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Armenians, Hmong and other groups feel US race and ethnicity categories don't represent them

May. 27, 2024 18:22 PM EDT

The federal government recently reclassified race and ethnicity groups in an effort to better capture the diversity of the United States, but some groups feel the changes miss the mark. Hmong, Armenian, Black Arab and Brazilian communities in the U.S. say they are not represented...

Biden's historic marijuana shift is his latest election year move for young voters

May. 01, 2024 11:23 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — President Joe Biden may eventually ban TikTok, but he's moving to give something back to the young people who dominate the popular social media app — a looser federal grip on marijuana. Facing softening support from a left-leaning voting group that will be crucial...

US poised to ease restrictions on marijuana in historic shift, but it'll remain controlled substance

Apr. 30, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will move to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, The Associated Press has learned, a historic shift to generations of American drug policy that could have wide ripple effects across the country. The proposal,...