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Chilean court approves limited abortion for first time in nearly 30 years
World News // 9 hours ago
Chilean court approves limited abortion for first time in nearly 30 years
Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Chilean court lifted the country's complete ban on abortion Monday, marking the first time legal abortions will be allowed since 1989.
Appeals court says environmental groups can sue to stop Okinawa expansion
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Appeals court says environmental groups can sue to stop Okinawa expansion
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court ruled that environmental groups have the legal right to sue the U.S. government for military expansion that threatens the environment.
Johnson & Johnson loses $417M verdict in talc powder suit
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Johnson & Johnson loses $417M verdict in talc powder suit
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles jury on Monday awarded $417 million to a 62-year-old women who blames the company's talc powder on her ovarian cancer.
Cambridge University Press reverses decision to censor books in China
World News // 16 hours ago
Cambridge University Press reverses decision to censor books in China
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Cambridge University Press, the world's oldest publishing house, has changed its mind on censoring content in China.
Caffeine may help patients wake up faster after anesthesia
Health News // 17 hours ago
Caffeine may help patients wake up faster after anesthesia
Caffeine may help patients wake up more quickly after general anesthesia, an animal study suggests.
Hernia patients may require fewer opioids after surgery: Study
Health News // 17 hours ago
Hernia patients may require fewer opioids after surgery: Study
Hernia surgery patients may require far fewer opioid painkillers than they're prescribed, new research suggests.
Corpse flowers' smelly blooms draw thousands in D.C.
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Corpse flowers' smelly blooms draw thousands in D.C.
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington D.C.'s hot summer has caused many to sweat it out, but it's just what the city's three corpse flowers, which bloom with a violent stench, needed.
Thief uses forklift to uproot outdoor ATM in Arkansas
Odd News // 19 hours ago
Thief uses forklift to uproot outdoor ATM in Arkansas
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Police in Arkansas shared security camera footage of a thief using a forklift to steal an entire ATM from the drive-through lanes at a bank.
Iraqi forces recapture five villages in Tal Afar
World News // 19 hours ago
Iraqi forces recapture five villages in Tal Afar
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Iraqi forces recaptured five villages in Tal Afar from the Islamic State, officials said Monday.
Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Odd News // 19 hours ago
Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Australian fisherman captured video of his close encounter with a gargantuan great white shark that circled his boat and stole one of his fish.
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