NEW YORK (AP) - More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. WABC-TV reports that police responded to an intersection in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday. Police say 33 people overdosed from K2 at the same location in 2016. No arrests have been made in Saturday's overdoses but police say they are looking for the person who distributed the K2.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate _ challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The small, progressive party held its annual convention on Saturday at Harlem's First Corinthian Baptist Church. The 52-year-old Emmy award-winning activist accepted the endorsement.
NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn't bought anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks. Company executives have said its previous policies were loose and ambiguous. The new policy lets anyone use its cafes, patios or restrooms, regardless if they purchased anything.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing managers are asking fishermen to check their traps for lobsters carrying special green tags. The tags are part of a data collection program being conducted from May to November by the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation and the University of Rhode Island.
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