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Toddler’s Brain Damage Almost Completely Reversed By Oxygen Therapy

Two-year-old Eden Carlson’s brain was damaged after she fell into the family swimming pool in 2016. But doctors have managed to reverse the trauma, giving the little girl a second chance at life. Doctors treating Eden used oxygen treatments, like hyperbaric oxygen therapy, to treat the brain damage she had incurred by staying unconscious in […]

Saudi Arabia Blocks UN Aid Shipment From Entering Yemen

Saudi Arabia Blocks UN Aid Shipment From Entering Yemen

A Yemeni volunteer carries bags of rice to displaced people, who fled fighting in the southern city of Aden, during a food distribution effort by Yemeni volunteers, in Taiz, Yemen, Saturday, May 9, 2015. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a UN flight carrying aid agency staff traveling to the Houthi-controlled capital, Sanaa, because three international journalists were […]

Trump Ends Timber Sycamore, The Covert CIA Program To Arm Syrian Rebels

Trump Ends Timber Sycamore, The Covert CIA Program To Arm Syrian Rebels

Syrian rebels aim during a weapons training exercise outside Idlib, Syria. (AP Photo) In what may be one of the most significant foreign policy decisions of his first year in office, Trump is shutting down the CIA’s covert program to arm rebels fighting the Syrian government. This would constitute a monumental shift in terms of US […]

Dogs Are Friendly Because It’s In Their Genes, Study Says

Dogs can’t help but be friendly – it’s in their nature, scientists say. Since they evolved from wolves tens of thousands of years ago, certain genes that make dogs particularly sociable have been selected by evolution. This may be why dogs have distinctive personalities that make them like and look for human company, the BBC […]

16 Years After Onset Of U.S. Plan Colombia, Cocaine Profits Reach Record Highs

16 Years After Onset Of U.S. Plan Colombia, Cocaine Profits Reach Record Highs

A man mulches coca leaves with a weed eater at a small makeshift lab in Puerto Bello, Colombia. Coca cultivation surged last year and now covers more territory than it did when a multibillion U.S.-led eradication campaign began 16 years ago (AP/Fernando Vergara) BOGOTÁ– Ever since Colombia descended into civil war more than 50 years […]

Zion, First Boy To Receive Double Hand Transplant, Is Doing Well 2 Years Later

Zion Harvey became the youngest person in the world to successfully undergo a bilateral hand transplant in 2015. Two years later, the boy continues to show how well he has adapted to his new hands. At the time of the operation, Zion was eight years old. He garnered global attention for his upbeat outlook and […]

Scottish Court Rules Opposing Zionism Is Not Racism

Scottish Court Rules Opposing Zionism Is Not Racism

Activist from the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign protest Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights outside the Glasgow Sheriff Court, Scotland on July 10, 2017. (Photo: Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign/Facebook) In yet another landmark legal victory, members of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign emerged from court victorious today after being accused of racism. Their “crime”? Standing up […]

US Considers Banning Oil Imports From Venezuela, A Top Supplier

US Considers Banning Oil Imports From Venezuela, A Top Supplier

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro fist bumps a worker of the state-run oil company PDVSA during a visit to the Orinoco oil belt in Venezuela in 2013. (Photo: Miraflores/AP) The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump may consider banning oil imports from Venezuela if the country moves forward with its July 30 National Constituent Assembly, the Financial […]

The T. Rex Was A Walker, Not A Runner, Study Says

It turns out Jurassic Park may have one big glaring flaw in it, according to new scientific data. Apparently, the Tyrannosaurus rex was not a runner – it wasn’t even very fast. Previously, paleontologists pointed to the giant dinosaur’s 3-meter hind limbs as proof that it could sprint after its prey, and likely did so. […]

FDA Approves New Hepatitis C Drug

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a hepatitis C drug for patients who have not responded to other forms of treatment. Manufactured by Gilead Sciences Inc., the drug, called Vosevi, is the first to be approved for hepatitis C patients who have already undergone previous treatments like Sovaldi, Reuters reports. The drugs inhibit […]