Scientists find simple and safe method to destroy ‘chemicals forever’

The “forever chemicals” used in everyday items like non-stick pans have long been linked to serious health problems, due to their toxicity and extreme resistance to breaking down as waste. Chemists in the United States and China said Thursday they had finally found a revolutionary way to degrade these polluting compounds, called PFAS, using relatively … Read more

Huge complex of 500 menhirs discovered in Spain

A huge megalithic complex of more than 500 menhirs has been discovered in southern Spain, which could be one of the largest in Europe, archaeologists told AFP on Thursday. The stones were discovered on land in Huelva, a province that flanks the southernmost part of Spain’s border with Portugal, near the Guadiana River. But before … Read more

5 things to know this Thursday, August 18

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) β€” Happy Thursday! As we crest the hill into the weekend, the recent coastal storm system will be replaced by high pressure, increasing the heat in the capital region. The five things to know today include a fire at the abandoned Catskills hotel that inspired ‘Dirty Dancing’, an Amsterdam woman charged after … Read more

Egyptians mourn 41 dead in Cairo Coptic church fire

Funeral services were held at two churches in Cairo on Sunday night for 41 victims of a fire that engulfed a Coptic Christian church during mass, forcing worshipers to jump out of windows. The fire, attributed to a power outage, affected Abu Sifin Church in Imbaba, a densely populated neighborhood west of the Nile, which … Read more

Rushdie on ‘road to recovery’ after stabbing

Salman Rushdie is on the road to recovery and showing signs of his ‘fiery and defiant self’, his family and friends said on Sunday, days after a shocking assault left him on a ventilator with multiple stab wounds . β€œHe is no longer on a ventilator, so the road to recovery has begun,” his agent … Read more

Rushdie in serious condition after stabbing

Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized in serious condition on Saturday after being stabbed at a literary event in New York state in a shocking assault that sparked international outrage but drew applause from extremists in Iran and in Pakistan. The British author, who spent years under police protection after Iranian leaders ordered his killing, underwent emergency … Read more

Do you wash new underwear before using it?

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – Today’s 98.3 TRY social dilemma came from Kelly and it’s all about clean underwear. Here is his email: Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment straight to your inbox! Hi Jaime. It’s such a simple question. Do you wash your new underwear before wearing it? I ask because I first … Read more

Zelensky condemns Russian “terror” after damage to nuclear power plant

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday accused Russia of using the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant “for terror” after the operator of the facility reported extensive damage to the site. Energoatom, operator of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in the south of the country, said on Saturday that parts of the facility had been “severely damaged” … Read more

‘Decisive day’ for trapped Mexican miners

A major operation to rescue 10 trapped Mexican coal miners was approaching a crucial moment on Saturday, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, raising hopes among desperate relatives. “Today is a breakthrough day because according to experts we will know if it is possible for divers to enter safely,” he tweeted. Five workers managed to … Read more

Impact Wrestling brings “Bound for Glory” to Albany

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) β€” Traditionally its biggest night of the year, Impact Wrestling’s “Bound for Glory” pay-per-view event has its official date and time. Impact announced Thursday evening on Twitter that the event will take place right here in Albany. Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment straight to your inbox! Wrestling fans will … Read more