Saturday, September 23, 2023

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Updated 23 hours, 53 minutes ago

Surgeons perform second pig heart transplant, trying to save a dying man

Last year, there were just over 4,100 heart transplants in the U.S., a record number but the supply is so tight ...

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
Inside a Ukrainian brigade’s battle ‘through hell’ to reclaim a village on the way to Bakhmut

The 3rd Assault Brigade, composed entirely of volunteers and considered one of Ukraine’s best and most experienced corps, has been fighting almost nonstop in...

Updated 3 days ago
This simple log structure may be the oldest example of early humans building with wood

It's nearly half a million years old and provides a rare look at how ancient human relatives were working with wood and changing their environments

Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago
2 years ago, the Taliban banned girls from school. It’s a worsening crisis for all Afghans

Aid groups say girls are at increased risk of child labor and child marriage because they're not at school, amid the growing hardships faced by families

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
TikTok is hit with $368 million fine under Europe's strict data privacy rules

The investigation found that the sign-up process for teen users resulted in settings that made their accounts public by default, allowing anyone to view and ...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Moroccans whose homes were destroyed by last week's earthquake face daunting rebuilding decisions

The death toll from the 6.8 magnitude quake stood at 2,946 on Wednesday, with several thousand injuries

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
The iPhone 12 emits too much radiation and Apple must take it off the market, French agency says

While mobile phones have been in widespread use for years, studies haven’t shown a clear link to adverse health effects like cancer, headaches and cognitive ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
10,000 people are missing and thousands are feared dead as eastern Libya is devastated by floods

Derna’s ambulance authority put the current death toll at 2,300

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
King Charles III shows his reign will be more about evolution than revolution after year on the job

Charles has focused on building bridges at home and abroad as he embraces the role of diplomat-in-chief

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Logging is growing in a Nigerian forest home to endangered elephants. Rangers blame lax enforcement

Besides problems with replanting, authorities don't enforce tree removal standards, even when loggers get permits

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Mother of beleaguered Spanish soccer federation chief starts hunger strike in church to defend him

Rubiales came in for a storm of criticism following the kiss which was interpreted by many as sexual abuse.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
What is Stockholm syndrome? It all started with a bank robbery 50 years ago

At one point, a hostage, Kristin Enmark, told Palme over the telephone that she was afraid of the police, not of the two criminals.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Vivek Ramaswamy takes center stage, plus other key moments from the first Republican debate

It took more than an hour for moderators to ask about Trump’s legal battles

Updated 1 month ago
Private jet crash in Russia kills 10. Wagner chief Prigozhin was on passenger list

Prigozhin’s fate has been the subject of intense speculation ever since he mounted a short-lived mutiny against Russia’s military leadership in late June

Updated 1 month ago
Europe's sweeping rules for tech giants are about to kick in. Here's how they work

Some online platforms, which could face billions in fines if they don't comply, have already started making changes