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Joe Biden is still questioning if marijuana is a gateway drug, even though research doesn’t support the idea

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden said his questions over marijuana’s reputation as a gateway drug hold him back from supporting legalization. Biden claimed at a town hall that “there’s not nearly been enough evidence” to confirm if marijuana isn’t a gateway drug, which he would need before legalizing it nationwide. However, […]

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The best throw of Dwayne Haskins’ young NFL career was negated by a holding call

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins made an impressive, scrambling, 67-yard throw to receiver Terry McLaurin. The play, which would have been the best of Haskins’ young career, was called back because of holding. The Redskins ended up punting three plays later. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Dwayne Haskins made the best throw […]

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Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

By Jon Gambrell | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut down internet access across […]

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Kathie Lee Gifford’s Daughter Cassidy Is Engaged: ‘I Am Beyond the Moon and Stars,’ Proud Mom Says

Kathie Lee Gifford had a lot to celebrate this weekend! The former Today show host revealed on Sunday that her daughter Cassidy, 26, is engaged to boyfriend Ben Wierda. “So thrilled to announce that my beautiful daughter, @cassidygiff is engaged to a wonderful man, Ben @letsgetwierda,” Kathie Lee, 66, wrote alongside an adorable photo of […]

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RHOP’s Monique Samuels Files Counter Assault Charges Against Costar Candiace Dillard

Real Housewives of Potomac star Monique Samuels is firing back at her costar Candiace Dillard, after Dillard accused Samuels of second-degree assault. According to a summons obtained by PEOPLE, Dillard, 32, has now been charged with second-degree assault from the District Court of Montgomery County in Maryland, too. Samuels, 36, filed a complaint directly with […]

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George Takei says his dream dinner party would include his ‘Star Trek’ colleagues ‘with one exception’

In a Q&A with The Guardian, actor George Takei was asked who he’d invite to his dream dinner party, and he said he’d pick his colleagues from “Star Trek,” “with one exception.” The tongue-in-cheek remark was probably about Takei’s infamous decades-long feud with William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk to Takei’s Sulu. In his 1994 […]

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The NFL’s pass interference rules continue to baffle as a seemingly obvious grab prevented a Texans touchdown and didn’t get overturned

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey committed a seemingly obvious pass interference penalty against the Houston Texans’ DeAndre Hopkins, but the refs did not call it, even after a challenge and review. Many in the NFL world voiced their outrage and confusion over the NFL’s pass interference rules and the new challenge rule. Visit Business Insider’s […]

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Walters: California is protecting criminal cops

When the state of California licenses professionals, it is telling Californians that they can depend on licensees to perform their services competently, that miscreants will be disciplined and that in serious cases, their licenses will be lifted. For instance, the state bar, which oversees attorneys, publishes all of its disciplinary actions, along with the underlying […]