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MOSCOW (AP) — Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out — for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine — but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence. Victoria Ivleva was...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could bpatch wounds, deliver medicine or...
Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter profit fell 11.5 percent, mainly due to a sizeable gain a year ago, but it easily beat Wall Street's expectations. The company also raised its full-year financial forecasts' Its shares climbed in premarket trading Tuesday. Sales of the...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment, the U.N. children's agency warned Tuesday. UNICEF called on charities and donors to respond quickly to...
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — UNICEF says 11 people have died in a suspected cholera outbreak in South Sudan. The organization said Tuesday there are 72 suspected cases so far, including 36 in the capital, Juba. Others are in Bor and Terekeka counties. South Sudan's health ministry...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The U.N. children's agency warns that some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment. UNICEF is calling for charities and donors to respond quickly to...
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's notoriously awful air quality improved significantly in the first half of the year, with actions taken to curb the city's heavy pollution having a positive effect, officials in the Chinese capital said. Concentrations of microscopic PM2.5 — small,...
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's notoriously awful air quality improved significantly in the first half of the year, with actions taken to curb the city's heavy pollution having a positive effect, officials in the Chinese capital said. Concentrations of microscopic PM2.5 — small,...
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing says its notoriously awful air quality improved significantly in the first half of the year. The Chinese capital's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau said on its website late Monday that concentrations of microscopic PM2.5 particles dropped by 17.9...