At 17 years old, Hugh Herr, the future director of bio-mechatronics at MIT, had his legs amputated from the knee down after an ice-climbing accident. Undaunted, Herr built his own bionic limbs, which allow him to walk, run and even climb.
More African-Americans voted for Trump in 2016 than they have for a Republican in over a decade. The United States is used to black voters voting overwhelmingly for Democrats, and African-American’s are the most partisan racial group in the U.S. Republicans haven’t gotten more than 40 percent of the black vote since 1936, according to data from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Doctors sent Tamesha Means home from Mercy Hospital in Michigan when she started to miscarry at 18 weeks, despite knowing her baby wouldn’t survive. She went to the hospital three times within 48 hours but wouldn’t be admitted until she was officially in labor.
Sanctions might never be enough to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear ambitions, experts say. North Korea has been under sanctions for decades, so they’ve developed ways of maneuvering around them which make sanctions unlikely to produce diplomatic results, Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, an associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, said.