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Study: Pot more a habit for college students than cigarettes

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 4:00 p.m.

More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found.

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Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 2:00 p.m.

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.

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Michigan, Oklahoma attorneys general call for Iran sanctions

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 4:00 p.m.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The attorneys general of Michigan and Oklahoma are urging leaders in every state to impose state-based sanctions against Iran in response to a nuclear accord between Iran, the U.S. and other nations.

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Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 3:00 p.m.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he is letting all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy absolve the "sin of abortion" if they seek forgiveness with a "contrite heart."

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Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 2:00 p.m.

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.

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African spurred tortoise found near Hawks

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1:00 p.m.

HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks one recent afternoon, Jode Paull saw something on the side of the road that caught his eye. He stopped his pickup to investigate, and discovered an odd looking tortoise, definitely not locally known, and took it home to find out what it was.

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General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas emission cuts

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 12:00 p.m.

General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.

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Trial set for officer charged with abusing Indian man

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 12:00 p.m.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police officer goes on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood.

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Judge: Challenge to Flint water rates can be class-action

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 11:00 a.m.

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A judge says a lawyer challenging Flint over water bills can turn the case into a class-action lawsuit, potentially affecting 30,000 people.