260 Arrested in Mass Protests in Hong Kong

Over 260 people were arrested in Hong Kong on Monday amid escalating clashes between pro-democracy student protesters and police. Some schools and universities across Hong Kong are closed today as demonstrations...

Brazilian Former President Lula Freed from Prison

Brazilian ex-President Lula gives speech after prison release Thousands of supporters of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have gathered to see the former Brazilian president after he was released from prison.  Lula spoke...

Hong Kong: Police Shoot Student Protester at Close Range

In Hong Kong, two people are in critical condition as anti-government protests escalated today. Police shot a student protester at close range. The shooting was captured in a video that has...

How Vietnam veterans expanded America’s cannabis strains

Veterans in the U.S. and Canada are becoming increasingly open to trying cannabis when first-line drugs aren’t working. But their governments aren’t making it easy. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs still...

These Companies Want to Make CBD More Affordable for Veterans

It’s no secret that cannabis helps combat veterans. But THC isn’t the only cannabis compound that may help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain, and other symptoms. CBD, a non-intoxicating compound...

Keystone Pipeline Spills 9,120 Barrels of Oil in Dakota Wetlands

A section of the Keystone Pipeline spilled half an Olympic swimming pool’s worth of sludgy oil into a North Dakota wetland on 29 October. Cleanup is underway, but ecologists say that...

How to buy CBD oil online: 8 tips you should know

I had never heard of CBD by itself, but as my mental state gradually destabilized and my therapist kept pushing me to get on medication, I figured Google could help. Truthfully,...

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man? Rodney Reed’s Family Demands Retrial Amid...

The state of Texas is facing growing calls to halt the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed, an African-American man who has spent over 20 years on death row for a rape...

Ex-Twitter Workers Charged with Spying for Saudis as part of Kingdom’s Growing Crackdown on...

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two former Twitter employees with helping Saudi Arabia spy on thousands of the kingdom’s critics. Ali Alzabarah and Ahmad Abouammo are accused of giving...

The War On Drugs Isn’t Over, According To The FBI

FBI data indicates that drug possession arrests are on the rise again, following a nine-year decline. Here are two facts that, when read side by side, might hurt your brain. A...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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