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With Support For Marijuana, Concern Over Driving High Grows

As more states legalize pot for medical and recreational use, law enforcement and health officials want to deter driving under the influence. But the task isn't as clear cut as it is with alcohol.

Ben Saunders and Tarka L'Herpiniere trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back, breaking the record for the longest polar journey on foot. The Scott Expedition hide caption

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Explorers' Aim For Perilous Polar Trek: 'Get Home In One Piece'

Two men broke a record for traveling from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back, on foot. They retraced the steps of a British Royal Navy officer, whose team died on the journey in 1912.

Leah Vincent is a board member of Footsteps and co-producer of the It Gets Besser project, both of which help support people who have decided to leave ultra-Orthodoxy. Ned & Aya Rosen/Leah Vincent hide caption

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'Cut Me Loose': After Exile, A Young Woman's Journey In 'Sin'

Leah Vincent grew up an ultra-Orthodox Jew. Her family cut her off when she was 16, after she was caught sending letters to a boy. Vincent shares her journey outside the faith in her memoir.

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Ben Saunders and Tarka L'Herpiniere trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back, breaking the record for the longest polar journey on foot. The Scott Expedition hide caption

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