Maybe it’s because I was born a couple of months after Woodstock and wasn’t around when marijuana was as common as iPods are today, but I’m constantly amazed that after all these years–and all the wars on drugs and all the public-service announcements–nearly 15 million Americans still use marijuana at least once a month. California and 10 other states have already decriminalized marijuana for medical use
Jean Todt has succeeded Max Mosley as president of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) after he was elected to the most powerful position in motorsport on Friday.
Monday’s news that Afghanistan’s Electoral Complaints Commission has stripped President Hamid Karzai of his first-round re-election victory potentially removes the last obstacle cited by the Obama Administration to sending thousands more U.S.
The International Olympic Committee was preparing Friday to elect a host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, a prize so sought-after that presidents, sports legends and royalty have turned out to lobby for their country’s candidate city. Four cities on four continents are in the running as IOC members gather at Denmark’s modern Bella Center convention hall in Copenhagen.
Afghan presidential election results from five polling stations were declared invalid by the Electoral Complaints Commission on Thursday because of fraud. The polling stations are in Paktika province, where incumbent President Hamid Karzai has considerable support.