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In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
A deadly tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City on Monday. A quick look at some basic facts:
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Health Ministry says a 66-year-old man has died after being infected by the new coronavirus following a visit to Saudi Arabia.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Two endangered sea turtles are shells of their former selves after getting stranded on Cape Cod during a cold spell. Now they're getting some help — from an acupuncturist.
NEW YORK (AP) — Monday's powerful tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NASA's Curiosity rover drills again.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report details 87 shipwrecks that could pollute U.S. waters with oil. Most were sunk during World War II.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian capsule carrying mice and lizards has returned to Earth after spending a month in space.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined.