The Two-Way
2:47 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Oregon

It is now legal to use marijuana in Oregon.
Gosia Wozniacka AP

Recreational marijuana is legal in Oregon as of today.

People 21 and older can now possess up to an ounce of pot when away from at home and up to 8 ounces at home. It's also legal to grow up to four plants per household.

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Code Switch
1:39 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

20 Years Ago, Mount Zion AME Was Set On Fire. Last Night, It Burned Again

Fire crews took two hours to control the blaze at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, S.C., on Tuesday.
Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 2:43 pm

On Tuesday evening, flames engulfed the 100-year-old Mount Zion AME, a historically black church in Greeleyville, S.C. Authorities are still investigating the cause.

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The Two-Way
1:13 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Somebody Is Cutting Internet Cables In California

The FBI is investigating a string of recent physical attacks on Internet cables in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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It's All Politics
12:46 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

13 Emails That Stood Out From The Latest Clinton Document Dump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to the cheers of supporters at a Jefferson Jackson event hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia at George Mason University's Patriot Center, in Fairfax, Va., last Friday.
Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Late Tuesday evening the State Department released almost 2,000 emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state. While there was no "smoking gun" regarding the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the latest round of emails gives a look at who she was emailing with, more insight into her daily activities at State — and some daily struggles.

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The Salt
12:44 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Survey Forecasts A Banner Year For Atlantic Sea Scallops

NOAA scientists estimate they saw about 10 billion sea scallops off Delaware and southern New Jersey this spring as part of an annual survey.
Andrew Martinez Science Source

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 12:56 pm

Scallop fishermen off the East Coast could soon see one of their biggest bumper crops ever. A federal survey in waters off Delaware is predicting a boom in the next couple of years for the nation's most valuable fishery.

Every year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration looks for young sea scallops on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. This year, when they stuck their camera in the water, they got a huge shock, says Dvora Hart, a research analyst with NOAA's Fisheries Service.

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