Thursday, Aug 06, 2020
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Two virus survivors get double lung transplants
AP, 31 Jul 2020
A young paralegal and a car mechanic received lifesaving double lung transplants at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago after COVID-19 destroyed their lungs. (July 30)
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Tropical Storm Isaias Leaves Millions Without Power
NBC, 06 Aug 2020
The Northeast is rushing to restore power after one of the largest outages since Hurricane Sandy eight years ago.
Why bats can survive diseases humans can't
CA, 06 Aug 2020
Many bat species have a remarkable resilience to some of nature's most deadly diseases, from cancers to coronaviruses like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19.
Facebook, Twitter remove Trump video over false claim about children and coronavirus
CBS, 06 Aug 2020
President Trump is once again facing criticism for spreading false information about the coronavirus.
Timelapse of Planpincieux glacier moving
AFP, 06 Aug 2020
Timelapse shows the Planpincieux glacier moving during the month of July. Dozens of people have been evacuated in northeastern Italy as a huge chunk of a glacier in the Mont Bla...
Why Trump can’t let Greenland go
CNN, 06 Aug 2020
Last year, President Trump reportedly floated the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, even after he was told it was not for sale.
Conway pressed on Trump's comments about children contacting coronavirus
FOX, 06 Aug 2020
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says extended lockdowns
View of Beirut port on the second day after a massive warehouse explosion
Reuters, 06 Aug 2020
A view of Beirut port as the Lebanese capital wakes for a second day after a massive warehouse explosion in Beirut.
Beirut blast pushes economy to edge as many remain missing
Al Jazeera, 06 Aug 2020
A government-led investigation is under way in Lebanon to probe the cause of the massive explosion that ripped through the capital, Beirut.
Understanding What It's Like to Be Black on Wall Street
Bloomberg, 06 Aug 2020
Aug.05 -- There is no one experience for being an minority on
Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor continues to fight for nuclear-free world
CGTN, 06 Aug 2020
Terumi Tanaka was a 13-year-old junior high student in Nagasaki when the second atomic bomb was dropped.
Survivors gather in Hiroshima to mark 75th anniversary of atomic bombing
FRANCE24, 06 Aug 2020
Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Thursday for the 75th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the coronavirus and the city's mayor urging ...
How women have led the way in the coronavirus crisis
Telegraph, 06 Aug 2020
Women leaders have led the way in their response to the coronavirus crisis thanks to a range of undervalued skills.
On This Day: 6 August 1999
AP, 06 Aug 2020
A remake of "The Thomas Crown Affair" - starring Pierce Bronan and Rene Russo - was released in the U.S..
Food tracing system a hit with customers at supermarkets in northwestern China
SCMP, 06 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Consumers in the city of Xian in northwestern China are now able to track information about the f...
In pursuit of justice | UK parents dragged away from dying daughter’s hospital bed
RT, 06 Aug 2020
The UK is gripped by the harrowing story of a couple seeking justice after being forcibly removed from their dying six-year old daughter’s hospital beside.
Chan Wing-leung condemned the hypocritical double standards the US authorities showed
CD, 06 Aug 2020
The White House condemned the postponement of the 2020 Legistlative
Beirut: Why has there been crisis after crisis in Lebanon?
BBC, 06 Aug 2020
With Covid-19 infections on the rise, hospitals were already struggling to cope. Now, they are faced with treating thousands of injured people from Tuesday's explosion which sho...
Hiroshima: What happened to the survivors of the atomic bomb?
ITV, 06 Aug 2020
75 years ago US President Harry Truman gave the order to drop an atomic bomb on a city for the first time in history.
Beirut bride describes moment explosion hit during photoshoot: 'We are still in shock'
Guardian, 06 Aug 2020
Israa Seblani, 29, was smiling and posing for her wedding video when the Beirut explosion hit.
Why was the Beirut blast so massive? Ammonium Nitrate explosion explained
DW, 06 Aug 2020
The Lebanese government has ordered an investigation into the blast and how two thousand seven hundred and fifty tonnes of the explosive chemical Ammonium Nitrate was stored at ...