In Gaza, an application languishes and a small child dies

In Gaza, an application languishes and a small child dies

JERUSALEM (AP) – Jalal al-Masri and his wife spent eight years and their life savings on fertility treatments to have their daughter, Fatma. When she was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect in December, they waited another three months for an Israeli permit to take her for treatment outside the Gaza Strip. The permission never … Read more

SpaceX launches 3 visitors to the space station for $ 55M each

SpaceX launches 3 visitors to the space station for $ 55M each

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – SpaceX launched three rich businessmen and their astronaut escorts to the International Space Station on Friday for more than a week’s stay, as NASA, along with Russia, receives guests at the world’s most expensive tourist destination. It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbital laboratory after two years … Read more

EXPLAINS: How to investigate alleged chemical attacks

EXPLAINS: How to investigate alleged chemical attacks

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (AP) – Ukraine said on Tuesday that it was investigating an allegation that a toxic substance was thrown over the besieged city of Mariupol. Deputy Secretary of Defense Hanna Maliar said it was possible that phosphorus munitions – which cause horrific burns but are not classified as chemical weapons – had been … Read more