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Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …


Protests Against ISIS Across Europe: Pictures

Gay marriage decision reignites GOP debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision has reignited a debate inside the GOP that many Republican leaders hoped to avoid ahead of the 2016 presidential contest.<p>The court's decision Monday to reject appeals from five states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage pits the …

FBI: Who is English-speaking jihadist?

The FBI on Tuesday asked for the public's help in identifying an English-speaking militant who appeared to help execute Syrian soldiers in an ISIS recruitment video released last month.<p>In the 55-minute video titled "Flames of War," the jihadist switches from classical Arabic to perfect English with …

More states push for gay marriage in wake of high court decision

Turkey Waits, Watches as ISIS Pushes Toward Border

With plumes of smoke visible from across the Syrian border, Turkey has a front-row seat to the key battleground against ISIS: Kobani.<p>Refugees have flooded into Turkey, fleeing ISIS and pleading for more assistance for the Kurdish fighters battling to stave off the militants’ advance on the town …

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