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Women and Girls

Opinion: My Generation Thought Women Were Empowered. Did We Deceive Ourselves?

Rethinking a lifetime of sexism in the #MeToo moment.


UPDATE 2-Britain pushes back date for provisional findings on Sky-Fox deal

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Britain's competition watchdog will give its initial verdict on Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy Sky next month, later than expected, due to the vast number of responses it has received on the deal.


Britain pushes back date for provisional findings on Sky-Fox deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator will publish its provisional findings on Rupert Murdoch's planned takeover of Sky next month, later than expected, but the overall timing of the review should remain unchanged.


Britain pushes back date for provisional findings in Sky-Fox deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator will publish its provisional findings into the planned takeover of pay-TV group Sky by Rupert Murdoch's Fox in January and not December as originally planned, it said on Wednesday.


Disability: I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Despite the progress we’ve made, a doctor with a disability is still an extremely rare sight.


Mexican army hit by execution finding as Senate mulls new military powers

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican soldiers arbitrarily executed two people after an illegal raid last year, a national rights body said on Tuesday, releasing its findings as protests disrupted a debate in the Senate over a contentious bill to give the military more powers.


Fixes: A Place to Play, on Wheels or Feet

Children with special needs crave an opportunity to fit in and be accepted by playmates. That happens at Morgan’s Wonderland and its water park.


Honduras arrests Kentucky lawyer sought in $550-million disability fraud scheme

(Reuters) - Authorities in Honduras on Monday arrested a Kentucky attorney who had pleaded guilty to charges over his role in a more than $550 million disability fraud scheme, months after he fled U.S. law enforcement, Honduran officials said.


Krefeld Journal: The German Amateurs Who Discovered ‘Insect Armageddon’

Keeping meticulous records over decades, the Krefeld Entomological Society documented a 75 percent decline in bug populations that shocked the world.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

The Neediest Cases Fund: After Fleeing Anti-Semitism in Russia, Finding Hope and a Home in the U.S.

“I am American,” said Anatoliy Krongauz, who came to the United States with his family after surviving the Holocaust and facing continued discrimination.

Submarines and Submersibles

Argentine Navy Gives Up Hope of Finding Submarine Crew Alive

More than two weeks after the San Juan vanished, the navy said its rescue mission has become a search for the remains of the vessel.


Apple to audit development processes after Mac bug discovered

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would review its software development process a day after a researcher discovered a bug in a new version of its Mac operating system that could give hackers total control of vulnerable machines.


UPDATE 1-Apple to audit development processes after Mac bug discovered

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would review its software development process a day after a researcher discovered a bug in a new version of its Mac operating system that could give hackers total control of vulnerable machines.


Three dead bodies pulled from sea near Spain after migrant boat sinks

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish rescue services pulled three drowned men from the Strait of Gibraltar after rescuing one man from a half-sunken, rickety boat and another from the open sea, an emergency services spokeswoman said on Wednesday.


Pakistani police exhume couple's bodies suspecting honor killing

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police on Monday exhumed the bodies of a young couple believed to have murdered by their families in a so-called honor killing, an investigator said.


Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

Mosque attack survivor hid under bodies

A survivor of the attack on the Egyptian mosque which left 305 people dead said Sunday that he lost nine family members in the massacre.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Finding the Perfect Tree

Friday: Christmas tree-hunting tips, guided hikes through city parks, and a history of sidewalk tree vendors.

An increasingly desperate search continues a week on in hopes of finding the Argentine vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out

An increasingly desperate search for a missing Argentine submarine continued Thursday as the clock runs down on hopes of finding the vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out.


BRIEF-Cel-Sci says discovered an error in accounting

* Cel-Sci Corp says ‍in November co discovered an error in way it accounted for lease for its manufacturing facility - SEC filing​


Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.


Q&A-Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Abnormal Proteins Discovered in Skin of Patients With Rare Brain Disease

Finding so-called prions in skin samples may lead to early diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. But the discovery also hints at possible risks from surgery.


Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant

BEIJING (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws.


Apple says illegal student labour discovered at iPhone X plant

BEIJING, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labour laws.

Women's Rights

Op-Ed Contributor: Muslim Women Must Speak for Ourselves

Millions of women who face Islamophobia and male dominance now have a moment to teach the world how patriarchy breeds sexual violence against them.

Newly discovered exoplanet could support life

Newly discovered exoplanet Ross 128 b is only 11 light years away.  Astronomers found it using a planet hunting instrument called HARPS at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, and say that the temperate world could potentially support life. 


