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Weed revenue in Colorado tops $1 billion

(DENVER) -- Colorado has generated more than $1 billion by selling marijuana.The state legalized weed in 2014. Since then, total sales have exceeded $6.56 billion, according to the state's department of revenue."Today's report continues to show that Colorado's cannabis industry is thriving, but we can't rest on our laurels," Colorado…... Read More

Delta steps in to help fifth graders stranded at airport

(NEW YORK) -- Forget Superman, it was Delta Airlines to the rescue for a group of students and their chaperones who recently found themselves stranded in an airport before the first leg of a long-awaited summer trip to Virginia and Washington D.C.On June 2, fifth graders, parents and teachers from…... Read More

You can stay at in Tony Stark's 'Avengers: Endgame' cabin, thanks to Airbnb

(NEW YORK) -- WARNING: "AVENGERS: ENDGAME" SPOILERS AHEAD.What better way to say goodbye to Tony Stark than in the very place his superpowered friends did?Eagle-eyed fans on Reddit thought there was something familiar about a rustic lakeside cabin in Georgia that was listed on Airbnb, and they were right. The…... Read More

Nevada becomes first state to ban most pre-employment pot tests

(NEW YORK) -- Even as 11 states, plus Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational cannabis, lawmakers have struggled to find consensus on the question of whether employers could reject an applicant over their pot use. Now Nevada has become the first to push through that protection.Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly…... Read More

NYU Langone no longer accepting donations from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

(NEW YORK) -- Add New York University's medical center to the list of educational and cultural institutions that says it will no longer take money from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma.Purdue Pharma faces thousands of lawsuits for its role in the opioid crisis, which the…... Read More

Ford recalls over a million Explorer SUVs over potential suspension failure issues

(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company has issued safety recalls for more than a million cars.The model most affected by the series of recalls are Ford Explorer SUVs that were made between 2011 and 2017 due to an issue with suspension toe link fractures, which can diminish steering control, the company…... Read More

Mom invents freezer-friendly sandwiches that thaw just in time to eat at school

(NEW YORK) -- A Virginia mother has created a clever solution for time-crunched parents who want to send their kids to school with a healthy lunch.Heather Stouffer, founder of Mom Made Foods, has created the Lunchwich -- an already-made, frozen sandwich that thaws just in time to eat. "It can…... Read More

Nike's 'plus size' mannequins generate debate

(NEW YORK) -- When Nike rolled out its "plus size" mannequins for the launch of the new "Women by Nike" floor in NikeTown London last week, many cheered that the athletic company was promoting a more realistic body type.Others, however, decried the move as dangerous, saying that Nike was promoting…... Read More

Opioid maker Insys to be delisted from NASDAQ following bankruptcy filing

(WASHINGTON) -- Shares from opioid maker Insys Therapeutics Inc. will be delisted from the Nasdaq on June 19, the company said in a government filing on Tuesday. The news follows the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on Monday, which was filed one week after it agreed to pay $225 million…... Read More

Miami has a 7-acre hidden lagoon no one knows about

(MIAMI) -- Laguna Sole is a 7-acre man-made lagoon hidden in North Miami.The lagoon is part of a 184-acre, $4 billion development called Sole Mia.It was developed by two real estate families, the LeFranks and the Soffers.Laguna Sole has crystal-clear water that mimics that color of the water in the…... Read More

Lyft driver arrested after police find 17 suspensions on his license

(NEW YORK) -- Police on Long Island, New York, arrested a former Lyft driver who had been driving with 17 suspensions on his license. Officials with the Suffolk County Police Department said they found Leith Crossen, 57, sitting in a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta near the Cold Spring Harbor train station…... Read More

Ad against abortion bans signed by dozens of businesses including MAC, Bloomberg, Yelp

(NEW YORK) -- Movie executives aren't the only ones warning of how abortion bans could hinder business. Executives from top companies including Bloomberg, H&M, Yelp and Square were among 80 companies listed on a full-page ad in The New York Times calling to stop "policies that hinder people's health, independence…... Read More

One of California's biggest cannabis companies going public on Canadian stock exchange

(NEW YORK) -- When Steve DeAngelo co-founded a medical marijuana business in Northern California as a non-profit more than a decade ago, he never dreamed the plant treasured by pot-smoking hippies of the 1960s and demonized by anti-drug crusaders would one day be embraced by the white-collar world of finance.On…... Read More

American Airlines extends flight cancellations involving beleaguered Boeing 737 Max

(NEW YORK) -- American Airlines extended cancellations of flights involving the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet on Sunday in a move that’s expected to inconvenience hundreds of passengers daily through Labor Day. The airline said it removed the grounded 737 Max from its schedule through Sept. 3, 2019, about three…... Read More