(Reuters) – Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers have found.
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(Associated Press) – With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.
(by Ricardo Lopez, Los Angeles Times) - Quitters wanted: Unhappy with your job? Feeling unproductive? Take $5,000 and go.
(Associated Press) – Ukraine is launching a “large-scale anti-terrorist operation” to resist attacks by armed pro-Russian forces, Ukraine’s President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Sunday in a televised address.
Congress said no way to Iran’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, outraged by the prospect of a member of a group responsible for the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran stepping on U.S. soil. The move forces President Obama to make a decision that could have serious diplomatic repercussions.
(The Wall Street Journal) WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the salary gap between men and women is unfair and needs to be remedied, outlining an election-year effort by Democrats to highlight gender pay disparities and shore up support for the party’s candidates among women voters.
(by Jonathan Fowler, Agence France-Presse) Geneva – West Africa’s Ebola unprecedented outbreak is among the “most challenging” for health workers since the deadly disease emerged elsewhere in Africa four decades ago as the suspected death toll topped 100, the WHO said Tuesday.
(The Wall Street Journal) - According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of new jobs in the oil and gas industry increased by roughly 270,000 between 2003 and 2012. This is an increase of about 92% compared with a 3% increase in all jobs during the same period.
(by Steve Tawa, CBS News Philadelphia) PHILADELPHIA - “This Mosquito device chased two interns out of the office, and nobody else could hear anything among the dozen people in the presentation. And, I said, ‘I want it.’”
(by Roland Oliphant, Daily Telegraph) MOSCOW - Russian forces are positioned and prepared to launch an invasion of Ukraine within 12 hours of the order being given, NATO’s top general has said.