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Authorities rescue three trapped in a West Virginia coal mine since Saturday
Dec12

Authorities rescue three trapped in a West Virginia coal mine since Saturday

andresr/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.V.) — Three people who were trapped in an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia since Saturday have been found, according to the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training.After getting all three peop…

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Chaff from military plane likely caused mysterious blip in weather radar: Reports
Dec12

Chaff from military plane likely caused mysterious blip in weather radar: Reports

richardcalver/iStock(NEW YORK) — Meteorologists may have discovered what caused a mysterious blip in the weather radar in Illinois and Kentucky earlier this week.On Monday afternoon, large blips that would usually indicate stormy weather flashed acros…

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‘This hurts’: Officials failed to follow up on 2016 DNA hit on man accused of killing North Carolina girl: DA
Dec12

‘This hurts’: Officials failed to follow up on 2016 DNA hit on man accused of killing North Carolina girl: DA

FBI Charlotte(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The man suspected of sexually assaulting and killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar was connected through DNA to a rape from 2016 — but investigators never followed up on that DNA evidence, and if they did, that likely wou…

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Kotex recalls some tampons after reports of ‘unraveling’ and ‘pieces left in the body’
Dec12

Kotex recalls some tampons after reports of ‘unraveling’ and ‘pieces left in the body’

matka_Wariatka/iStock(NEW YORK) — Kimberly-Clark issued a voluntary recall yesterday for some of their U by Kotex tampons, amid reports from consumers of them “unraveling and/or coming apart upon removal,” according to a statement on their website.The…

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US diplomats in Cuba suffered inner-ear damage after experiencing mysterious sound or pressure, doctors say
Dec12

US diplomats in Cuba suffered inner-ear damage after experiencing mysterious sound or pressure, doctors say

DelpixartiStock(MIAMI) — U.S. diplomatic personnel residing in Cuba’s capital who felt ill after hearing loud, high-pitched sounds or feeling pressure sensations suffered damage to a part of the inner ear responsible for maintaining balance, accordin…

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