Justin Hicks

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A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Found heroin labeled 'Obamacare'

This probably isn’t the Obamacare PR push the White House had in mind.<p>Earlier Friday, Massachusetts State troopers found 1,250 bags of heroin labeled with “Obamacare” during a traffic stop in Hatfield, Mass., according to a post published on the Facebook page of the Massachusetts State Police.<p>A …

Why the Right to a Fair Trial Doesn't Really Exist for Drug Defendants

Sandra Avery is a veteran, having served in the Army and army reserves. A survivor of childhood sexual abuse, she had overcome a crack addiction and …

Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium. U.S. Occupation Leads to All-Time High Heroin Production | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

This article was first published in June 2014.<p><i>It is well-documented that the U.S. government has – at least at some times in some parts of the world</i> …

The New York Times is dead wrong about drug addiction

The paper of record’s insensitive approach only reinforces destructive stigmas<p>In a two-part series for the New York Times last month, Deborah Sontag wrote about buprenorphine, a medication used (mostly in the form of Suboxone) to treat opiate addiction through replacement therapy. The piece was …

Let’s wait and see on marijuana legalization in Wisconsin

In Washington state in August, Seattle police officers handed out bags of Doritos at Hempfest, a long-running pro-marijuana event. The bags had a …

Uruguay's neighbor Argentina now considering marijuana legalization

Argentina has given the first sign that Uruguay’s groundbreaking cannabis reform just may have started a domino effect across Latin America. …

The global battle over e-cigarettes

While questions linger about health benefits, the e-cig industry has touched off a major struggle with Big Tobacco<p>BORDEAUX, France — As more smokers take to electronic cigarettes, the debate about the impact “vaping” — as using the products is called — could have in the fight against tobacco …

Pot Shots Fired: Recreational vs. Medicinal in Washington State

In the struggle to legalize marijuana, some say patients are being left behind.<p>As Washington begins to accept applications for the state’s first …

Top 10 Marijuana Myths and Facts

Sort out the reality from the rumors about smoking pot<p>10<p>By<p>There's a lot of misinformation out there about marijuana, so we're breaking down 10 of the …

Growing your own marijuana in Colorado: Legal doesn’t mean simple

Once you’ve exhausted the jokes about green thumbs, red eyes, and the hilarity of growing weed instead of blooms, the questions remain about how to …

Cannabis

Angry Turks clash with police and call on their government to resign

The streets of Istanbul and Ankara were echoing with cries of “thieves” and “resign” on Friday night as demonstrators showed their anger with the government and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>There were clashes with riot police on the edge of Taksim square, which was blocked off to prevent …

Police Release Thousands of Pages of Documents on the Newtown School Shooting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Connecticut State Police released thousands of pages of documents from its investigation into …

NSA collection of US phone records 'lawful', judge rules

New York federal judge rules that the US phone record programme is legal, paving way for Supreme Court battle over American spy operations<p>A federal judge in New York has ruled that the National Security Agency's controversial programme to collect Americans' telephone records is lawful and has been …

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar wary of truce offer

<b>South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the government.</b><p>He was speaking after the government said it had agreed to an immediate end to fighting, in a declaration welcomed by East African leaders in Nairobi.<p>Fighting …

Africa

The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington state "pot czar" Mark Kleiman implied that we as a society are largely ignorant when it comes to the …

Football (U.S.)
Football (U.S.)
NFL

Cromartie: Jets better than Dolphins

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets are down, but not out of things to say.<p>Cornerback Antonio Cromartie, looking ahead to their rematch against …

College Football
NFL

Report: Bill O’Brien will interview for Texans job

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien is emerging as a candidate for the Houston Texans’ head coaching vacancy.<p>Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network today …

NFL

Aaron Rodgers to start vs. Bears

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin -- Aaron Rodgers found out he would start against the Chicago Bears just like the rest of his Green Bay Packers teammates did.<p>At …