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High profile: Cannabis chemical delta-8 gains fans, scrutiny

High profile: Cannabis chemical delta-8 gains fans, scrutiny

NEW YORK (AP) — A chemical cousin of pot’s main intoxicating ingredient has rocketed to popularity over the last year, and the cannabis industry and state governments are scrambling to reckon with it amid debate over whether it’s legal.
Bob Odenkirk collapses on 'Better Call Saul' set

Bob Odenkirk collapses on 'Better Call Saul' set

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the show's New Mexico set on Tuesday and had to be hospitalized.

Restaurant owner's Capitol riot arrest rattles hometown

KANE, Pa. (AP) — A crank caller ordered an “insurrection pizza” from Pauline Bauer’s restaurant. A profane piece of hate mail addressed her as a domestic terrorist. She even became a punchline for Stephen Colbert’s late-night talk show on CBS.

Slipknot founding drummer Joey Jordison dies at 46

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joey Jordison, a founding member of Slipknot, who drummed for the influential metal band in its most popular period and helped write many of its best-known songs, has died Monday at age 46, his family said.
The Latest: Nevada orders indoor mask use for its cities

The Latest: Nevada orders indoor mask use for its cities

LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials are re-imposing a mask mandate for indoor public spaces in the state’s cities in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus amid a rise in cases and hospitalizations not seen since before the arrival of vaccines.
Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli's court debt

Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli's court debt

NEW YORK (AP) — An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold Tuesday for an undisclosed sum, though prosecutors say it was enough to fully satisfy the rest of what he owed on a $7.
Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people, mostly women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the killings and was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.
3 Mexican ships taking fuel, medical aid and food to Cuba

3 Mexican ships taking fuel, medical aid and food to Cuba

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Mexican ships carrying food, fuel and medical supplies were sailing to Cuba on Tuesday and a third was getting ready to head there Wednesday, in what experts said was Mexico's biggest aid run for Cuba in almost three decades.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,173.352, up 8.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.10 or 4.12 per cent, to 25.62 on 7.8 million shares.
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's going to be a surge in viewership interest in the Tokyo Olympics, NBC Universal is still waiting.