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HIGH HOPES  Cannabis plants such as this one yield marijuana and other substances that deserve expanded study for possible medical benefits, a large research review recommends. But negative physical and psychological effects of cannabis products can’t be ignored, the report says.

Timey wimey

TIME MACHINE  The TARDIS, disguised as a police phone box, is the time machine used by Doctor Who, one of many examples of fictional time travelers described by James Gleick in his book Time Travel.

Flint, Mich., water tower

WATER WOES  Many residents in Flint, Mich., are still relying on bottled water after lead-tainted water raised alarm late last year.

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