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Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds

For the first time ever, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – finding that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures.


Taking anti-depressants during pregnancy may increase autism risk

Women who take anti-depressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy may be at an increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


Guinea says Ebola outbreak nearly under control

The number of deaths caused by Ebola has slowed dramatically in Guinea and the outbreak is nearly under control, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday.


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Former Army sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for Afghan heroism
President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.

Man arrested after dropping backpack at Boston Marathon finish line
One man was arrested Tuesday after leaving a backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line on the one-year anniversary of a deadly bombing of the famous road race. 

What should students wear? Who decides? Dress codes can be a real minefield for schools
They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

Muslim groups, civil liberties advocates applaud end of NYPD Muslim surveillance program
Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates are applauding the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terror threats.


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