New York - A 47-year-old man who was blinded by a chemical accident when he was three can now see again, thanks to a revolutionary stem-cell transplant. Mr . Mike May had feared he would live in darkness the rest of his life. He now does almost
BEIXIAOYING, China: Dutch swimmer Maarten van der Weijden skirted just inside the final red buoy to grab gold in the men's 10-kilometer open water race Thursday, completing a comeback after recovering from leukemia.
Van der Weijden won a three-way sprint in the inaugural event with a better-angled finish under a steady rain.
"I think the leukemia taught me to think step by step," Van der Weijden said. "When you're laying in the hospital bed and feeling so much pain and feeling s...