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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tractor-trailer survivor says truck had no ventilation

Adan Lara Vega said he was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride.

Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

Children whose sexual characteristics don’t neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy to resemble that of more typical boys and girls — long before they were old enough to have a say in the decision.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed sister

“This is the last thing I wanted to happen, OK? ... Rest in peace, sweetie,” the teen says. “If you don’t survive, I’m so (expletive) sorry.”

US student freed after week in Chinese detention

An American college student is free following a weeklong detention for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student’s treatment from U.S. lawmakers.

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

Alabama man plans to display the hog’s stuffed head and shoulders at his taxidermy shop.

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards.

US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security.

US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death

American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country,

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media
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