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California News

Ovarian cancer patient wins $147 million in law suit against Jhonson & Jhonson

Ovarian cancer patient wins $147 million in law suit against Johnson & Johnson

A California woman suffering from ovarian cancer has won a claim of $147 million as compensation against the cosmetic giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J). T... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg to take two-month paternity leave

Mark Zuckerberg to take two-month paternity leave

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to take two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born. Zuckerberg announced his leave in a Faceboo... Read More

Facebook closes street artist's page for 'hate speech'

Facebook closes street artist's page for 'hate speech'

Facebook has "unpublished" a page run by a street artist who attacked the social network's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with posters disparaging hi... Read More

Transgender TV characters could shape audience attitudes

Transgender TV characters could shape audience attitudes

While transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues, news coverage, ev... Read More

Common soap chemical exposure during pregnancy may harm babies in womb

Common soap chemical exposure during pregnancy may harm babies in womb

Exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as i... Read More

California: Astronomers find the Milky Way dotted with 100 million black holes

California: Astronomers find the Milky Way dotted with 100 million black holes

After conducting a cosmic inventory of sorts to calculate and categorise stellar-remnant black holes, astronomers have determined that the Milky Way i... Read More

Indian-American girl sues school over gender identity

Indian-American girl sues school over gender identity

An eight-year-old Indian-American transgender girl and her family are suing a private school in California for forcing her to dress as a boy and preve... Read More

NASA's Curiosity rover marks 5 years of Mars exploration

NASA's Curiosity rover marks 5 years of Mars exploration

NASA's Curiosity rover which found that that ancient Mars had the right chemistry to support living microbes is marking five years of exploring the Re... Read More

Asteroid flyby to help NASA test global tracking network

Asteroid flyby to help NASA test global tracking network

A small asteroid that is expected to fly close to the Earth in October will help NASA to test its network of observatories, a group of NASA researcher... Read More

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Linkin Park: Chester Benington's death major blow to world of rock

Linkin Park legend Charles Chester Benington, who committed suicide last week, had apparently been suffering from poor health and depression for quite... Read More