April 2, 2013 KUNCAn obscure tax provision crafted for drug dealers is giving state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries a headache. Federal income tax rates for dispensaries in Colorado can soar to 70 percent because businesses can't claim certain deductions. It's a policy the industry is trying to change.
April 2, 2013 The Alawites have a history of siding with former dictator Syrian Hafez Assad and his son, President Bashar Assad, who are also members of the Shiite minority. But during a recent gathering in Cairo, some said they're willing to take the risk and denounce the regime after burying so many of their own.