Human-Trafficking Tragedy Leaves at Least Nine Dead, Dozens Injured

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppAt least nine people were found dead early Sunday in the back of a cramped, overheated 18-wheeler in a San Antonio, Texas Walmart parking lot, according to authorities who described the immigrant-smuggling tragedy. The driver, James Matthew Bradley Jr., 60, was arrested while dozens of others who were packed in the back of the truck were admitted to the hospital in extremely poor condition. Many of those suffered extreme dehydration and heatstroke, and are “likely going to have some irreversible brain damage,” according to officials.…

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Woman Arrested After Police Seize $2 Million Worth of Crystal Meth From car

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppA 23-year-old Texas woman has been arrested upon the discovery of 75 pounds of liquid crystal methamphetamine located inside her vehicle, according to the Austin police report. Authorities believe the street value of the drugs is a whopping $2 million. Seline Lizbeth Ayala was initially stopped for speeding on Highway 35 in Austin last Wednesday, just minutes shy of 11:30 p.m. The officers became suspicious of the driver during their interaction, the APD said in a statement. The Laredo woman initially told the police that…

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6-Year-Old boy Revived With Narcan After Possible Opioid Overdose

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppAs the opioid epidemic continues to grow, young children are now unwillingly facing the consequences. On Tuesday morning, paramedics had to administer Narcan to a 6-year-old boy who was found unconscious in his Manchester, New Hampshire residence. It’s suspected he had overdosed. This had been the first time American Medical Response used the narcotic antidote to revive a child. The incident only foreshadows future events that may occur to children and those who are involuntarily swept into the ongoing opioid crisis. Luckily, the young boy…

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First Child to Receive Double Hand Transplant Has Successful Surgery

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThe first child in the entire world to successfully receive a double hand transplant is now able to read, write and feed himself on his own just 18 months after the surgery. Most importantly, he is able to carry out his dream of swinging a baseball bat. As a result of the miraculous surgery, doctors published an update of the child in Tuesday’s issue of the journal The Lancet. After contracting staphylococcal sepsis as a toddler, Zion Harvey from Baltimore, Maryland was forced to get…

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Humans Have Produced Over 9 Billion Tons of Plastic in Less Than 70 Years

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppMore than 9.1 billion tons of plastic has been produced since the 1950s and most of it has made Earth its permanent home. A new global study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances reveals the first attempt made by researchers to measure the total amount of plastic on earth since the beginning of its mass production. Out of the 9.1 billion tons made, roughly 7 billion tons are no longer being used, according to the study. That’s about one ton of plastic for every…

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