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  • NEW YORK (AP) — Teens who routinely smoke marijuana risk a long-term drop in their IQ, a new study suggests.

    The researchers didn't find the same IQ dip for people who became frequent users of pot after 18. Although experts said the new findings are not definitive, they do fit in with earlier signs that the drug is especially harmful to the developing brain.

    "Parents should understand that their adolescents are particularly vulnerable,'" said lead researcher Madeline Meier of Duke University.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 11:00 PM EST
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  • In this image released by the U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012, Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467 (HMLA-467) unload a UH-1N Huey helicopter in Guatemala City, Aug. 11, 2012. A team of 200 U.S. Marines and four UH-1N Huey helicopters has begun patrolling Guatemala’s western coast this week in what a military spokesman says is an unprecedented operation, code named Operation Martillo, to beat drug traffickers in the Central America region.

    A team of 200 U.S. Marines began patrolling Guatemala's western coast this week in an unprecedented operation to beat drug traffickers in the Central America region.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
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  • A Pakistani army soldier arranges weapons reportedly recovered from hideouts of militants in tribal areas, as they are displayed in Peshawar, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

    A U.S. drone strike killed the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 9:30 PM EST
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  • A Pakistani army soldier arranges weapons reportedly recovered from hideouts of militants in tribal areas, as they are displayed in Peshawar, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

    A U.S. drone strike last week killed the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network, a major blow to one of the most feared groups fighting American troops in Afghanistan.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 9:00 PM EST
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  • This book cover image released by Dutton shows "No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden," by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. The firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.

    The firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid raises questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
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  • As Turkey and its allies mull possible intervention in Syria, the Turkish military, broken as a political force, is likely to move in step with the civilian commanders it once viewed with disdain.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
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