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1. California to allow human remains to be composted and used as soil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-allow-human-remains-to-be-composted-and-used-as-soil

California will begin offering the option of human composting after death thanks to a bill recently signed into law that aims to tackle climate change....

2. California to cover canals with solar panels to fight drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-cover-canals-with-solar-panels-to-fight-drought

State utilities in California are preparing to launch a pilot project to cover California’s irrigation canals in solar panels....

3. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

4. Can something really come from Nothing?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/can-something-really-come-from-nothing

A consumer electronics start-up called Nothing has secured financing of more than $200mn to launch its debut smartphone, in the first attempt for several years by a newcomer to crack a market dominated by Apple and Samsung....

5. Experimental drug clears every patient of rectal cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experimental-drug-clears-every-patient-of-rectal-cancer

An experimental drug appeared to clear every patient of rectal cancer with minimal side effects in an unprecedented study, but oncologists say it's too early to be sure that they're cured....

6. Cablenet and Plume fast tracking the intelligent home evolution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cablenet-and-plume-fast-tracking-the-intelligent-home-evolution-in-cyprus

Cablenet, a leading Telecommunications provider in Cyprus, today announced the start of a new era in intelligent home services. ...

7. Ikea to start selling solar panels in US stores

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ikea-to-start-selling-solar-panels-in-us-stores

The popularity of solar has gone through the roof—and now IKEA is making it easier to install some panels on your roof....

8. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

9. Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodies-found-in-lake-mead-renew-interest-in-vegas-mob-lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip....

10. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

11. 8 feel good stories from the conflict in Ukraine that will inspire and give you hope in humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/8-feel-good-stories-from-the-conflict-in-ukraine-that-will-inspire-and-give-you-hope-in-humanity

From charities and governments to celebrities and everyday people, millions are pitching in to ease the burden for fleeing or sheltering Ukrainians. In turn, they’re inspiring the world with their generosity and strength....

12. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

13. USA: First man to receive pig heart transplant dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-first-man-to-receive-pig-heart-transplant-dies

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday....

14. We're all gonna die so here's a greener way to go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/we-re-all-gonna-die-so-here-s-a-greener-way-to-go

Back in January 2021, Covid created such a backlog of bodies at L.A. County morgues that the local air quality agency lifted air pollution limits on crematories so they could work extended hours....

15. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

16. Meta agrees $90 mn settlement in Facebook privacy suit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-meta-agrees-$90-mn-settlement-in-facebook-privacy-suit

Facebook-parent Meta has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a 10-year-old lawsuit accusing it of tracking users online even after they logged off the social network, court records show....

17. US urges Canada to use federal powers to end bridge blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-canada-to-use-federal-powers-to-end-bridge-blockade

The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production....

18. Twins born on different days, months and years – but only 15 minutes apart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-born-on-different-days-months-and-years-–-but-only-15-minutes-apart

Twins in California were born just 15 minutes apart, but their birthdays are on separate days, months and years....

19. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

20. Full vaccination plus breakthrough infection equals 'super immunity'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-vaccination-plus-breakthrough-infection-equals-super-immunity

A study by Oregon researchers finds that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 who have a breakthrough infection end up with what the authors call "super immunity."...

21. Elon Musk named Time magazine's '2021 Person of the Year'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-named-time-magazine-s-2021-person-of-the-year

Elon Musk has been named Time magazine's 2021 Person of the Year. ...

22. As millions fell into poverty during the pandemic, billionaires' wealth soared

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/as-millions-fell-into-poverty-during-the-pandemic-billionaires-wealth-soared

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened the massive financial gap between rich and poor around the world, a new report has found....

23. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

24. It's raining money, hallelujah!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-raining-money-hallelujah

Whoever said it never rains in Southern California didn't expect a shower of money to rain down on a California highway....

25. US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-food-banks-struggle-to-feed-hungry-amid-surging-prices

U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation....

26. Facebook company changes name to Meta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-company-changes-name-to-meta

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet...

27. Apple slashes IPhone 13 production by as much as 10 million units

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-slashes-iphone-13-production-by-as-much-as-10-million-units

Apple may have to slash its production of IPhone 13 by as much as 10 million units, according to Bloomberg News....

28. A ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’: No Treatment Helped Her Depression — Until This

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-‘pacemaker-for-the-brain-no-treatment-helped-her-depression-—-until-this

Driving home from work in Northern California five years ago, a young woman was so overwhelmed with depression that all she could think about was ending her life....

29. California: Turning air into water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turning-air-into-water

The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices....

30. Facebook: In a whirlwind of scandals and unprecedented blackouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-in-a-whirlwind-of-scandals-and-unprecedented-blackouts

It took a few minutes for it to disappear from the internet and about seven hours for it to return....

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