Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

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Category:Featured article

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Category:Featured article

March 28th, 2019 by

Shortcut:WN:FA Featured articles are selected by the community to represent the best of Wikinews. See the Featured Article Candidates page for nominations and discussions of candidate articles for this page. Or, subscribe to the RSS feed! [edit] Pages in category “Featured article”

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National Hockey League news: March 15, 2008

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National Hockey League news: March 15, 2008

March 27th, 2019 by

Saturday, March 15, 2008 There were 5 games played in the National Hockey League on March 14, 2008.

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Chloroform spill forces evacuation of building at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York

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Chloroform spill forces evacuation of building at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York

March 27th, 2019 by

Monday, August 11, 2008 Buffalo, New York —The Buffalo Fire Department and Police were called to a hazmat situation at Canisius College on Main Street after security reported that a one gallon glass container containing chloroform broke, spilling about a pint onto the floor of the college’s science building. According to communications by firefighters, who […]

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Eric Bogosian on writing and the creative urge

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Eric Bogosian on writing and the creative urge

March 27th, 2019 by

Thursday, April 17, 2008 Eric Bogosian is one of America’s great multi-dimensional talents. “There’s sort of three different careers, and any one of them could exist by itself, on its own two feet. There was that solo stuff, and then I started writing plays in the late seventies.” Although his work has spanned genres, most […]

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Oakland, California record release party catches fire

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Oakland, California record release party catches fire

March 26th, 2019 by

Sunday, December 4, 2016 A fire broke out at a record release party in Oakland, California late on Friday night. Nine were confirmed dead the following morning with the death toll rising to 24 the next day. The warehouse, known as Ghost Ship, was hosting a party for the release of the newest album by […]

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Bomb discovered in toilet on Iranian plane; defused safely

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Bomb discovered in toilet on Iranian plane; defused safely

March 25th, 2019 by

Sunday, May 31, 2009 A bomb on an Iranian domestic passenger aeroplane was successfully defused by authorities on Saturday, according to officials. The bomb was found aboard a Kish Air flight departing from Ahvaz, bound for the Iranian capital of Tehran. “15 minutes after the plane with 131 passengers took off, flight security guards found […]

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Ground broken on Northpoint development in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Ground broken on Northpoint development in Cambridge, Massachusetts

March 25th, 2019 by

A view of the Leonard Zakim bridge from the construction site. The warehouses at right will be replaced by a five-acre park within two years. The elevated roadway in the foreground is the John F. Gilmore Bridge. Wednesday, March 23, 2005 Cambridge, Massachusetts —Construction of two condominium buildings and a five-acre park began on March […]

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

March 24th, 2019 by

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! […]

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Microsoft Taiwan holds “Halo 3 Pre-launch Carnival” in Taipei, Taiwan

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Microsoft Taiwan holds “Halo 3 Pre-launch Carnival” in Taipei, Taiwan

March 24th, 2019 by

Saturday, September 22, 2007 Prior to the September 25 launch of “Halo 3” Microsoft Taiwan held “Mayday Fans Meeting” last Sunday (September 16) and “SBL Players Meeting” today, and set experiencing area at PAMC KMall in Taipei on continuous holidays of the Moon Festival (September 22 to 25). A famous Taiwanese Band “Mayday” were invited […]

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