The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed and sold.
Lev Yashin revolutionized his position and became a hero of the Soviet Union.
Relatives pay tribute to "passionate, articulate and charismatic" Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison.
Inside one of America's most corrupt police squads.
Kate Leaver is a diagnosed insomniac. Here, she spends an entire month trying to find relief.
When a young Nicaraguan woman became mentally ill, the pastor in her village decided to carry out an exorcism to expel her "demons." Soon, she was dead.
Cassini's epic journey to the ringed planet, told by the people who helped make it happen
On 19 August 1987, gunman Michael Ryan went on the rampage in the small British town of Hungerford. Thirty years later, the events of that day are rarely discussed by those affected.
Three young ISIS militants lie dead on the banks of the River Tigris. They left behind personal photos and documents which reveal the extraordinary story of their private lives.
Up until now, the living had two ways to deal with the dead: bury them or burn them. Now, more and more are turning to a third option: dissoliution.
In the remote far west of Nepal, women are forced to move out of home when they have their periods
Landslides have killed at least 154 people in south-west Colombia and left many more injured, says President Juan Manuel Santos. Hours of heavy rains overnight caused rivers to burst their banks, flooding homes with mud in Putumayo province. An unknown number of people are missing.
A story of 23 Syrian footballers, 23m Syrian people, 4.9m refugees, six years of war and one president.
It is possible to trace the evolution of boozing back to the common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees.
Rasheed Benyahia was a "loving, gentle" boy from the suburbs, who enjoyed soccer and free running. Then one day he disappeared to join the Islamic State in Syria.
The track is called "I'll Stand By You Always" and Bruce think's it's actually pretty good.
Why did this man travel 200 miles to die on a deserted moor?
Tass Cambitzi has been tattooed 18 times, but is now undergoing painful laser removal. She has struggled to find value and self-worth all her life, but believes this will be easier without tattoos. “I want to start again,” she says. “I want nothingness.”
Which dating apps are winning the hearts of the world? Millions of people use dating apps to overcome social barriers, busy schedules and shyness in their hunt for "the one."
In a blog post, George RR Martin said that he'd written a lot of the story but that he was still "months away... and that's if the writing goes well". The HBO production has now caught up with the novels, based on the A Song of Ice and Fire series.