Republicans press U.S.-Russia uranium deal probe despite no wrongdoing findings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers are pressing forward with an investigation into the 2010 sale of a Canadian uranium company, which owned 20 percent of U.S. uranium supplies, to a Russian government firm, despite five congressional inquiries having found no evidence of wrongdoing.


Celtics finding ways to thrive in face of adversity

(Reuters) - The Boston Celtics' hopes of making a run at an NBA title were considered to be over when one of their top players went down in the season opener, but the resilient group have not let adversity change their intentions.


Disability: Explaining Our Bodies, Finding Ourselves

We discovered we shared a common language, and a way of being in the world.


U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation erred when it announced it was reopening its investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

Newly discovered nearby planet could support life

You may want to get used to the name Ross 128 b. The newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest found to our solar system, only 11 light-years away. And it could support life.


Veterans Claiming Disability Pay Face Wall of Denials and Delays

More than 470,000 veterans who have been denied benefits have appealed, but they face an antiquated system where processing cases can take years, even decades.


Review: Finding the Beat and Pulse of the Great Migration

Inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s paintings, Step Afrika’s show has resilient vitality.

He's spending millions on finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease

It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.


Nearly 30 bodies found after clashes near Libyan capital: activists

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Twenty eight bodies with bullet wounds and torture marks were discovered on Saturday in an area west of Libya's capital that has recently seen clashes between rival armed factions, a local human rights group said.

First 'zombie star' discovered

Scientists have discovered a star that exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later, challenging what we know about the death of stars.


LVMH boss Arnault says assets referred to in "Paradise Papers" known to tax bodies

PARIS (Reuters) - Bernard Arnault, France's richest billionaire and the head of luxury goods group LVMH , said on Wednesday that assets referred to by Le Monde newspaper, in the "Paradise Papers" leaks tracking tax affairs, were known to tax authorities.


Bodies of Argentine men killed in New York attack returned

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The bodies of five Argentine men killed in a truck attack in New York City last week arrived at their hometown of Rosario on Monday.


Bodies of Argentine men killed in New York attack land in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The bodies of five Argentine men killed in a truck attack in New York City arrived Monday morning at a Buenos Aires airport, where a police escort received them.


Israel finds bodies of five Gaza militants killed in tunnel demolition

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it had recovered the bodies of five Palestinians who were killed when it blew up a tunnel last week that was dug by militants under the Gaza Strip border, and hopes they can be used to effect the return of Israelis held in Gaza.


Disability: Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music

I am deaf. But getting cochlear implants led me to explore more deeply what music meant to me.

Monkeys and Apes

New Orangutan Species Discovered in Indonesian Rain Forest

The scientists who identified the Tapanuli orangutan said there are only about 800 left, making them the most endangered of all great ape species.

Manhattan, NY, Attack (October, 2017)

Finding a Rootless Life in U.S., Sayfullo Saipov Turned to Radicalism

The man charged in the Manhattan truck attack won the immigration lottery when he came to the United States in 2010. But a life of disappointments awakened “monsters inside.”


Seven bodies found in migrant boat off Libya

ROME (Reuters) - The bodies of seven migrants were discovered on Wednesday in a boat adrift off Libya while around 900 people were saved in operations in the southern Mediterranean, Italy's coastguard said.


A Mangled School Bus, Bodies Everywhere; ‘It Was Surreal’

A Home Depot truck ramming bicyclists. The driver emerging with weapons drawn. For those who saw the attack, it was as confusing as it was gruesome.

Witness: Bodies had tire tracks on them

Eugene Duffy says he saw a white truck drive the wrong way on a Manhattan bike path and two men with tire tracks across their bodies.


Japanese man arrested after parts of nine bodies found in apartment: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man was arrested on Tuesday after the severed parts of nine bodies, some of them stored in picnic coolers, were found in his apartment, Japanese media said.


Libyan forces order investigation into bodies found near Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - The head of the eastern-based Libyan National Army ordered an investigation on Saturday into the case of 36 unidentified bodies found near Benghazi two days earlier.


Dozens of unidentified bodies found near Libyan city of Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - The bodies of 37 unidentified people have been found near the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, security sources said on Friday.


Special Report: U.S. company makes a fortune selling bodies donated to science

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55-page national expansion plan. The internal document projected the yield on raw material to the decimal point and earnings to the dollar.

Books and Literature

Fiction: Our Villains, Ourselves: A Thriller Roundup

Six spooky fall thrillers, whose plots range from a campus crime to an international spy hunt to a young girl’s mystical self-murdering, all unsettle the neat distinctions between “hero,” “villain,” and even the reader.

Books and Literature

Fiction: A Novelist Asks, What if Women’s Bodies Became Deadly Weapons?

