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Everyone in Colorado may get a pot tax refund

Thanks to Colorado's new pot tax and a quirky state law, residents may get a special one-time tax refund next year.

Israeli security experts oppose Netanyahu speech

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to the United States, some former security leaders from Israel have come out against his speech to Congress, set for Tuesday.

Alleged 'street racer' charged with murder after fatal hit-and-run in California

 (CNN) -- A man suspected of killing two people during a "street race" has turned himself in to Los Angeles Police.

Lupita Nyong'o's pearl Oscars dress possibly recovered

 The police may have found the missing dress.

Time for grown-up debate on inequality

Editor's note: Jeff Greene, an investor and philanthropist, was a Democratic candidate in Florida for the U.S. Senate in 2010. The views expressed are his own.

Crowdfunding is a popular way to make dreams come true

Crowdfunding has become a popular way for people to come together to lend a helping hand financially. Many are turning to sites like GoFundMe, including many here in the Borderland.

Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

Kanye West apologizes to Beck, Bruno Mars

Kanye West is on an apology spree. In a series of tweets, West reached out to singers Beck and Bruno Mars to express his contrition over his well-documented disses.

Spies in the toy box?

New technology is bringing the fantasy of of the "Toy Story" moveies to real life. They don't just talk to kids, new high-tech toys interact.

All eyes on House as DHS shutdown looms

House Speaker John Boehner has been here before -- wedged between his hard-right flank and the Senate.

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime in March

 Raise your hand if you are ready for spring and some warmer weather.

The Brief: Behind Deadlock on Immigrant Tuition, a Partisan Divide

The Big Conversation Voters are evenly split on whether the state should offer in-state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants, but that outer parity covers some pronounced polarization on the issue, according to the latest Universit

7 killed in Missouri shootings, police say

Seven people were found fatally shot in four residences in Tyrone, Missouri, after a girl reported hearing gunshots at one of the homes Thursday night, said Sgt. Jeff Kinder of the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Friday morning.

Video shows Aaron Hernandez dancing shortly before Odin Lloyd's killing

(CNN) -- About an hour and a half before Odin Lloyd was shot to death, the suspect in his killing, Aaron Hernandez, was captured on video dancing at a gas station south of Boston.

KFC tests edible coffee cups

KFC is planning to brew up something quirky for its customers in the United Kingdom -- a 100% edible chocolate coffee cup.