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California’s legal pot law helps reduce, erase convictions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. The felony prevented him from landing jobs, gave his wife doubts about tying the knot and cast a shadow over his typically sunny outlook on life. So when an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor...

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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now largely unexplored. NASA's Juno spacecraft spotted the chaotic weather once it began skimming the giant gas planet's cloud tops last year. Scientists released their first major findings Thursday. The cyclones are hundreds of miles across and clustered near the poles. The...