Miley Cyrus retracted a 10-year-old apology for a controversial Vanity Fair photoshoot with Annie Liebowitz where it appeared that she posed topless at 15 years old. At the time, a Disney representative said the ‘Hannah Montana’ star had been “deliberately manipulated.”
New York Democratic senator Chuck Schumer introduced a bill to federally decriminalize and regulate marijuana, taking pot off of the Controlled Substances Act while still allowing states to determine their own laws. It’s “simply the right thing to do,” he said.
A day after Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolás Maduro, won elections condemned as fraudulent, President Trump signed new economic sanctions to prevent the government from conducting "fire sales" of its assets. Maduro has governed over an economic freefall since 2013.