liz Weston | May 24
What seem like smart money moves on the surface may hide perils underneath.

Why Trump's Budget Plan Wouldn't Likely Accelerate Growth

Why Trump's Budget Plan Wouldn't Likely Accelerate Growth

By Josh Boak | May 24
The Trump administration's budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix of sharp spending and tax cuts can both shrink the deficit and fuel economic growth of 3 percent a year - a level it hasn't achieved in more than a dozen years.

FCC Says No Fine for Stephen Colbert for Trump Joke

FCC Says No Fine for Stephen Colbert for Trump Joke

May 24
There will be no fine for Stephen Colbert's risque joke about President Donald Trump.

Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

By Danica Coto | May 23
Puerto Rico is seeking help from federal court to restructure the debt of the U.S. territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year.

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

By Geir Moulson | May 23
Germany and France pledged Monday to seek ways to strengthen the 19-nation eurozone, with harmonizing corporate taxes among the possible measures they will mull over in the coming weeks.

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump's Budget

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump's Budget

By Andrew Taylor | May 23
President Donald Trump will unveil a proposed budget this week that would drive millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid, targeting the social safety-net programs for the poor in a new wave of spending cuts.

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