Tie vote blocks Obama’s immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation, effectively killing the plan for the rest of his presidency.

Signatures submitted for medical marijuana proposal

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Supporters of medical marijuana turned in thousands of signatures Monday in an effort to put their legalization proposal on the Arkansas ballot this fall, and called on backers of a competing ballot measure to end their campaign.