Actress: 'Macho' persecution followed 'El Chapo' meeting

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo said Monday that her involvement in actor Sean Penn's interview with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has cost her acting jobs and a "macho" Mexican government is persecuting her only because she's a woman.

Disregard all those farewells: Obama isn’t really leaving

The Obamas will take the traditional final post-inaugural Air Force flight — but only for a vacation. For the first time in almost a century, the immediate ex-president will continue residing in Washington, ostensibly while a daughter finishes the second half of high school.

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Uniting States of Marijuana: the country's evolving laws on cannabis

Results from the 2016 election brought about new rules on the use of recreational and medicinal marijuana in several states, with more than half now allowing for the latter. Federal government leaders including president-elect Donald Trump have voiced their opinion on the changing state of mind around marijuana. Is this the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition?
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Uniting States of Marijuana: the country's evolving laws on cannabis

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Eviction attempt leads to standoff

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Folsom zoo mountain lions get friendly with snowman

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