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Workers pose for a photo at the Hoboken de Bie & Co. gin distillery in Rotterdam, Netherlands, circa 1900. By the end of the 19th century, cocktail culture had helped make gin a more respectable spirit. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Book Of Gin' Distills A Spirited History

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Dr. Jame Abraham used positron emission tomography, or PET, scans to understand differences in brain metabolism before and after chemotherapy. Dr. Jame Abraham hide caption

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Another Side Effect Of Chemotherapy: 'Chemo Brain'

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Selfie, one of the candidates for 2012's Word of the Year, means a self-portrait photograph, usually posted to a social networking site. textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com/Original image by Diana Walker for Time hide caption

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Let's Double Down On A Superstorm Of Malarkey: Picking 2012's Word Of The Year

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Demonstrators rally in New Delhi on Thursday as part of ongoing protests following the rape of a student in the Indian capital on Dec. 16 Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian Rape Case Ignites National Debate On Abuse Of Women

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Hillary Clinton, shown here boarding a plane in Prague earlier this month, is preparing to step aside soon as secretary of state. She hasn't said what she plans to do next. Kevin Lamarque/AP hide caption

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Assessing Hillary Clinton's Legacy

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John Cruitt reunited with his third-grade teacher, Cecile Doyle, to tell her about the impact she had on him as he coped with his mother's death. StoryCorps hide caption

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Decades Later, Student Finds Teacher To Say 'Thank You'

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