A man in New York is suing after being seriously injured when he flushed the toilet in his apartment to check the water pressure. His was one of four toilets to have exploded at the time.
On May 29, 2013, the Chinese press reported the rescue of a 6-pound, 2.8-ounce newborn boy with placenta still attached that had become stuck in a sewer pipe. Apart from having a low heart rate and some minor abrasions, the boy, now named Baby No. 59 for the incubator that houses him, is doing well. The case is being investigated as a possible attempted homicide.