Michael R. Blood, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 1:26pm
Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of venerable cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
U.S. stocks are mixed Monday afternoon as the week on Wall Street gets off to an indecisive start. Household goods makers and health care companies are slumping while energy companies are rising with oil prices, and technology companies and smaller, more U.S.-focused companies are making small gains. Indexes in Europe and Asia are lower, and Volkswagen is down after German authorities detained the CEO of its Audi division as part of an investigation into the manipulation of emissions controls.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 12:41pm
A former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was alternately portrayed as a hero or a scoundrel at the opening of a corruption trial Monday over upstate construction projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
An independent safety panel discovered radioactive contamination on a worker's hands and other places at a nuclear weapons lab in New Mexico — the latest safety lapse at the facility as it ramps up work with nuclear material.
Nicholas Paphitis and Fanis Karabatsakis, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 12:06pm
Greek anti-terrorism police arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked criminal charges Monday, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a series of police highway checkpoints.
A freight train derailed in southwest Indiana and several train cars caught fire, possibly due to a propane leak, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said.
The European Union said Monday it has extended restrictions on doing business with companies or officials in Ukraine's Crimea region and the city of Sevastopol for a year over Russia's annexation of the peninsula.