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Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legal

By Michael Pearson- CNN (CNN) -- Are you stoned?

FL man charged with poisoning competitor's bait fish worth $20K

By David Gould Boynton Beach, FL (WPTV) -- Boynton Beach police say a Lake Worth man killed between $20,000 and $30,000 worth of bait fish that belonged to a competitor.

VIDEO: AZ Greyhound bus crashes after passenger forcibly takes wheel

(KPNX) What began as a routine Greyhound bus trip ended in injury for some passengers aboard the Phoenix-bound vehicle after a man acting strangely throughout the trip forcibly took the wheel from the driver and shouted, "We are all going

Utah driver escapes vehicle seconds before semi-truck hits it

(KSL) Sam Miller could still feel the adrenaline running through his body tonight, because he believes he's truly lucky to be alive.

NM: Parents arrested after toddler swallows meth

Police arrested two New Mexico parents after a tipster told them the couple's baby might have consumed illegal drugs.

WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: FBI investigates Albuquerque PD for high rate of killings with no prosecutions

By David Fitzpatrick and Drew Griffin- CNN Investigations ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (CNN) -- Albuquerque police shot a homeless man in the back and killed him, and it was all caught on gruesome detail in a police video.

1 worker killed, 2 injured in blast at WA fireworks factory

(KING) One man is dead and two others injured following a Wednesday morning explosion at a Tenino, Washington fireworks factor.

Obama sends troops to Iraq to advise, not fight

Sunni militants fighting for control didn't seem to gain any ground in the last 24 hours in their march toward Baghdad, and President Obama has decided - no air strikes for now.

Congress calls for action on influx of unaccompanied children crossing border

Members of Congress issued a call to action Thursday, pleading for help for thousands of children who've poured across the United States' southern border in recent months.

Caught on Camera: Motorcyclist flies off bike in crash, gets up, walks it off

A 22-year-old motorcyclist walked away uninjured after slamming into a car and flipping in the air at a Clearwater, Florida intersection. Amazingly, he somehow managed to land on his feet and keep walking.

Obama announces 300 military advisers going to Iraq

By Barbara Starr and Tom Cohen- CNN