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  • Massachusetts Nov 22, 2018

    It's Official: Recreational Marijuana Sales Start in Mass.

    t’s been two years since Massachusetts residents voted “yes” to recreational marijuana and now, they’re able to buy it. With sales officially starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the two legal pot shops so far, Leicester-based Cultivate and Northampton-based New England Treatment Access, are expecting long lines as they become the first two recreational marijuana dispensaries to open in the...

  • Massachusetts Nov 17, 2018

    Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin Tuesday in Mass.

    Starting Tuesday, adults will be able to purchase marijuana legally at two stores in Massachusetts. At 4:20 p.m. on Friday, the Cannabis Control Commission announced that it had given the OK for retail sales to begin at the state’s first two pot shops — Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access in Northampton — in three calendar days. Both...

  • defense secretary Jun 9, 2018

    Harry and Meghan Turn Out for Trooping the Color Spectacle

    Prince Harry and his new wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, joined the pageantry of the annual Trooping the Color ceremony Saturday in London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday. The duke and duchess, who married three weeks ago, made the short trip from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade in a horse-drawn carriage as royal fans lining the...

  • Prince Jun 9, 2018

    Harry and Meghan Turn Out for Trooping the Color Spectacle

    Prince Harry and his new wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, joined the pageantry of the annual Trooping the Color ceremony Saturday in London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday. The duke and duchess, who married three weeks ago, made the short trip from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade in a horse-drawn carriage as royal fans lining the...

  • Twitter Mar 19, 2018

    5 Dead, 5 in Hospital After Explosion in English City

    Five people have died of injuries from an explosion that caused the collapse of a building in the central England city of Leicester, police said Monday. A search and rescue operation continued for other possible victims of the Sunday night explosion that injured five more people, officials said. Leicestershire Police Superintendent Shane O’Neill said the building where the explosion happened...

  • Daniel Macht Jan 16, 2018

    Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases

    Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze. In a case study published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, doctors described their initial confusion when the previously healthy...

  • Netflix Aug 11, 2017

    NBC Moves 130 Premier League Games to Streaming Service

    Trying to gauge what it can sell directly to cord cutters, NBC is launching its direct-to-consumer Premier League product with the start of the season this weekend.

  • NBC Aug 2, 2017

    NBC Moving Studio Show to England for Premier League Openers

    NBC is moving its Premier League studio show to England for the season openers for the first time. The network said Wednesday that Rebecca Lowe will host broadcasts on site from Aug. 11-13 with a rotating group of the network’s analysts and commentators. The Premier League season opens on a Friday night for the first time on Aug. 11 when...

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