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Seattle police cure munchies with Doritos giveaway at city's Hempfest

When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there's not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city's Hempfest.

Apparently This Matters: Gingers take to the streets

 To call myself a true ginger is rather an insult to all the legitimate redheads of the world. You know, the super shiny ones you carefully hide from your children. "Mommy, what is that?"

Hockey in bathing suits

 Imagine playing an intense, high-speed game while tumbling over your teammates. Now, do it all while holding your breath.

U.S. average gasoline price tops $3.54

 The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased one tenth of a cent to $3.542, marking the second consecutive increase, the motorist group AAA said Saturday.

GM to recall nearly 300,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars

 General Motors has announced plans to recall nearly 300,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars from model years 2011 and 2012 due to a problem with their brake assist systems.

Study: Heavy coffee drinking in people under 55 linked to early death

When you make coffee with breakfast, or grab a to-go cup at a cafe before work, or raid your office's break room for a cup in the afternoon, you're probably not thinking about how scientists are studying it.

'Duck Dynasty' star kicked out of NYC hotel after staff mistakes him for a homeless man

A&E's "Duck Dynasty" may be one of the biggest reality TV successes in recent memory, but one of the stars said he and his famously wild beard have been victims of "facial profiling."

VIDEO: Parents outraged over new law allowing transgender students to use any bathroom, locker room they choose

Parents in one California school district are threatening to pull their kids out of class if their children are forced to share restrooms with kids of the opposite sex.

MLB to implement replay on 'virtually' all plays but strike zone, managers to get 3 challenges

On Thursday, Major League Baseball announced they would implement an instant replay on "virtually" every play except the strike zone. Managers will now also be able to have three manager's challenges per game.

Rapper pleads guilty to sex trafficking charge

A man accused of luring girls into the sex trafficking trade through a hip hop music label pleaded guilty to charges Thursday, according to federal documents released.