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Kentucky wants to make hemp a cash crop again
The state Senate passed a bill approving the growing of hemp if the federal government — which currently bans the plant — legalizes its production
Controversial drone toy for toddlers wasn't pulled from Amazon. It sold out.
Drones might be a source of political controversy because of their role in "targeted killings" in places like Pakistan and Yemen. But a children's toy version of the deadly unmanned aircraft has been a big hit on Amazon.
- SLIDESHOW: Valentine's Day by the numbers The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday released its facts and figures for Valentine's Day 2013, including candy, flowers and all things related to love.
12 potential candidates for the next pope
The surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning set the stage for the Vatican to elect a new pope by mid-March, and opened up the possibility that the papacy could be filled by a non-European for the first time in the modern era.
VIDEO: Students film themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl, prompt investigation
Students filmed themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl prompting an investigation of the game's security. The video shows the students encountering police, security, asking for directions and finally making it into the Superdome, a few rows from the field.
Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he's too infirm
Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties and on Feb. 28 will become the first pontiff in 600 years to resign. The announcement sets the stage for a conclave in March to elect a new leader for world's 1 billion Catholics.
Job seekers find a big rig pays off
Robert Boyd quit his job as a bank assistant branch manager to start truck-driving school in September. He graduated in December and landed work behind the wheel of a rig at twice the pay.
VIDEO: Second graders correct NFL players' tweets
A second-grade class in Buffalo, NY is showing off their combined passions for football and good grammar by correcting the spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure in NFL Players' tweets.
Six storms that changed the course of history
If Sandy swings the presidential election one way or the other, it wouldn't be the first time bad weather proved historically decisive.
- SLIDESHOW: Hurricane Sandy brings wind, water Damaging winds and storm surges from Hurricane Sandy began affecting Massachusetts on Monday.
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