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Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions.
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.
Three accused ISIS sympathizers are arrested. CDC investigates a deadly bacteria's link to doctors' offices. And winter does a number on the South.
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.
Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.
A little more than a year ago, it quickly became frustratingly obvious that officials in Georgia were underprepared and overwhelmed by a winter storm.
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.
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
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.
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.
An infant in Canada died and her four siblings are hospitalized after their mother treated their apartment for pesticides using phosphine tablets.
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.
Faced with accusations he made up stories, he should admit he screwed up, apologize and try to move on.
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
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.
Private American companies should not be operating as the propaganda megaphone of foreign terrorist organizations, writes Ted Poe.
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.
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.