1. Microplastics are detected in human blood.

2. Scientists pinpoint how star formation in our galaxy began.

3. Victoria’s Secret features a model with Down syndrome.

4. An ice shelf collapses in East Antarctica.

5. Scientists capture an image of the Milky Way’s black hole.

6. Women referee at men’s World Cup.

7. An Andy Warhol silk-screen breaks auction records in the United States.

8. South Korea launches a satellite using its own rocket.

9.A paralyzed man dies by legally assisted suicide in Italy. 

Apple becomes the first company to reach a stock market value of $3 trillion.