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This is your body on weed

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:20am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions.
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History of marijuana in America

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:20am
Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of "Reefer Madness" to growing acceptance of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use.
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World's most popular parks and nature preserves

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:14am
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5 things to start your day

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:59am
Three accused ISIS sympathizers are arrested. CDC investigates a deadly bacteria's link to doctors' offices. And winter does a number on the South.
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Costello: I'm 53. I'll wear short shorts if I want

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:59am
I hate the term "age appropriate." At 53 I will dress as I like, thank you.
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Drones cost $28,000 per arrest

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:49am
They are sleek, mostly silent converted weapons of war: Drones used by the Border Patrol to scan the skies in the empty deserts of the Southwest to spot illegal immigrants and then, if things work out, have agents arrest them. That's the idea, and the agents who use them say the drones give them a vantage point they never had before.
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Southwest jets missed inspection

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 1:57am
Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.
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Southern storm turns deadly

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:36am
A little more than a year ago, it quickly became frustratingly obvious that officials in Georgia were underprepared and overwhelmed by a winter storm.
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The dilemma over when to strike Mosul

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:30am
While U.S. Central Command officials sketched a likely April or May time frame for a looming battle against ISIS in Mosul last week, other military officials tell CNN there are alternative strategies that involve a series of strikes in other locations before an all out attack on Mosul.
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FBI: 3 from N.Y. tried to join ISIS

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:30am
Three men who lived in New York had offered to conduct numerous terrorist attacks, including killing President Obama, according to court papers. FULL STORY | READ THE COMPLAINT
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Justices let fisherman off the hook

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:33pm
The Supreme Court on Wednesday vindicated the claims of a small-time Florida fisherman who was caught improperly disposing of red grouper and later charged under a massive federal law passed after the document shredding debacle at the Enron Corporation.
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Boston Marathon bomb trial set to begin

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:17pm
The death penalty trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- long delayed by painstaking jury selection, crippling snowstorms and last-ditch appeals to move the case someplace else -- finally is scheduled to begin here next week.
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Baby girl dies after mom's bed bug treatment

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:25pm
An infant in Canada died and her four siblings are hospitalized after their mother treated their apartment for pesticides using phosphine tablets.
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D.C. blows off GOP on legal pot

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:47pm
Washington Mayor Muriel Bowswer says she'll defy congressional Republicans and implement D.C.'s new local law allowing its residents to smoke marijuana starting on Thursday.
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Opinion: What O'Reilly owes us

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:41pm
Faced with accusations he made up stories, he should admit he screwed up, apologize and try to move on.
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Putin issues 'apocalyptic' warning

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:10pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hopes the fighting in Ukraine never gets to that point. He also said there's no chance Crimea will be part of Ukraine again. FULL STORY
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Activist: ISIS kidnapped 150 Christians

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:48pm
ISIS is holding many more Assyrian Christians hostage than previously thought -- and it is reportedly planning to release a message Wednesday threatening to kill them.
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Opinion: Time to silence terrorists on social media

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:48pm
Private American companies should not be operating as the propaganda megaphone of foreign terrorist organizations, writes Ted Poe.
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What is ISIS' appeal for young people?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:43pm
The case of three teenage British girls, who are believed to have traveled to Syria to join ISIS, has refocused attention on the Islamic extremist group's appeal to young people.
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Clear GOP leader in Iowa poll

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 6:14pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is capping off more than a week of bad headlines with some good news out of the first-in-the nation caucus state.
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