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The Scripps National Spelling Bee has a new winner. 12 year old Ananya Vinay. Another Indian American. That’s not news anymore.
But Ananya Vinay’s victory made news outside the spelling beehive for a different reason.

I was in the holy city of Varanasi and I saw what CNN showed the world on the new show Believer with Reza Aslan. I saw the Ganga, the holy river of the Hindus polluted.

The failed promise of the Internet

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The web has been seen as the originator of the information age. But to many, it's now the perpetrator of the disinformation age.

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Nevada could consider recreational cannabis in 2016… US marijuana laws break UN treaties… Canadian natives plan medical cannabis facility… Don't hit your customers… and more.

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Jerry Brown afraid of potheads... Oregon & Washington go legit... Customer etiquette in Colorado... Tenants right to smoke indoors not valid... Gold rolling papers?... Gupta doubles down on cannabis... and more. 

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