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Cancer transplant suit goes to trial

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Doctors would have saved a man's life if they had removed his transplanted kidney when they learned the donor had cancer, a lawyer told a New York jury Tuesday.

ATVs aren't toys, parents should supervise

HOUSTON, July 10 (UPI) -- Children riding all-terrain vehicles need to be carefully supervised, a U.S. emergency medicine doctor cautioned.

Scientists call for swift emission cuts

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- A group of top U.S. scientists and economists called Thursday for immediate cuts in heat-trapping emissions linked to global warming.

Watercooler Stories

'Moofing' a sign of the times … New York not getting safer for birds … Chelsea Clinton a rebel -- vegetarian … Wife mulls baby contract for husband … Watercooler stories from UPI.

'Moofing' a sign of the times

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- You may not know what "moofing" is, but the slang for "mobile out of office" is becoming increasingly useful in today's United States workplace.

Man jailed over his wife's breasts

LONDON, May 3 (UPI) -- A London man has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for reportedly kidnapping his wife to stop her from having surgery to enlarge her breasts.

Empire State Building jumper charged

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- The BASE jumper who was nabbed before a plunge from the Empire State Building has been charged with reckless endangerment, assault and resisting arrest.

New film tells of Beirut hostages' ordeal

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former Beirut hostages Brian Keenan and James McCarthy have told the story of their imprisonment in a new film, "Blind Flight," which has premiered in Dublin.

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