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Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer

Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bayer on Monday was ordered by a Northern California jury to pay more than $ 2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the… Read More »

‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

After Fiery Aeroflot Crash, Is It Time For Airlines To Remove Overhead Bins?

Videos of this Sunday’s tragic crash landing of Aeroflot flight SU1492 raise troubling questions about passengers’ ability to think clearly during an emergency and act in the interest of their own survival. As has happened in other recent evacuations, passengers ran from the aircraft carrying baggage. That’s despite industrywide cabin safety briefings warning that all bags should be left behind.… Read More »