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    She Shot Off Her Face. Now She Has a New One

    She Shot Off Her Face. Now She Has a New One


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    "The face lies on a surgical tray, eyes empty and unseeing, mouth agape, as if exclaiming, 'Oh!'" It's a line from Joanna Connors' National Geographic September cover story, which follows 21-year-old Katie Stubblefield as she becomes the youngest person on the planet to receive a face transplant. A photo...
    Paris' Open-Air Urinals Called 'Immodest, Ugly'

    Paris' Open-Air Urinals Called 'Immodest, Ugly'


    A woman looks at the fencing of an outdoor urinal at a San Francisco MUNI streetcar stop across from Dolores Park in San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 28,...

    To combat public urination, Paris officials are encouraging men to urinate in public ... sort of. They've installed open-air urinals, or uritrottoirs, across the city, but the plan has been met with mixed reactions, CNN reports. The urinals are housed in flower boxes, but beyond that, they're not exactly discreet: They're...
    Boy Forced to Pose Naked on Cross: Clergy Sex Abuse Report

    Boy Forced to Pose Naked on Cross: Clergy Sex Abuse Report


    The Most Rev. Ronald Gainer, the Roman Catholic bishop of the diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., discusses child sexual abuse by clergy during a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, news conference in Harrisburg,...

    A long-awaited grand jury report examining clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania was released Tuesday, and it lists more than 300 "predator priests" accused of abusing more than 1,000 child victims over a period of seven decades. The almost 900-page report also has harsh words for Roman Catholic Church leadership,...
    Ex-Baltimore Cop Indicted on Assault Charges After Viral Video

    Ex-Baltimore Cop Indicted on Assault Charges After Viral Video


    In a Wednesday, July 27, 2016, file photo, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray was...

    A former Baltimore police officer was indicted on assault charges Tuesday after being recorded repeatedly punching a man in a street confrontation three days earlier in a video that went viral. Arthur Williams, who resigned a day after Saturday's confrontation, was charged with first- and second-degree assault, as well as...
    Ex-Congressional Candidate Accused of Killing Treasurer

    Ex-Congressional Candidate Accused of Killing Treasurer


    A former Democratic congressional candidate in Georgia was charged last week with the murder of her campaign treasurer. The former campaign manager for Kellie Lynn Collins, who ultimately dropped out of this year's race for the 10th Congressional...

    A former Democratic congressional candidate in Georgia was charged last week with the murder of her campaign treasurer. The former campaign manager for Kellie Lynn Collins, who ultimately dropped out of this year's race for the 10th Congressional District seat, tells the Augusta Chronicle that Collins, 31, had been living...
    Scientist: Cuban Illnesses May Be 'Mass Psychogenic' Event

    Scientist: Cuban Illnesses May Be 'Mass Psychogenic' Event


    In this 2015 photo, a US flag flies at the American embassy in Havana,...

    Something made a slew of American diplomats in Cuba sick last year, and scientists still aren't sure what it was. A major study commissioned by the US government found that diplomats suffered concussion-like symptoms, and many of them reported hearing strange noises before falling ill. Now, however, four separate letters...
    School Canceled After Transgender 12-Year-Old Is Threatened

    School Canceled After Transgender 12-Year-Old Is Threatened


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    Classes were canceled Monday and Tuesday in a small Oklahoma school district after a 12-year-old transgender student was threatened online. It was the girl's first day of classes at the middle school in Achille, Okla., last Wednesday and she used the girls' bathroom. At her elementary school, she had been...
    Tinder Co-Founders, Execs Sue App's Owners for $2B

    Tinder Co-Founders, Execs Sue App's Owners for $2B


    In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New...

    The co-founders of the dating app Tinder, along with eight other current and former executives, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly bilking them by manipulating financial information to create a lowball estimate of Tinder's value, the AP reports. They are seeking at least...
    US Stocks Rally as Turkish Lira Steadies

    US Stocks Rally as Turkish Lira Steadies


    Specialist Charles Boeddinghaus, left, and trader Gregory Wojtusiak work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Stocks are broadly higher and recovering some of their recent losses as concerns about Turkey's financial...

    US stocks rallied as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. The gains Tuesday helped the market recover most of its losses over the previous two days, the AP reports. The Turkish lira steadied as officials from Turkey and the US said the countries are in talks to ease diplomatic tensions,...