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Situational awareness: Johnson & Johnson has recalled a batch of baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online, the AP reports.
Jessica Meir (left) and Christina Koch. Photo: NASA
For seven hours and 17 minutes today, best friends and American astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch were by themselves in the vacuum of space.
Why it matters: While American women have been flying in space since Sally Ride made her first trip to orbit in 1983, today marked the first all-female spacewalk in history, writes Axios Space editor Miriam Kramer.
The bottom line: The days of spacewalks in general seem numbered.
But until then, remember we are living history.
A proposal to tax WhatsApp calls has spurred the largest protests seen in years in Lebanon.
Photo: Zoo Berlin/AP
A Berlin zoo says two panda cubs born in August have opened their eyes to the world for the first time this week, the AP reports.