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6 ‘probable’ vaping-related lung injury cases linked to Massachusetts dispensaries

6 ‘probable’ vaping-related lung injury cases linked to Massachusetts dispensaries

A state investigation into vaping-related lung injury cases in Massachusetts has found that vape products used in six probable cases were purchased legally from dispensaries. All of the products contained THC or tetrahydrocannabinol, the primary psychoactive component of cannabis. None of the confirmed cases in the investigation involved products purchased from dispensaries. Details from this…MORE

Washington’s next week will be even wilder

Washington’s next week will be even wilder

As expected, Democrats’ impeachment effort gained steam in the fast-paced week after Thanksgiving recess. The Intelligence Committee’s report on its findings laid out a road map for the articles of impeachment — one that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday¬†that¬†Democrats now have “no choice” but to follow. The White House said in a letter Friday…MORE

What we know about the man who killed three at a Florida Navy base

What we know about the man who killed three at a Florida Navy base

A gunman on a Navy air station in Florida shot and killed three people Friday and sources say the shooter was from Saudi Arabia. The gunman, who was killed, was identified as Saudi national Mohammed Alshamrani, two law enforcement sources told CNN. While it is still early in the investigation, here is what is known…MORE

A South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother

A South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother

A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is under investigation after she unintentionally shot the mother of a shoplifting suspect while attempting to make an arrest, officials said. The October 20 incident occurred after the deputy recognized the suspect in a shoplifting video from a convenience store and went to his home in Greer, South Carolina, to…MORE

Elon Musk wins in ‘pedo guy’ defamation trial

Elon Musk wins in ‘pedo guy’ defamation trial

After a four-day-long trial, a jury took less than an hour to decide that Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British caver Vernon Unsworth when he sent a tweet calling Unsworth “pedo guy.” “My faith in humanity is restored,” Musk said as he was leaving the courtroom on Friday after the verdict was announced.…MORE

Border Patrol facility notorious for chain-link cells to close for renovations

Border Patrol facility notorious for chain-link cells to close for renovations

A US Border Patrol facility in south Texas that came under scrutiny this year for severe overcrowding and gained notoriety for its large chain-link cells is expected to close for renovations next spring, according to a senior Border Patrol official. The short-term detention facility in McAllen, Texas — known as the Centralized Processing Center —…MORE