Colorado Lawmakers Don't Want Marijuana Going To People On Welfare Colorado legalized marijuana, but lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would prevent people from using welfare debit cards at marijuana dispensaries.
China Limits Chauffeurs; Workers Struggle To Pass Driving Test The Xinhua news agency spoke to a driving instructor who said some mid-level officials are lousy students: "too used to doing things their own way." One official has failed the driving test 10 times.
Understanding The Forces At Play In Yemen's Civil War Steve Inskeep talks to Adam Baron, of the European Council on Foreign Relations, about why it's wrong to define it as a sectarian conflict. Baron's article in <em>Politico</em>: "What We Got Wrong in Yemen
Comedy Central Backs New 'Daily Show' Host Despite Insensitive Tweets Comedy Central named Trevor Noah on Monday to replace Jon Stewart as host of <em>The Daily Show.</em> The 31-year-old comic is being criticized for misogynistic and anti-Semitic jokes tweeted in 2009.
The Neighborhood Wal-Mart, A Blessing Or A Curse? Wal-Mart is America's largest retailer and sets trends for the country's economy. If Wal-Mart were a country, it would be the world's 26th largest economy. It employs more than 2 million workers.
College Football Teams Use Girlfriends As Recruiting Tools David Greene talks to <em>Bloomberg View</em> sports writer Kavitha Davidson, who recently wrote about the problems she sees in colleges: using women to recruit male athletes.
Former Military Ruler Wins Nigeria's Presidential Election For the first time, an opposition challenger has defeated a sitting president at the ballot box. A peaceful<em> </em>transfer of power from one elected leader to another would be another first for Nigeria.
Iran Nuclear Negotiations Continue Past Deadline The U.S. says enough progress has been made in talks with Iran to warrant an extension of Tuesday's self-imposed deadline. Secretary of State Kerry remains in Switzerland for another day.
Minimal Sierra Nevada Snowpack Will Not Ease California's Drought The latest figures on the California drought are expected to be released on Wednesday. The state's snowpack, a major source of water for the rest of the year, is at the lowest level on record.