WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- When Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to fly in space, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev boasted that he never found God there. But On Christmas Eve 1968, the three American astronauts of Apollo 8 did.
LEEDS, England, March 24 (UPI) -- A lecturer at Britain's Leeds University has been suspended for allegedly saying white people are intellectually superior. Frank Ellis, who teaches Russian studies, will also face disciplinary proceedings, reports the Guardian newspaper.
MONTGOMERY, Texas, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The maker of a nicotine-based drug to help heart patients announced it has filed a patent application to develop its product into an alternative treatment to build muscle mass, potentially replacing dangerous steroids and crash diet regimens.
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