In “The Power,” by Naomi Alderman, women gain the ability to harness a dangerous electricity and the world starts to change in their favor.


Special Report: In the market for human bodies, almost anyone can sell the dead

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The company stacked brochures in funeral parlors around Sin City. On the cover: a couple clasping hands. Above the image, a promise: “Providing Options in Your Time of Need.”

Finding a cure for narcolepsy

One of my first jobs was to keep a lookout for lions.


Less wealth tied to higher odds of disability and premature death

(Reuters Health) - People with fewer assets like real estate, savings, stocks and retirement accounts may be more likely to develop disabilities or die prematurely than wealthier individuals, a new study suggests.


UPDATE 4-Insurer Hartford to buy Aetna's U.S. life, disability business for $1.45 bln

* Hartford suspends share buyback in 2017, 2018, shares fall (Adds Hartford president comments, presentation details, context)


UPDATE 3-Insurer Hartford to buy Aetna's US life and disability business

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hartford Financial said on Monday it would buy health insurer Aetna Inc's U.S. group life and disability business for $1.45 billion cash in a move that will expand its insurance portfolio and spur its digital technology plans.

Breast cancer genetics revealed: 72 new mutations discovered

$4 million Rodin sculpture discovered in NJ town hall by 22-year-old archivist

They survived the California fires -- now the crisis is finding housing

Laurie Martinez has slept in a tent every night since a fire ripped through her neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California.


Kobe Steel data fabrication continued after misconduct discovered: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Data fabrication at Kobe Steel Ltd continued at its aluminum and steel unit after an internal investigation discovered the misconduct, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday.


In glyphosate review, WHO cancer agency edited out 'non-carcinogenic' findings

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer.


Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims.


Critic’s Notebook: Bodies in Pain, Protest and Resistance

Works from the Belarus Free Theater and the Freedom Theater explore the drama of confronting authority.


California wildfire evacuees allowed home as crews search for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - More evacuees were expected to return home on Tuesday in Northern California where the state's deadliest wildfires have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.


Searchers pick through burned-out California homes for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams combed through gutted homes across California's celebrated wine country on Monday, looking for the charred bodies of those killed in the state's deadliest wildfires, as survivors slowly began returning home.


Bodies of ambushed travelers found in eastern Congo: chief

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The bodies of 26 people believed killed after an ambush last week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been discovered, most of them with their hands tied and their necks broken, a local chief said on Sunday.

Hurricane Maria (2017)

Daily Challenge in Puerto Rico: Finding Enough Bottled Water to Drink

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico still lacks safe tap water, and bottling plants are crippled, leaving residents to scramble after scarce supplies from the mainland.

Education (K-12)

Disability: You Are Special! Now Stop Being Different

I was taught that my learning disabilities meant I was a problem, not a student.


College Websites Must Accommodate Disabled Students, Lawsuits Say

Eight suits filed against New York colleges and universities are part of a growing legal movement to make the internet accessible to users with disabilities.

Rediscovered da Vinci painting expected to fetch $100M

A painting once bought for $60 is about to go under the hammer, billed as "the greatest artistic rediscovery of the 21st century."


WRAPUP 1-Police, FBI seek public's help in finding motive behind Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Police and FBI agents, chasing down more than 1,000 dead-end leads since a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, are seeking more help from the public in solving the central mystery of their investigation - the shooter's motive.


WRAPUP 3-Police, FBI seek public's help in finding motive behind Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Baffled police and FBI agents, still lacking a clear motive for the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people by a lone gunman five days ago, appealed to the public on Friday to come forward with any information that might help solve the mystery.


Police, FBI seek public's help in finding motive behind Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Baffled police and FBI agents, still lacking a clear motive for the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people by a lone gunman five days ago, appealed to the public on Friday to come forward with any information that might help solve the mystery.


Bodies of Egyptians killed by Islamic State in Libya recovered: report

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte have been recovered, the attorney general's office said on Friday.


WRAPUP 2-Police, FBI seek public's help in finding motive behind Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Baffled police and FBI agents, still lacking a clear motive for the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people by a lone gunman five days ago, appealed to the public on Friday to come forward with any information that might help solve the mystery.


INSIGHT-Eni bets big on Zohr explorer finding new treasure

MILAN, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Italian oil major Eni is betting billions on Luca Bertelli being able to achieve something he's been doing since he was nine years old: spotting things others overlook.

Finding contractor will be tough for Harvey and Irma victims

Survivors remember bodies, blood in Vegas

Survivors share how they tried to help others while also fleeing from danger themselves.


Libyan sides call Boris Johnson's bodies remark 'unacceptable'

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Senior figures from across Libya's political divides protested on Thursday against remarks by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about clearing dead bodies from the city of Sirte.


