Women have outperformed their male counterparts in entrance examinations for a medical school in Japan that last year admitted rigging admission procedures to give men an unfair advantage.
Women outperform men after Japan medical school stops rigging exam scores
US President Donald Trump stood by his comments about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a jogger in Central Park, New York City, in 1989, saying they had "admitted their guilt".
Trump stands by 1989 Central Park Five comments
Britain has seen a big jump in the working poor since the 1990s, with almost three out of five people below the official poverty line living in a household where at least one person is working.
Weak pay rises, dearer housing fuel jump in UK’s working poor, says IFS
In a country that nearly always believes bigger is better — think supersize fries, giant cars and 10-gallon hats — more and more Americans are downsizing their living quarters.
Tiny houses entice budget-conscious Americans
About 7.8 million foreign tourists arrived in Iran during the year to March 2019 while the figure for the year to March 2018 was 5.1 million, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
7.8m foreign tourists visit Iran in 12 months
"Microbeads! A blue one -- and a pink one!"
Searching for the source of microplastics in European rivers
The Charité University Hospital (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin) opened a new department that focuses on investigating the potential consequences of climate change on health.
German hospital establishes new department for climate change patients
The federal government says two species of herring are not at risk of going extinct, and will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
River herring will not be added to endangered species list
After decades of improvement, America's air may not be getting any cleaner, AP wrote.
US air quality is slipping after years of improvement
A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues – an element that is not part of the bloc’s new five-year action plan.
Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders

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