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July 2nd, 2014
08:58 PM ET

Do U.S. drug laws apply differently to minorities?

Colorado is cashing in on pot. It's been six months since recreational marijuana became legal, and the state has already collected more than $11 million dollars in taxes.

While pot is bringing in millions in Colorado in most parts of the country, it can still land you in jail. Reports show black people are much more likely to be arrested for pot than whites.

So, are U.S. drug laws applied differently to minorities?

CNN's Jim Clancy has more.


Filed under: Justice • Marijuana • News • Politics
July 2nd, 2014
08:40 PM ET

19-year-old Colorado woman accused of trying to help ISIS

(CNN) - A Colorado woman was arrested at the Denver airport in April and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, according to court documents that were unsealed Wednesday.

Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, told FBI agents before her arrest that she was going to be with a member of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, that she had met through the Internet.

Her attorney, Robert William Pepin, told CNN he had no comment.

Conley was arrested on a jetway while trying to board a flight to Germany on April 8, according to a criminal complaint. She told investigators she was going to Turkey to await word from her suitor.

Conley, a certified nurse aide, had told FBI agents she was going to be the man's wife and a nurse in a ISIS camp near the Turkish border.

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Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News • Terrorism
July 2nd, 2014
08:34 PM ET

What will Tim Howard save next?

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard has been thrust into the spotlight after his 16 saves during Tuesday's game against Belgium. But what about all those other things that need saving? Jeanne Moos has the story.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos • News • Sports • World Cup
July 2nd, 2014
08:30 PM ET

Palestinian teen's body found in Jerusalem: Was it retaliation for the murder of three Israeli teens?

Tensions are rising in the Middle East amid accusations of a revenge killing.

Israelis and Palestinians are engaged in new and violent clashes after another teen is found murdered.

Palestinian teen's abduction, killing intensifies tensions in Mideast

Israeli police say they are looking into whether the teen's death was retaliation for the killings of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.

OutFront, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Spokesman Mark Regev.


Filed under: Gaza Strip • Hamas • International • Israel • Middle East • News