Advocates are pushing for legalization of marijuana on the 2016 ballot. The Florida Cannabis Act would regulate marijuana the same as alcohol is regulated.

Kanika Lal Recreational marijuana advocates are pushing for an initiative on the 2016 ballot that would grant Florida residents the right to vote on legalizing pot. The Florida Cannabis Act would allow anyone 21 and older to purchase and possess up to one ounce of marijuana. Adults could also grow up to six cannabis plants

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday morning she will not seek 2016 re-election. She wants to put her focus on helping the city progress rather than her campaign.

Kanika Lal Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday morning that she will not seek re-election. This decision comes just as the city is preparing for the trials of six police officers charged in 25-year-old Freddie Gray’s death from a spinal cord injury while in police custody. Baltimore also recently approved a $6.4 million dollar settlement

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed just wanted to impress his engineering teacher with his homemade clock. Instead, he ended up in handcuffs.

Off The Grid Ahmed Mohamed is a 14-year-old high school student from Irving, Texas who aspires to be an engineer. Over the weekend he decided to take apart a clock and rebuild it inside his pencil case. Proud of his accomplishment, he decided to take it to school on Monday to show his engineering teacher. That

Baruch College fraternity Pi Delta Psi and its members are facing charges after freshman Michael Deng died from serious injuries and delayed medical treatment.

Kanika Lal Five Baruch College fraternity members will face multiple charges for allegedly killing a college freshman in December 2013. Related Story President Obama Extends Paid Sick Leave in Honor of Labor Day Pocono Mountain regional police chief Chris Wagner told reporters college freshman Michael Deng, who died of injuries during a hazing ritual, was

Ben Carson is standing by his comments that a Muslim should not lead the United States. Carson went on to say that he would support someone with a Muslim background who is “willing to reject the tenets [of Islam] and accept the way of life that we have and clearly will swear to place the Constitution above their religion.”

Off The Grid I would like to ask Carson if he would do the same thing with his Christian religion. Will he make the same statement, sign the same papers and agree to keep his Christianity out of our government too? I’m sick of people saying that this country was founded upon Christianity because it

Hillary Clinton unveils her plan at a town hall meeting in Iowa to discuss prescription drug costs, in height of the recent drug increase by Turing Pharmaceutical CEO.

Kanika Lal Hillary Clinton rolls out a plan tuesday to lower prescription drug costs. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term This news comes a day after the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals raises the cost per pill from $13.50 to $750—a 5,000 percent increase. The Democratic frontrunner tweeted in response saying,

House speaker John Boehner tells his fellow Republicans he will step down from his Ohio Congressional seat October 30th.

Kanika Lal The speaker told his fellow republicans in a private meeting Friday morning he will resign his Ohio congressional seat on October 30th. Related Story Judge Andrew Napolitano: Libertarians Have Been Hijacked! Boehner’s office said in a statement: “The speaker believes putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable damage to the institution.”

In the first-ever papal address, Pope Francis speaks about immigration, climate change, and family in a joint meeting of Congress Thursday morning in Washington D.C.

Kanika Lal Pope Francis speaks at a joint meeting of Congress in the first-ever papal address. Related Story Your Old Friend Abortion: Alex Logan’s Truth on the Evil A-Word Pope Francis calls on Americans Thursday morning to embrace immigrants saying in his 45-minute speech: “We must not be taken aback by their numbers, but rather