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As Police Monitor Social Media, Legal Lines Become Blurred

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In 'Domain Awareness,' Detractors See Another NSA

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Cold War Technology Sought By Spy Is In Your Pocket — Sort Of

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Marijuana 'Hash Oil' Explodes In Popularity, And Kitchens

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Catholic School Students Protest Firing Over Gay Marriage

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A Late Christmas Tree May Not Be A Beauty, But It's A Tradition

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'Bertha' Still Stuck In Her Tunnel Under Seattle

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A Majority In U.S. Favor Legal Pot, But Will That Stick?

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Washington is the second state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana. Some entrepreneurs see state-licensed pot as a golden ticket, but other growers aren't sure applying for a license makes good business sense. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Washington State Growers Roll The Dice On New Pot Licenses

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A lineman grounds a line on a replacement pole in McNeill, Miss., after 2012 Christmas day storms downed both telephone and electric power lines and poles throughout the state. Upkeep on traditional landlines is expensive, and some are pushing for relaxing requirements that phone companies maintain these lines. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Is It The End Of The Line For The Landline?

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In Washington state, dogs don't need to sniff out pot anymore, but troopers are keeping an eye out for high drivers. Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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There May Be A Green Light For Pot, But Not For Driving High

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