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Neuroscientists: Shroom-induced brain rewiring could hold the key to fighting mental illness

The research is only possible thanks to a a recent loosening on the regulations regarding the study of psychedelic drugs for medical purposes.
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Texas GOP’s Greg Abbott met border militia leader busted days later with explosives

A spokeswoman for Abbott declined to say whether he supports the border militia group, which also had another member arrested last week on weapons charges.
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Georgia cops humiliate trans man with ‘genital search’ threats after traffic stop

When Juan Evans was unable to produce ID that corresponded to his gender, he was taken into custody and subjected to intense harassment by police personnel.
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Texas teen lured to skate park for gay-bashing, then insulted by cops: activists

Dylan Beard bit through his tongue and suffered chipped teeth, a broken nose, a black eye, and other injuries when he was beaten by two friends and a 17-year-old girl.
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Junk food for Jesus: Public school lets pastors, including sex predator, meet kids at lunch

The family of a teen girl who was sexually propositioned by a youth pastor she met at school have asked that the school suspend its clergy visit program.
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AZ school board votes to tear out pages mentioning abortion from honors biology textbook

In a letter to the school board, the faith-based Alliance Defending Freedom complained that the textbook contained a passage acknowledging the existence of RU486.
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Professor sues former student after sexual assault claims ignite multi-campus scandal

One Northwestern University professor is claiming that his career has been derailed by what he claims are false allegations and a rush to judgment — and he is suing the former student who accused him of sexually assaulting her.
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Hidden camera reveals Florida nursing home aides abusing Alzheimer’s patient

“This egregious behavior from these two who are supposed to be caring for our infirm is absolutely sickening,” said Chief Charlie Bird, of Winter Haven police.
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‘Religious zealot’ nearly beheads teen ‘witch’ after watching Christian videos: police

Police said the 21-year-old Marin was watching online videos “related to his Christian beliefs and the Book of Matthew” before he picked up a sword and began swinging it around.