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3 deaths may be tied to synthetic marijuana in Colorado

Three people in Colorado may have died after smoking synthetic marijuana, state health officials fear.

Obama to take his case to American people on Tuesday

President Barack Obama will take his case for a military attack on Syria directly to the American people in a nationwide address Tuesday, he told reporters in Russia at the conclusion of the G20 summit.

Obama to take his case to American people on Tuesday

President Barack Obama will take his case for a military attack on Syria directly to the American people in a nationwide address Tuesday, he told reporters in Russia at the conclusion of the G20 summit.

2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at what you need to know about the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Facts: The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th.

Aaron Hernandez pleads not guilty

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Friday in the Boston-area death of Odin Lloyd. It was his sixth time appearing in a courtroom since his June 26 arrest.

Arkansas legislators to address rising cost of teacher health insurance

The Arkansas Senate Committee on Education will meet in joint session with the Senate Insurance and Commerce Committee, beginning on September 9, to explore ways to hold down spiraling costs of teacher health insurance.

Panel finds State Department did not pay enough attention to overseas diplomats resulting in Benghazi attacks

An independent panel has found the State Department has not overall paid enough attention to overseas security for diplomatic posts and called for it to be elevated in importance, several sources familiar with the matter said.

5 things from Senate hearing on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen.

Polls: Should U.S. launch strikes against Syria?

Two new national polls indicate the same thing: More Americans oppose rather than favor U.S. military strikes against Syria.