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As Pot Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

As Pot Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

By Kristen Wyatt | Jun 24
Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. Hire new regulators to keep watch on the business, all without any experience. The result can be a recipe for government corruption.

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

By Geir Moulson | Jun 24
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets in post-World War II Europe served America's own interests.

 Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

By Sam Hananel | Jun 21
The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive.

Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

By Tom Krisher | Jun 21
Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Keeps Much of Obama's Cuba Policy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Keeps Much of Obama's Cuba Policy

By Michael Weissenstein | Jun 20
Trump's move, announced Friday in Miami, actually leaves in place most of the important elements of President Barack Obama's moves to open relations with the island.

Anti-Trump Groups Stick to Resist Tactics in Wake of Shooting

Anti-Trump Groups Stick to Resist Tactics in Wake of Shooting

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jun 19
Liberal groups resistant to Republican policies say they have no plans to change their tactics or approach after a gunman apparently driven by his hatred of President Donald Trump opened fire at a GOP baseball practice.

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to Believe, Trump or His Lawyer?

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to Believe, Trump or His Lawyer?

By Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard | Jun 19
President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians' meddling in the 2016 election. Here are the facts.

White House Without a Plan to Address Debt Ceiling

White House Without a Plan to Address Debt Ceiling

By Josh Boak | Jun 19
The White House lacks a unified plan to increase the government's borrowing cap as a likely September deadline is drawing near, said Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline Surprises Oil Industry

Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline Surprises Oil Industry

By Blake Nelson | Jun 17
A judge's ruling that might open the door for at least a temporary shutdown of the disputed Dakota Access pipeline surprised the industry that hailed the project as a "game changer" for North Dakota oil.

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 17
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has called state legislators back to the Capitol for a special session starting next week to hammer out a budget deal and end an unprecedented impasse that could enter a third year.

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