“I said, ‘The world is dying to know what happened. We want some of your blood,’” Deeks said, recalling one of their first visits. “And he said, sure. And then I said, ‘Can we take a piece of your gut? Your lymph node? Can we get a spinal tap? And he said, yes, yes, yes. He gave up big pieces of his body for research, and he was doing it for pure altruism.” … [Read more...] about ‘Berlin Patient’ dies at 54: Timothy Ray Brown, the first man cured of HIV, succumbs to leukemia
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Four Americans claim they are being held like “hostages” in a British Virgin Islands hotel room after they accidentally sailed into the territory’s waters — breaking rules that prohibit U.S. visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report. … [Read more...] about American group detained for accidentally sailing in British Virgin Island waters
Images from the scene show Springfield Fire and Emergency Services crewmembers place ladders on the ground to help their footing in the slippery mud and use ropes to send a sled to the trapped man. … [Read more...] about Massachusetts firefighters rescue man stuck chest-deep in mud of drained pond
— San Francisco Police (@SFPD) September 30, 2020 Images San Francisco CHP posted on Facebook showed a man with what appeared to be blood on his arms and jeans balancing on the interstate ledge in front of a billboard that reads “70 years inspired by hope,” an advertisement for the nonprofit organization St. Anthony’s, which helps vulnerable groups in the Tenderloin neighborhood. The concrete ledge where the man is standing appears to be splattered with blood. … [Read more...] about Police negotiators talk distressed man off Bay Bridge ledge
The fatal shooting has sparked outrage across the state, including from one advocacy group that insisted Ellison’s death was “another example of Southern Oregon’s racist history with and current practice of white supremacy.” On Thanksgiving, dozens gathered for a vigil outside the Stratford Inn to honor the teenager, and another is scheduled for Dec. 2. … [Read more...] about Oregon Man Claims He Killed a Black Teen in Self-Defense. An Autopsy Suggests Otherwise.