|Another black church in South Carolina burns; cause unknown|
|Markets rally on report Greece accepts creditor terms|
|Christie’s New Hampshire marathon begins|
|Crowds count down to legalization of marijuana in Oregon, then light up|
Crowds counted down the minutes to midnight then lit up joints as smoking marijuana became legal in Oregon on Wednesday, part of a growing legalization movement spreading down the United States' west coast. Hundreds gathered on the Burnside Bridge in downtown Portland and smoked under the glow of a neon city sign, marking the moment that the law allowing recreational use, backed by voters in November, came into effect. The legislation opens the way for shops to sell marijuana by next year - though some lawmakers say they will still try to block retail outlets.
|Colorado movie rampage jurors to hear from expert on psychosis|
Calling into question his note-taking, qualifications and conclusions about gunman James Holmes, the lead prosecutor in Colorado's movie massacre trial put the defense's first expert witness through a withering cross-examination. Brauchler asked Woodcock why he did not watch all 22 hours of video interviews conducted by one of two court-appointed psychiatrists who found the defendant to be sane.
|Candidate Jeb Bush releases 33 years of tax returns in show of transparency|
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax records on Tuesday that traced his path to a net worth of between $19 million and $22 million, in a show of transparency that will pressure Democrat Hillary Clinton and his Republican rivals to open their financial books. Bush's income has soared since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007, the records showed. Tracking steadily higher through the financial crisis and deep recession, Bush's income was nearly $7.4 million in 2013.
|Top Obama aides knew about Clinton's private email in 2009|
|Terror expert throws 'cold water' on concerns of a July 4 attack|
|U.S. heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany|
|At last, de Blasio takes off gloves and hits back at Cuomo|
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with his one-time boss and friend of more than two decades Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revised his opinion of him on Tuesday in a highly unusual and extraordinarily personal news conference.
|IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment|
|Obama to announce U.S., Cuba deal to reopen embassies|