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Partygoers listen to live music on the second of two days at the annual 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver, on April 20, 2014. Photo: AP
Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist known as NJ Weedman, carries a large cross with likeness of a marijuana leaf as he walks with a group of activists along State Street on April 20, 2014. Photo: AP
People pack Hippie Hill during 420 celebrations in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, on April 20, 2014.

Public celebrations in Colorado over Easter weekend as pot holiday hits mainstream

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Annual event in first US state to legalise recreational marijuana draws tens of thousands
Driver arrested for deadly US childcare crash

Driver arrested for deadly US childcare crash

WINTER PARK (Florida) — Four-year-old Lily Quintus loved princesses, Star Wars and ranch dressing — on everything — said her mother whose pleas and those of others were answered...

Former Canadian finance minister dies

Former Canadian finance minister dies

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial stage who stepped down just three weeks ago, has died. He was 64.

US health secretary Sebelius to resign

US health secretary Sebelius to resign

WASHINGTON — Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage inflicted by...

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