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A violent arrest for marijuana possession shows how cops must adjust to hemp products

Police in North Carolina recently arrested people for smoking legal hemp products that smell just like marijuana, which is still illegal there.

A visit to the last animatronics still singing in Chuck E. Cheese

A Chuck E. Cheese in Northridge, Calif., will be the last remaining stronghold of the chain’s signature animatronics. We visit the pizza arcade for nostalgia’s sake.

George Santos is expelled from Congress by an overwhelming vote

The House voted overwhelmingly to expel New York Republican George Santos from Congress, making him the sixth person in history to be expelled in that manner.

Former clerk remembers Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Justin Driver, former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, about O’Connor’s life and legacy.

Biden’s re-election campaign is trying even harder to draw contrast with Trump

President Biden is going directly after GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump more and more these days. It’s part of a campaign strategy to make an impact with moderates and independents.

How Paris and Nicole made their mark on America in ‘The Simple Life,’ 20 years later

Twenty years ago, America was introduced to Beverly Hills celebutantes Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie through their reality TV show, The Simple Life.

Sec. Gina Raimando on the role of commerce in supporting national security

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on the evolving role of commerce in U.S. national security.

Weed can’t be shipped across state lines. A lawsuit in Oregon hopes to change that

Many states where marijuana has been legalized are now facing a marijuana glut — something that could be solved by shipping weed across state lines. But interstate trade of marijuana is still banned.

Sandra Day O’Connor, first woman on the Supreme Court, dies

Sandra Day O’Connor was called “the most powerful woman in America” during her quarter of a century as a Supreme Court justice.

Avoid cantaloupe unless you know its origins, CDC warns amid salmonella outbreak

At least 117 people in 34 states have gotten sick from salmonella infections. U.S. health officials believe two brands of cantaloupe — and dozens of fruit cups and medleys — may have been the cause.

A proposed new rule from the EPA says U.S. cities need to replace lead water pipes

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks to Flint resident Melissa Mays, a clean water activist, about the EPA’s proposed rule that most U.S. cities will have to replace lead water pipes within the next 10 years.

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