Libyan MPs demand apology from Britain's FM over dead bodies remark

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - The foreign affairs committee of Libya's eastern-based parliament demanded an apology on Thursday from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over a remark about clearing dead bodies from the former Islamic State stronghold of Sirte.


Search ends for bodies in Mexico City after earthquake

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The search for victims of an earthquake that killed hundreds in Mexico City ended on Wednesday as rescue workers recovered the body of the last person known to be missing beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings.


Britain's Boris Johnson jokes about dead bodies in Libya

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quipped on Tuesday that Libya can become a new Dubai if it can clear the dead bodies away, the latest gaffe by Britain's top diplomat.


U.S. trio win Nobel for finding Einstein's gravitational waves

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves, ripples in space and time...

Finding heartbreak, delivering hope

The plan was to deliver hope. Mother Nature wasn't cooperating.


BRIEF-Immunoprecise Antibodies reports Q1 2018 results

* For three months ended July 31, 2017 co incurred operating loss of $857,832 compared to profit of $148,939 last year Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Meet 'vika': New 2-pound rat discovered

After years of searching, researchers have confirmed the discovery a new mammal in the Solomon Islands: an endangered giant tree rat known as "vika" by the locals. But they were only able to locate one.


Newly discovered protein could help diagnose chronic brain disease: study

(Reuters) - Researchers have discovered a protein that could help diagnose a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes, veterans of military service and others who have experienced brain trauma, a new study published on Tuesday showed.


Myanmar finds more bodies in mass grave; U.N. seeks rapid aid increase

YANGON/DHAKA (Reuters) - Myanmar's army unearthed the bodies of 17 Hindu villagers on Monday, taking to 45 the number authorities suspect were killed by Muslim insurgents last month at the onset of a wave of violence that has sent 436,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.


U.N. seeks rapid increase in Rohingya aid; Myanmar finds more bodies

DHAKA (Reuters) - Muslim refugees seeking shelter in Bangladesh from "unimaginable horrors" in Myanmar face enormous hardship and risk a dramatic deterioration in circumstances unless aid is stepped up, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Monday.


U.N. seeks increase in aid for Rohingya; Myanmar hunts for bodies

DHAKA (Reuters) - Muslim refugees seeking shelter in Bangladesh from "unimaginable horrors" in Myanmar face enormous hardship and risk a dramatic deterioration in circumstances unless aid is stepped up, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Monday.


Myanmar says bodies of 28 Hindu villagers found in Rakhine State

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar government forces found on Sunday the bodies of 28 Hindu villagers who authorities suspected were killed by Muslim insurgents last month, at the beginning of a spasm of violence that has sent 430,000 Muslim Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh.


Tremor shakes Mexico as hope dims of finding quake survivors

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A fresh aftershock rattled southwestern Mexico on Sunday as thousands of rescuers toiled for the sixth straight day despite fading hopes of pulling survivors from the ruins of the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.


Auditor says he was forced to quit Vatican after finding irregularities

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican's first auditor-general, who resigned without explanation in June, has broken his silence, saying he was forced to step down with trumped-up accusations after discovering evidence of possible illegal activity.

Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis

Seeking Asylum — and Finding Hatred — in Germany

Escaping violence in Libya, Abode struggles to belong in a German town that has become a flashpoint of anti-immigrant anger.

The moment kids are discovered inside their collapsed school

Children were found under the debris of a school that had collapsed in Mexico City after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake.

Computers and the Internet

Critic's Notebook: At the Apple Keynote, Selling Us a Better Vision of Ourselves

Apple’s annual program is an odd streaming TV event: an extended commercial that the faithful watch willingly.


Russia urges U.S. to start finding way to resolve problems

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov urged U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon to stop destroying Russia-U.S. relations and to start finding a way to resolve their problems, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.


German competition watchdog to announce Facebook findings by year-end

FLORENCE (Reuters) - The initial findings of Germany's investigation of U.S. social network company Facebook over possible market abuse will be announced by the end of the year, the country's cartel office said on Friday.


Modern Love: Finding God in a Hot Slice of Pizza

After her divorce, a mother and son who had been living by the rules of Orthodox Judaism decide to test (and taste) a new world of possibilities.

New source of Jupiter's aurora discovered

Scientists are rethinking their understanding of Jupiter's powerful auroras after receiving data from NASA's Juno spacecraft.


EU national consumer bodies press Volkswagen on Dieselgate repairs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European national consumer bodies pressed Volkswagen to fix all emissions-cheating vehicles by the end of the year, in a joint letter on Thursday showing mounting impatience with the German carmakers response to the Dieselgate scandal.

