• In this July 16, 2016 photo, a competitor looks at a marijuana bud through a magnifying glass at the fifth annual Cannabis Cup, a competition for best marijuana, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Over the weekend, a panel of regional experts judged entries for aroma, flavor, effects and strength before picking the winners of the best indoor and outdoor crops. The South American country is home to the world's first government-regulated national marketplace for pot. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

    Uruguay marijuana growers compete in Cannabis Cup

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  • Correction: San Francisco-Foam Ban story

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  • NY requires more insurance for boxers, mixed martial artists

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  • Navajo Nation Council set to begin summer session in Arizona

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