US man recovering after ‘breakthrough’ pig-heart transplant

Reuters 01/12/2022

CHICAGO — A U.S. man with terminal heart disease was implanted with a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind surgery, and three days later the patient is doing well, his doctors reported Monday. The surgery, performed by a…

Russian boxer, 28, dies after suffering brain injury in ring

AP 07/24/2019

MOSCOW— Boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday, four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation said Dadashev suffered a brain swelling in Friday’s light-welterweight fight with Subriel…

Young man wins jackpot in Maryland lottery twice, only days apart

Inquirer.net 10/10/2018

A MAN in Maryland, United States got lucky twice by winning the jackpot in the local lottery, in only a couple of days apart. Twenty-four-year-old William Frasher first hit the jackpot by winning $80,060 (around P4.3 million)…

The crosses of West Virginia

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 09/02/2017

From time to time, as we drove through Maryland to West Virginia, I would catch sight of three crosses atop a mountain. At first I thought that the drowsiness induced by the six-hour drive had tricked my…

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