Schiff: Russian Facebook ad buy confirms disinformation finding

Rep. Adam Schiff said Facebook's conclusion that it sold ads to a Russian "troll farm" bolsters the US claim that Russia organized a social media disinformation campaign in the 2016 US election.


Bodies of 16 migrants found in Libya's eastern desert: official

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan security forces said on Tuesday that the bodies of 16 migrants had been found in the desert near the country's border with Egypt.


Focene Journal: For Italians With Disabilities, a Place in the Sun

A beach near Rome is accessible to everyone, a rarity in a country where people with disabilities often feel excluded.

Bodies in river may be missing Thai students

Search-and-rescue teams in California retrieved the bodies of two people missing for weeks after a car swerved off a road in the Sierra Nevada and plunged into a raging river, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.

Rescuers pull more bodies from Mumbai building rubble

Rescue teams in Mumbai Friday pulled more bodies from the rubble of a three-story building that collapsed in the south of the city, taking the death toll to 33.


Britain going backwards in handling of disability issues, says U.N. committee

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. Committee on the rights of disabled people said on Thursday it had more concerns about Britain -- due to funding cuts, restricted rights and an uncertain post-Brexit future -- than any other country in its 10-year history.


Bodies of last missing miners recovered from Harmony mine in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The bodies of the last two miners unaccounted for at a mine operated by South Africa's Harmony Gold were recovered on Thursday, the company said, bringing the death toll to five after a tremor shook the shafts last week.


Bodies wash up as boat carrying Rohingya fleeing Myanmar capsizes

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi border guards on Thursday recovered the bodies of 20 Rohingya women and children whose boat capsized as they fled violence in Myanmar, an official said, amid rising pressure on Bangladesh to shelter thousands marooned at its borders.


Guinea says 19 bodies washed up after Sierra Leone mudslide

CONAKRY (Reuters) - The bodies of 19 people thought to have perished in a mudslide in Sierra Leone more than a fortnight ago have washed up on Guinea's shores, the government in Conakry said on Wednesday.


Lebanon finds soldiers' bodies after retaking Islamic State-held area

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has identified the bodies of six of its soldiers found along the Syrian border in an area held by Islamic State until three days ago, sources in the president's office said.

Reunion: Son lost everything but finding dad made it all OK

After being separated and reunited following Hurricane Harvey, Aaron Mitchell and his father, Bryan Bacle, tell Chris Cuomo how their experience has affected them.


BRIEF-Uber to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India

* Uber says to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India


Lebanon Frees Hundreds of ISIS Fighters in Exchange for Soldiers’ Bodies

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are being taken to eastern Syria in a deal for the remains of eight people thought to be Lebanese soldiers.

Maritime Accidents and Safety

Bodies of 10 Sailors Who Died in Navy Collision Are Found

The remains were recovered in the crushed and flooded compartments of the destroyer John S. McCain a week after it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore.

Suicides and Suicide Attempts

Ties: Finding Forgiveness After Decades of Guilt

I’d always wondered whether I was an accomplice in my mother’s death.


Nearly 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Rescue workers have recovered nearly 400 bodies from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the chief coroner said on Tuesday, as rescue operations continued and morgues struggled to find space for all the dead.


Nearly 400 bodies uncovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday.


270 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: mayor

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the mayor said on Tuesday.


‘All We See Is Dead Bodies’: Floods and Mudslides Ravage Sierra Leone

Survivors in Freetown, the capital, resorted to stacking bodies on soccer fields, after heavy rain and mudslides killed as many as 200 people.

17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas

Seventeen undocumented immigrants were discovered on Sunday locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop in Edinburg, Texas, according to Edinburg Police Chief David White.

Explaining various extremist groups in the US

The White House released a statement saying President Trump condemns "all extremist groups." CNN's Sara Sidner explains which various groups the President may be referring to and how they differ from one another.

Bodies of missing students may be in this car, police say

A car which plunged 500 feet (152 meters) off a cliff into a raging river may contain the bodies of two missing Thai students.


Charlotte board split over police chief's finding in killing of black man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - A civilian review board in Charlotte, North Carolina, handed down a split decision on Thursday over a finding by the city's police chief that an officer acted properly in killing a black man in 2016.

Amusement and Theme Parks

SUMMER FIRSTS Brooklyn: Finding Alchemy and Art on a Coney Island Scary Ride

For Francine Prose, an amusement-park trip as a young girl led to a ride on the Spook-a-Rama and later to a prized Diane Arbus photo of the same ride.


Finding Some Peace After War

Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are crisscrossing the land this summer, trying to cobble serenity from lives upended by combat.


