Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 20 across 17 U.S. states.
US vaping-related deaths rise to 20, over 1,000 fall ill
Turkey has reportedly detained five Germans over alleged links to Kurdish militants and spreading propaganda.
Turkey arrests five Germans over links to Kurdish militants: Report
An iconic Alaska tree that is dying off from rising forest temperatures and diminished winter snowpack was deemed ineligible by US wildlife officials for special protection under the US Endangered Species Act.
Trump administration rejects new protections for iconic Alaska tree
Roger Federer announced on Monday he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics in a bid to claim the men's singles gold medal, the only major prize he has yet to win.
Olympic gold lures Federer to Tokyo Games
Adding to what is known about the growing crisis of suicide among American teens, a team led by researchers at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University have uncovered several troubling trends during the period of 1991-2017, among black high school students in particular.
Self-reported suicide attempts rising in black US teens
Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said.
Outsider Saied wins Tunisia presidency poll by landslide
Antarctic ice shelves are being destabilized by hidden, upside-down 'rivers' of warm water that course below the shelves and melt them from underneath, new research shows.
Upside-down 'rivers' are melting Antarctic ice shelves from beneath
Singapore’s economy — often seen as a bellwether for global growth — avoided a technical recession after growing by 0.6 percent in the third quarter, compared to the previous three months.
Singapore’s economy dodges technical recession after growing 0.6% in the third quarter
Valtteri Bottas swept to victory in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors’ championship and guaranteed itself an unprecedented sixth consecutive title double.
Bottas wins in Japan, Mercedes celebrates six title doubles
For Samson Berhane, the news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was deeply personal.
Son, father reunited, like many under Nobel winner Abiy's peace deal

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