Health

South Sudan remains in crisis

South Sudan remains in crisis

The situation remains critical, according to reports by South Sudan's National Bureau of Statistics and the U.N.'s updated food and security analysis. "All I eat are vegetables and leaves", said Nyatang Toy, as she waited in line to receive her ration cards last week. A 7-year-old said she walked for three hours from her village in order to collect food for her parents and five siblings, who were too weak to accompany with her.


Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

In its first official comment since Warmbier was returned home, North Korea said it released him for humanitarian reasons. Warmbier did not talk, move in any purposeful way or respond to verbal communication. "We thank everyone around the world who has kept him and our family in their thoughts and prayers". It was that treatment, they said, that solidified their son's fate.


Int'l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

Int'l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

Modi is expected to deliver a strong speech today. Ignoring the rain and wet ground, Modi has rolled out his yoga mat this morning at Lucknow's Ambedkar Sabha Sthal to lead the celebrations on the International Yoga Day . Wellness is more important than simple physical fitness. " Yoga should be a regular affair to ensure better health", the VC M Jagadesh Kumar said.



House GOP Whip Scalise remains in critical condition, hospital says

A gunman opened fire on the Republican baseball team's practice before Thursday's annual charity baseball game, critically wounding Scalise, R-La., and injuring three other people as horrified legislators and staffers scrambled for cover amid a barrage of bullets.


Kyle Chandler to play astronaut Deke Slayton in 'First Man'

Kyle Chandler to play astronaut Deke Slayton in 'First Man'

Aldrin became the second man to step onto the surface after Armstrong. He also went into orbit on the earlier Gemini 12 space-walk mission that opened the door for the Moon mission. The film is based on James R Hansen's book First Man: The Life of Neil A Armstrong . Isaac Klausner ( The Fault in Our Stars ) will executive produce.


Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

In a statement obtained by the Republic , American Airlines said its American Eagle regional flights use the Bombardier CRJ aircraft. Feinstein said the carrier began limiting sales on some flights to prevent the planes from exceeding maximum weight for safe takeoff in the hot conditions.