EU anti-fraud office send Volkswagen probe findings to German prosecutors

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European anti-fraud office investigating whether Volkswagen used EU funds and European Investment Bank (EIB) loans to develop devices that cheated emission tests has sent its judicial recommendations to German prosecutors.


Philippine security forces find seven headless bodies on southern island

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine security forces found seven headless bodies on Monday believed to be the victims of kidnappings in two towns on the southern island of Basilan, a stronghold of the pro-Islamic State Abu Sayyaf group, police said.

Colleges and Universities

Sending Sons Off to College, and Finding Solace in a Big Box Store

As a parent who has survived the (expensive) trauma of letting go, let me tell you what you really need to buy for a new freshman’s dorm room: nothing.

Weddings and Engagements

Vows: Finding Love at Starbucks, With the Help of 84-Year-Old Cupids

Tragedy struck Benjamin Hochman more than six years ago. But time, a job change and fate allowed him to begin anew with Angela LaRocca.


Nine bodies found outside home in Mexico's Nuevo Laredo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The bodies of five women and four men were found piled up in front of a house in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo on the border with Texas, local authorities said on Thursday.


Rescue ship collects 13 bodies from migrant boat off Libyan coast

ROME (Reuters) - A humanitarian rescue ship on Tuesday found 13 dead bodies on a rubber boat off the coast of Libya that was carrying more than 160 migrants, charity group Proactiva Open Arms said.


BRIEF-Theratechnologies announces new findings with investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab, with EGRIFTA

* Theratechnologies Inc - announces new findings with investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab and with EGRIFTA


Arrested driver of truck that held nine bodies due in court in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The driver of a truck in which at least nine men were found dead alongside dozens suffering in sweltering conditions in San Antonio, Texas was expected to appear in court on Monday, over what authorities called a case of ruthless human trafficking.


Shock findings thrust mental health into soccer spotlight

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The issue of mental health in soccer was thrown back into the spotlight this week as figures released in Norway showed that four in 10 of the nation's elite soccer players have suffered from anxiety and depression.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Can Trump Pardon Himself? Explaining Presidential Clemency Powers

The answer is not clear because no president has ever tried to pardon himself. Some experts say a presidential abuse of pardons could invite prosecution.


UPDATE 1-U.S. makes final finding rebar exports from Taiwan dumped

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it had made a final finding that exports of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from Taiwan were dumped.


BRIEF-Exxon Mobil to challenge finding by OFAC that it violated U.S. sanctions against Russia in 2014​

* Says ‍launched legal challenge to finding by treasury department's office of foreign assets control that it violated U.S. sanctions against Russia in 2014​


A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil

Jude Sparks was playing with his brothers in New Mexico when he stumbled over the fossilized tusk of a Stegomastodon, a prehistoric, elephantine creature.


Swiss glacier yields bodies of couple missing 75 years

GENEVA (Reuters) - The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago in the Alps have been found on a shrinking glacier, Swiss media said on Tuesday.


Bodies of eight slain soldiers found in northern Mali

BAMAKO (Reuters) - The bodies of eight Malian soldiers killed in an ambush by suspected Islamist fighters last week have been discovered in the West African nation's desert north, a local lawmaker and army officer said on Monday.


'This was a homicide,' Pennsylvania police say after finding missing man

(Reuters) - Police in Pennsylvania found the body of one of four missing men they had been searching for on a sprawling rural farm north of Philadelphia, and a local prosecutor confirmed on Thursday that investigators were treating the case as a murder.


Antidepressants in pregnancy not tied to intellectual disability in kids

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women's use of antidepressants does not increase their babies' risk of intellectual disability, a new study suggests.


Macron says Paris 2024 Olympic bid embodies 'threatened' values

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday described Paris's bid to host the 2024 Olympics as the best defense against threats to the Games' values of openness, tolerance and respect for the environment.


Empathy Lessons: Doctors With Disabilities: Why They’re Important

People with disabilities tend to receive worse medical care. Doctors who share their challenges could help change that.


S.African central bank: Still oppose watchdog findings on bank bailout

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) - The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said on Tuesday it is proceeding with its legal challenge to the Public Protector's findings over an apartheid-era bailout of a bank subsequently bought by Absa, now a unit of Barclays Africa Group.


Pakistan PM's family rejects findings in corruption probe

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family and allies have rejected a damaging report by a judicial body investigating the Pakistani premier's assets, dismissing as "trash" allegations that the Sharif family has accumulated wealth far above its earnings.


Show producers, historians clash over newly discovered Earhart photo

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A never-before-seen photograph has reignited the debate as to the fate of famed pilot Amelia Earhart after she vanished while attempting a round-the-world flight 80 years ago.


