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Drug dealers going corporate
A top federal official on Tuesday said that 105 banks and credit unions are doing business with legal marijuana sellers, suggesting that federal rules giving financial institutions the go-ahead to provide services to dealers are starting to work.
The benefit of World War I omission on the Washington Mall
By 1982, when the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened on the National Mall, something had shifted in the way we remember our wars. A national memorial, prominently placed on the nation's most symbolically significant public space, came to seem like an essential dignity offered to veterans, their families and the memory of those who gave their lives. But there is an exception.
In Japan, ramen aficionados worry their favorite dish is coming off the boil
"The ramen boom has ended," said Ivan Orkin, a New Yorker who first traveled to Japan in the 1980s and now owns two noodle-soup restaurants in Tokyo. "A boom implies that there are new avenues and new growth to pursue, and that's not the case in Japan anymore."
Ronnie Ellis: U.S. Senate race trail long and interesting
By Ronnie Ellis/CNHI News Service
FRANKFORT — Last week was a long one, endured under the onslaught of an awful summer cold and played out across the commonwealth. It began in Fancy Farm and ended it in Corbin with a trip to Hazard in between.
Senate race becomes family affair
By LANA BELLAMY
CNHI NEWS SERVICE
PAINTSVILLE — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell got personal on Friday while calling a report inaccurate concerning his wife’s role as a board member in an organization that funds anti-coal efforts.
Mother, grandparents face attempted murder charges in starvation case
Cheers and applause erupted in a courtroom when a pregnant mother from Pennsylvania accused of starving her then-7-year-old son was remanded to jail, along with the boy’s grandparents.
Tobacco foes urge oversight of luxury cigars in e-cigarette rule
Anti-smoking advocates want U.S. health authorities to regulate more than 3,500 types of luxury cigars that cost $10 or more each, expanding oversight of the tobacco industry.
The joy of being a single male
Here's a truism that also happens to be true: Single men are seen as happy-go-lucky bachelors having too much fun to settle down, while single women are often seen as sad and bereft creatures desperate to snag a man.
VIDEO: Katy Perry song soothes fussy baby
Anyone who has endured a long car trip with an out-of-sorts infant or toddler will smile at this clip, which was posted to YouTube Tuesday night and already has more than 400,000 views.
How to spot a narcissist
To find a narcissist, just ask them all to stand up. According to a new study (based on 11 separate experiments), the 40-question diagnostic test for narcissism can often be skipped in favor of a single, blunt question.
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