Today in the news: WHO says cellphones could cause cancer

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Mount Shasta Herald

News to know

The World Health Organization released a report Tuesday that said cellphone radiation might lead to cancer. The WHO said cellphones were a “hazard” along the lines of lead and engine exhaust. The organization studied numerous reports on cellphones and their effects before releasing their report.

Quote of note

“We're going to a pool, where there's no jellyfish.” – Beach-goer Frank Cortez, who was trying to avoid being stung by a jellyfish as they swarmed Florida’s Atlantic coast over Memorial Day weekend. The jellyfish stung more than 800 people, officials said.

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Circus elephants who had no shows to perform in Joplin, Mo., because of last week’s tornado are helping out by cleaning up wreckage. Watch the report below.

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