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Seattle police cure munchies with Doritos giveaway at city's Hempfest

When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there's not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city's Hempfest.

Apparently This Matters: Gingers take to the streets

 To call myself a true ginger is rather an insult to all the legitimate redheads of the world. You know, the super shiny ones you carefully hide from your children. "Mommy, what is that?"

Hockey in bathing suits

 Imagine playing an intense, high-speed game while tumbling over your teammates. Now, do it all while holding your breath.

U.S. average gasoline price tops $3.54

 The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased one tenth of a cent to $3.542, marking the second consecutive increase, the motorist group AAA said Saturday.

GM to recall nearly 300,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars

 General Motors has announced plans to recall nearly 300,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars from model years 2011 and 2012 due to a problem with their brake assist systems.

Study: Heavy coffee drinking in people under 55 linked to early death

When you make coffee with breakfast, or grab a to-go cup at a cafe before work, or raid your office's break room for a cup in the afternoon, you're probably not thinking about how scientists are studying it.

Analysis: NSA revelations undermine government's assurances of privacy

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- First the Obama administration and the intelligence community said there was no program gathering Americans' data.

Study: Heavy coffee drinking in people under 55 linked to early death

When you make coffee with breakfast, or grab a to-go cup at a cafe before work, or raid your office's break room for a cup in the afternoon, you're probably not thinking about how scientists are studying it. So we'll just tell you: Many studies ha

Area 51 officially acknowledged, mapped in newly released documents

Area 51 has long been a topic of fascination for conspiracy theorists and paranormal enthusiasts, but newly released CIA documents officially acknowledge the site and suggest that the area served a far less remarkable purpose than many had supposed.