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Federal jury acquits family on 4 of 5 pot charges in Washington state

A marijuana-growing family in Washington state was acquitted Tuesday on most of the federal charges against them, but convicted of one count that reportedly could put them behind bars for five years.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Joins the Star Wars Universe

As the Star Wars series curises through its second season Trending Star Wars Star Wars Rebels Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.

Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the sole major candidate thus far in the 2016 U.S. Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer, made her first public remarks about her bid at a campaign-style event Tuesday night – 2,300 miles away, in Washington, D.C.

Cogliano scores 2, lifts Ducks over Coyotes 4-1

Andrew Cogliano scored twice, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks got a point from one of their newcomers in a 4-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Homeless man killed by LAPD stole Frenchman's identity, officials say

The homeless man shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row was a convicted bank robber who assumed the identity of a French man to enter the United States more than 15 years ago, according to records and interviews.

Science goes to great lengths to measure average penis size

Researchers have finally answered one of the most compelling questions in the field of medicine: What is a normal size for a penis?

Even Europe isn’t doing enough to meet its climate goals

The European Union is not on track to cut CO2 emissions sharply enough -- and that’s bad news for all of the less ambitious nations out there.

Whole Foods is selling you fish farmed by prisoners

According to a recent investigation by Pacific Standard, your tilapia may have come from a federal prison in Cañon City, Colo.

NBA review determines that J.J. Redick's ejection was correct call

The NBA released a review of the last two minutes of Monday's game between the Clippers and the Minnesota Timberwolves, in which they determined that J.J. Redick's ejection was the correct call.

Kelly Clarkson duets with Jimmy Fallon, reveals 2015 tour dates

Kelly Clarkson kicked off release week for her new “Piece by Piece” album with an appearance Monday on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where she and the show’s host dived into a medley of hit pop duets spanning the last half century.

California steps up prison drug screening for visitors and staff

California prison officials say they expect to have drug-sniffing dogs and ion scanners at 11 prisons by this spring, an effort to put a damper on a behind-bars drug trade that had one out of four inmates testing positive for illegal substances last year.

John Lautner-designed home in Malibu up for summer lease

The John Lautner-designed beach home in Malibu known as the Krause House is up for summer lease at $70,000 a month with a two-month minimum term.

Mitch McConnell, hemp hero

It's always seemed crazy that industrial hemp got swept up in the war on drugs. The senate's Republican majority leader thinks so too.

Football: Travis Clark leaves Santa Monica for Lawndale

After six years as head coach at Santa Monica High, Travis Clark is leaving to become the football coach at Lawndale.

One thing Netanyahu and Obama agree on: Climate change is a huge threat

They might have vastly different visions for how to deal with Iran, but Obama and Netanyahu agree on the necessity of climate change action.

Simon Despres, Tomas Fleischmann to make Ducks debuts Tuesday

Defenseman Simon Despres, one of four players acquired by the Ducks on Monday in a deadline-beating trading spree, participated in the team’s morning skate Tuesday and is expected to play against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night at Gila River Arena. Despres was given uniform number 24...

Alex Johnson dies at 72; former American League batting champion

Former California Angels star Alex Johnson, the 1970 American League batting champion, died Tuesday in Detroit, the Angels announced. He was 72.

Netanyahu's speech elicits praise, frustration from Congress members

For a speech about which there was much controversy among Democrats, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s first applause line was reserved for an unlikely recipient: Harry Reid, the top Senate Democrat, whom he praised for a quick recovery from a recent injury.

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