Britain should listen to pay bodies on public-sector rises: minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain could abandon an across-the-board cap on pay for public-sector workers such as teachers and nurses if review bodies said higher rises were needed to recruit and retain workers, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said on Sunday.

Manhunt after 3 bodies found in Idaho shed

Gerald "Mike" Bullinger could be anywhere.

Conventions, Fairs and Trade Shows

A Prague Leader Tries to Bury a Bodies Exhibition, Once and for All

Inspired by a citizen complaint, a district mayor says a Czech law requires the entombing of remains — even if plasticized for traveling shows.


Eleven British sports bodies call for funding changes

LONDON (Reuters) - The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a "two-class system" of funding fixated on medal success.


Philippine Military Says 17 Mutilated Civilian Bodies Found in Marawi

The grisly discovery comes as troops struggle to retake the city from Islamist militants, whose numbers are believed to have dwindled to between 150 and 200 fighters.


Philippines says bodies of beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military said on Wednesday, warning the number of residents killed by rebel "atrocities" could rise sharply as troops retake more ground.

Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

President Donald Trump, in a late Monday night statement signed by his press secretary, signaled his intentions in Syria's ongoing conflict, telegraphing that the United States is aware of "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's regime and stands prepared to respond if the attack is carried out.

These athletes exercise their brains rather than bodies

It's Thursday night in the "Sweetest Place on Earth," Hershey, Pennsylvania, the town famed for its chocolate.

Maritime Accidents and Safety

As Sailors’ Bodies Are Flown to U.S., Fitzgerald Inquiries Intensify

The United States Navy and Coast Guard, and the Japanese authorities, ramped up their investigations in the collision of a cargo vessel and an American warship.


Cosby deadlock makes task of finding second jury even more difficult

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now that Bill Cosby's first sex assault trial has ended in deadlock, the difficulty of seating an unbiased jury for the famed entertainer's retrial may have ratcheted higher, thanks to blanket media coverage of the sensational case, legal experts say.


Diana Krall on Handling Grief, and ‘Finding Romance in Everything’

The jazz pianist and singer said the standards on her most recent album, “Turn Up the Quiet,” set her free.


U.S. destroyer almost foundered after collision, bodies found: Seventh Fleet

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the warship's waterline, the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet commander said on Sunday.


UPDATE 2-Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of U.S destroyer

* U.S. destroyer collided with container ship early on Saturday (Adds latest Navy statement on divers finding bodies, investigation, details of container ship, paragraphs 3, 12, 15-18)


Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of U.S. destroyer

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The bodies of a number of sailors who were missing after the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship were found in flooded compartments of the damaged ship, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said in a statement on Sunday.

Bodies of all 7 missing US sailors found

The US Navy said Saturday that "a number" of missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found in flooded berthing compartments.


Bodies of USS Fitzgerald sailors found in ship's flooded compartments- U.S. Navy

YOKOSUKA, June 18 (Reuters) - The bodies of sailors missing since the destroyer the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container vessel were found in flooded compartments in the damaged ship, the United States Navy said on Sunday.


Column: Yes, disability insurance really is part of Social Security

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Quiz time: what do the letters “SS” stand for in SSDI?

Executive Privilege, Doctrine of

Explaining Executive Privilege and Sessions’s Refusal to Answer Questions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused to answer senators’ questions about his conversations with President Trump, but Mr. Trump has not asserted executive privilege to keep them secret.


Philippine politician says residents report scores of bodies in embattled city

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - A Philippines politician said on Thursday residents fleeing besieged Marawi City had seen scores of dead bodies in an area where intense fighting has taken place between security forces and Islamist militants in the last three weeks.


BRIEF-Norway's undiscovered petroleum resources estimated at 2.9 bcm

* Norway's undiscovered petroleum resources estimated at 2.87 billion cubic metres (bcm) versus previous estimate of 2.92 bcm


Dispatch From Tehran: Finding Bravado, and Worry, at an Iranian Shrine Where ISIS Struck

A New York Times reporter passed commandos armed with Kalashnikovs and plainclothes agents who made no secret about their role. Nobody wanted to admit it, but things had changed.

Witnesses: Bodies were covered with sheets where they had fallen

Michael Paramasivan was watching a film in bed in his Grenfell Tower apartment when he smelled something "plastic-y."

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Voices: Losing a Father and Husband to AIDS, and Finding Him Again

When my husband died of AIDS, I resolved to keep how he died a secret to protect my children.


Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

YANGON, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar rescuers have recovered the bodies of about half of the 122 people who were on board a military plane that went missing after it crashed into the Andaman Sea last week, the army said on Monday.


