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Oregon votes to legalize marijuana

Marijuana activists who have longed for decades to end America’s drug war celebrated more major victories Tuesday, with Oregon.

U.S. Capitol (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP to control Senate

Republicans have captured their sixth Senate seat that had been held by Democrats.

This photo provided by Compassion & Choices shows Brittany Maynard. A spokesman for Maynard says she has taken lethal medication prescribed by a doctor and died. Sean Crowley with the group Compassion & Choices said late Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, that Maynard was surrounded by family Saturday when she took the medication. She was weeks shy of her 30th birthday. (AP Photo/Compassion & Choices)

US woman galvanizes right-to-die efforts

A young woman’s last days has sparked a national conversation about whether it’s right for a terminally ill person to end his or her own lif…