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Alaska Becomes Fourth State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Matt Ferner | November 5, 2014 | Politics
In yet another major pushback against the war on drugs Tuesday, Alaska legalized recreational marijuana joining Oregon and Washington, D.C. -- both of which which legalized cannabis only hours before on election day. Alaska becomes the fourth state in the U.S. to legalize retail marijuana, along...

Badass Porcupine Fights Off Pride Of 17 Lions In South Africa

Ed Mazza | November 5, 2014 | Green
Who's the king of the jungle now? Footage posted on YouTube last week shows a pride of 17 lions surrounding a single porcupine at the Londolozi Game Reserve, a private reserve bordering Kruger National Park in South Africa. "This is not an ideal...

Sarah Palin Warns GOP: 'You Didn't Build This'

Ed Mazza | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Sarah Palin congratulated the Republicans on their sweeping victory in Tuesday's elections, but she also issued a warning. "Now, new Republican Congressional majority in the House and Senate, please realize that Americans were not necessarily voting FOR any party; they were voting AGAINST the continued...

Charles Djou Loses In Midterm Election Race Against Mark Takai

Mollie Reilly | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Republican Charles Djou was defeated by Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. Djou was a member of Congress representing the district until Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) defeated him in 2010. He ran unsuccessfully to reclaim the seat in 2012. ...

Mark Takai Wins Midterm Election Race Against Charles Djou

Mollie Reilly | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) defeated Republican Charles Djou in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. The race quickly became one of the most closely watched contests in Hawaii after the Aug. 9 primary. Takai, a state representative for the past 20 years, had to beat...

Pizza Guy Takes On Armed Robber In Scene Caught On Video

Ed Mazza | November 5, 2014 | Crime
Police in Washington state are looking for a serial robber with a very specific taste in crime: He holds up pizza places. Jordan Raudenbush, manager of the Pizza Time restaurant in Lacey, had heard about the robberies and wasn't about to give up so easily when the suspect walked in...

Don Young Re-Elected To The U.S. House

Ashley Alman | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Rep. Don Young (R) was re-elected to Congress as Alaska's at-large representative, the Associated Press is projecting. Young was first elected to Congress in 1972 and is the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. Though Young has faced corruption charges and is known for...

Stewart Mills Loses To Incumbent Rick Nolan In Minnesota Congressional Race

Ashley Alman | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Republican Stewart Mills lost to incumbent Rick Nolan in the midterm election in Minnesota on Tuesday. Mills and Nolan were battling to represent Minnesota's 8th District. Below, more updates on election news:

Rick Nolan Defeats Stewart Mills In Minnesota's 2014 Election

Ashley Alman | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) defeated Republican Stewart Mills in Tuesday's midterm election race. Nolan represents Minnesota's 8th District. Below, more updates on election news:

George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

Paige Lavender | November 5, 2014 | Politics
George P. Bush, grandson of former President George H.W. Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush, won his first election Tuesday. Bush was elected Texas land commissioner. The AP reported earlier on Bush: Bush, a 38-year-old Fort Worth attorney and energy consultant, has raised more...

2014 Election Results: Winners & Losers

Sara Bondioli | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Some of the most intriguing races remain undecided as election night winds down. If you’ve read any headlines so far, it’s easy to see Democrats were clear losers Tuesday. But this year’s midterms were about more than who controls Congress and the candidates themselves. So, who...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Had A Very, Very Bad Night

Samantha Lachman | November 5, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Republicans had been predicted to take control of the Senate Tuesday evening, but Democrats hoped to do better in gubernatorial races. They were more than disappointed, as even candidates who had been expected to easily win in Democratic-leaning states were defeated. In deep-blue Maryland,...

Did This Young Woman Kill Her Boyfriend With Drugs?

Rochelle Nelson | November 5, 2014 | Dr. Phil
In March 2013, just a few weeks before his 21st birthday, Chris was found dead from an overdose of Fentanyl, a drug that is 100-times more potent than heroin. Chris’ father and stepmom are convinced that Chris’ girlfriend, Toni, is responsible for the young man’s death, saying she got him...

Why Are You Still Single? 5 Tips To Consider

Rochelle Nelson | November 5, 2014 | Dr. Phil
Are you single and sick of it? Is it the men … or could it be you? Well, there’s one common denominator in all the dates you’ve been on: YOU. So you’ve got to do a bit of soul-searching to help you get to the bottom of why you’re not...

What You Need To Know About Other Adults Who Are Impacting Your Kids

Rochelle Nelson | November 5, 2014 | Dr. Phil
How much do you know about the adults your child interacts with outside of your family? Have you ever talked to the Little League coach about his values or experience? How about all the employees at a daycare center? "Those powerful adults can write on the...

Congress Will Have 100 Women For The First Time In History

Laura Bassett | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Democrat Alma Adams will become the 100th woman in the 113th Congress after winning a special election on Tuesday to replace Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.), who became director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency earlier this year. Because it was a special election, Adams will be sworn in...

Mia Love Defeats Doug Owens In 2014 Utah Election

Paige Lavender | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Republican Mia Love defeated her Democratic opponent Doug Owens in the race to represent Utah's 4th congressional district, the AP reported early Wednesday. With that win, Love becomes the first black woman Republican elected to Congress. Utah's 4th district is currently represented by Rep. Jim Matheson (D), who announced in...

Maui Voters Opposing GMO Ban In Early Returns

James Cave | November 5, 2014 | Politics
HONOLULU (AP) — Early returns show an uphill struggle for a ballot initiative that would ban the growing of genetically modified organisms in Maui County. The first ballots to be counted show 58 percent of voters oppose the ban.

Rand Paul Taunts Hillary Clinton After GOP Victory

Sam Levine | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wasted no time using the GOP’s new majority in the Senate in the face of potential 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton. Paul posted an entire Facebook album of photos of Clinton campaigning with candidates who lost on Tuesday. Each photo was tagged #HillarysLosers. On...

Pete Gallego Loses Re-Election In 2014 Texas Race

Paige Lavender | November 5, 2014 | Politics
Democratic Rep. Pete Gallego lost to Republican Will Hurd on Tuesday. Gallego has represented Texas' 23rd District since 2013. Below, live updates on midterm news from around the nation: