It looks like for the first time in a landmark case a judge has ruled that you can still get fired for smoking weed in Colorado, even though weed is legal. A man named Brandon Coats who worked for the Dish Network tested positive for marijuana. Brandon had been paralyzed in a car accident and was a medical marijuana user ever since. The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that since marijuana was still illegal under federal law, companies can still fire you. The war isn’t over folks. Check out the article after the jump.
Finally, a little bit of closure for the people of Boston after the suspect was arrested after a day-long chase which ended on a boat. Obama gave a press conference praising everyone involved in the chase, and also questioned the movies behind the bombers. Check the video out after the jump.
Although Barack Obama won his past two elections by tapping into the younger generation’s love for social media, Bill Clinton won the old fashioned way without Twitter. Colbert had to try a few usernames since @PresidentClinton and @WilliamJeffersonClinton were taken. Find out what he his Twitter name is after the jump.
Barack Obama is no Mitt Romney and clearly has nothing to hide, which is why he made his 2012 tax returns public. Curious to see how much Obama made and paid in taxes? Check out the breakdown after the jump.
Earlier today, Jay-Z released a new track, “Open Letter,” which addressed his current happenings, including the political controversy surrounding his recent trip to Cuba. During a briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke on the song, explaining that Jay followed proper protocol and didn’t communicate with President Obama.
Jay-Z & Bey look blissfully in love on their 5th anniversary–and beautiful Havana looked like a fantastic choice for them. But they’re getting flack about going to the country that is technically off-limits to American tourists by law, and a Cuban activist is calling their trip “insensitive” as they didn’t address abuse against women and suppression of freedom by the Cuban government. Check out more about what he has to say after the jump and pics of the couple in the gallery.
Drones are a topic of intense debate right now, challenging a program that started under Bush and has been expanded by Obama. Congress has called for more transparency in what is an ethically questionable practice. What did these reports reveal?