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Japan's Emperor Akihito, who will abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne and hand it to his son next year, has been showered with cheers from tens of thousands of New Year's well-wishers at the Imperial Palace
Authorities say a man who shot and killed a Colorado deputy and wounded four others along with two civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials
From a pot shop in Santa Cruz that proclaimed "Prohibition is Over!" to one in San Diego that gave out moon landing T-shirts that declared a "giant leap for mankind," the Golden state turned a shade greener with its first sales of recreational marijuana