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Daily marijuana use has a measurable effect on the brain, a new study finds. Photo by Dean J. Koepfler/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT via Getty Images. Teenagers who smoked marijuana daily for three years performed poorly on memory tasks and showed abnormal changes in brain structure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A video still from Nelson Mandela's memorial service shows Thamsanqa Jantjie on the right. The fake sign language interpreter at last week's Nelson Mandela memorial was reportedly among a group that burned two men to death in 2003.
The US Drug Enforcement (DEA) joined Twitter on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. According to an announcement posted on the DEA website the organization will use Twitter to reach a larger audience and provide the latest news, tips and useful information.
A report by the Chronicle of Higher Education sheds light on the growing salaries of private college presidents. Photo by Flickr user John Walker. The number of college presidents at private colleges making more than $1 million dollars rose from 2010 to 2011, according to a report released Sunday by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Harvard Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at 4 sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever & Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now-- The Harvard Crimson (@thecrimson) December 16, 2013
A Syrian woman holds her kids after air raids in Aleppo pic.twitter.com/GtNxlCg0EH #AFP-- Agence France-Presse (@AFP) December 16, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from sisters in western Pennsylvania who sued the local school system for its failure to stop another student from verbally and physically assaulting them in 2008. Sisters Brittany...Show More Summary
Good morning. It's Monday, December 16, 2013. Here's what we're watching this morning. Death toll rises in Syria air raid The death toll from the Syrian air force's Sunday bombings of Aleppo rise to at least 76. On Sunday, the United...Show More Summary
On this edition, as Nelson Mandela is laid to rest, we'll look at the future of South Africa without him. Plus, President Obama reviews America's surveillance programs -- what changes are in store? And later, what can banks learn about better serving the poor?
Workers chant outside a McDonald's restaurant in Harlem in April, 2013. Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images In "Life in the cash economy for 'underbanked' Americans" and "One NYC family's struggle to survive on a fast food salary," PBS NewsHour looks at the ways working families are trying to make ends meet in today's economic climate.
Indian protesters shout anti-government slogans during a protest against rape in New Delhi on January 2, 2013. Credit: RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of the gruesome gang rape of an Indian woman on a bus in New Delhi. Show More Summary
Here Peter O'Toole (1932-2013) from behind camera of "Lawrence of Arabia": #Columbia pic.twitter.com/VzJjc53oj6-- Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) December 15, 2013
Actor Peter O'Toole and his camel on the set of "Lawrence Of Arabia," directed by David Lean, 1962. Credit: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images From the Associated Press in London: Peter O'Toole, best known for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," is dead at 81, per his agent.
Bombing hits northern city of Aleppo in Syria Activists in Syria are alleging that President Bashar al-Assad's forces dropped barrel bombs on the northern city of Aleppo, killing 22 people, including 14 children. The BBC is reporting...Show More Summary
At Nelson Mandela's funeral early Sunday, South African President Jacob Zuma pledged to continue in Mandela's footsteps. "We have to take the legacy forward," he said.
When Canadian journalist and friend of Making Sense Frank Koller published his book "Spark", about the profit-sharing model pioneered at Cleveland's Lincoln Electric, it encouraged Making Sense to return to the manufacturer after first reporting on them back in 1992. Show More Summary
On this edition, Rick Karr reports from Colorado on the growth of the drone industry. Proposed FDA regulations that would put a halt to the use of growth-promoting drugs in farm animals. And, a year after Newtown, techniques and practices some schools are implementing to make their students safer.
Probably the first thing that a drone aficionado will tell you is to not call them drones - call them UAS -- for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. After Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' announcement that he hopes to begin home delivery by UAS in the not-too-distant future, there's been renewed interest in the nonmilitary uses of the technology. Show More Summary
DENVER (AP) - Colorado school shooter had gun, machete, three incendiary devices in backpack, ammo strapped to body.
President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Dec. 10, 2013. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON -- In the hours before President Barack Obama arrived at...Show More Summary