Eight migrant bodies found off Libya, dozens feared missing - coastguard

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan coastguards recovered the bodies of eight migrants from an inflatable boat found east of Tripoli on Saturday, with dozens of other migrants feared missing, a spokesman said.


Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered

YANGON/SANLAN, Myanmar (Reuters) - The tally of retrieved bodies rose to 31 on Friday as Myanmar's hunt for a military transport plane that went missing over the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board stretched into a third day.


14 bodies found in mass grave in Mexican resort of Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The bodies of 11 men and three women were found in a mass grave near the tourist resort of San Jose del Cabo on the southern tip of the Baja peninsula, where violence between rival drug gangs has surged.


Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

YANGON (Reuters) - Bodies and aircraft debris were found in the sea off the southern coast of Myanmar on Thursday by a navy ship searching for a military plane which went missing with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board.


U.S. says Syria bombing was legal; rights group disputes findings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. military investigator said on Wednesday that a March 16 air strike near Aleppo, Syria, was a valid and legal attack on a meeting of al Qaeda fighters and did not kill dozens of civilians as reported, a finding disputed by Human Rights Watch.

The undiscovered Amalfi Coast

Colorful towns cling to cliff faces, restaurant terraces offer breathtaking views, and blue waters sparkle into the distance.


Uber to share some findings of harassment probe Tuesday: source

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will tell employees on Tuesday about changes it will make after a probe into sexual harassment allegations by a former engineer at the ride services company, a person familiar with the matter said.


Uber to share some findings of harassment probe Tuesday -source

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will tell employees on Tuesday about changes it will make after a probe into sexual harassment allegations by a former engineer at the ride services company, a person familiar with the matter said.

Newly discovered exoplanet is 'hotter than most stars'

The newest-discovered exoplanet doesn't act like any planet you've ever heard of. The bizarre find is 650 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus.


Bodies of seven African migrants recovered from truck in Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Seven African migrants died, apparently from suffocation, after being locked for two days in a refrigerated truck that was abandoned by people smugglers on the Libyan coast, officials said.

The panic: Eyewitnesses saw bodies 'flipped into the air'

Eyewitnesses to the London Bridge terror attacks recall what they saw that night.

Opinion: Why Kushner has some explaining to do

March 17, 2014, the day the US government first imposed sanctions against Russia for its destabilizing activity in Ukraine, was a snow day. President Barack Obama had issued a new executive order (E.O. 13661) as part of a wider policy response to Russia's annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.


Recipients Fear Cuts to Food Stamps and Disability Aid in Trump Budget

In the view of his administration, access to food assistance is far too easy, and winning disability benefits is just a matter of finding a friendly judge.

Costa Rica

Frugal Traveler: On the Costa Rican Coast, Finding Pura Vida on a Budget

In Drake Bay, it’s possible to truly disconnect. Better yet, I was able to relish this enjoyable tropical getaway for a very reasonable sum.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings

In Police Shootings, Finding Jurors Who Will Say ‘Not Guilty’

Jury selection is a dark art in which consultants use social media, private investigators and even bumper stickers to sift sympathizers from skeptics.


Footsteps: In California, Finding ‘Fat City’ With the Man Who Wrote It

Stockton inspired Leonard Gardner’s acclaimed 1969 novel. On the streets with him now, it’s clear much has changed. But boxing endures.

Martial Law

Philippine Military Recovers 16 Bodies in City Besieged by ISIS-Linked Militants

The discovery underlined the civilian toll from the fight to retake control of Marawi City from the clutches of militants aligned with the Islamic State.


Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels resisting a military onslaught took a more sinister turn.


Five decapitated bodies found in Mexico's Veracruz state

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police found on Friday the decapitated bodies of five people with apparent signs of torture in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, which has long been ravaged by drug smugglers and human traffickers.


BRIEF-Chipotle reports findings from investigation of payment card security incident

* Chipotle Mexican Grill reports findings from investigation of payment card security incident


Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found: officials

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nearly 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast after clinging to their sinking boat for two days, though the bodies of seven people who did not survive were also recovered, officials said.


Finding Songs Hidden in Britain’s Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman released four albums with the indie band Hefner. Now he writes songs about the communities whose soldiers all returned home safely from World War I.


BRIEF-General Motors on class action lawsuit says "claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves"- CNBC

* General Motors on class action lawsuit says "claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves"- CNBC


Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said on Thursday.

Witness: There were bodies and blood everywhere

At least 22 people are dead and almost 60 injured in what police are treating as a terrorist incident Monday night at Manchester Arena, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing.


Finding My Florida

It’s a much-mocked place — but also many states in one. All of them can be fascinating and, yes, sometimes weird.