I predict that it’s just a matter of time before Eric Holder is no longer our Nation’s top law-enforcement officer. Holder’s bungling mismanagement of the Fast and Furious crisis, followed by his outright defiance of Congress, is reason enough to color him gone.
A traveler from Indiana is demanding an apology from the Transportation Security Administration agent who allegedly spilled his grandfather’s ashes on the floor. John Gross claims that while coming home from a trip to Orlando, an agent decided to inspect a jar labeled “human remains.”
The little buzz a person gets from drinking a soda may not be the caffeine. French researchers have discovered alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The National Institute of Consumption, which is based in Paris, found that more than half of popular sodas contain traces of alcohol.
Americans have been hearing about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for years. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, declaring President Barack Obama’s healthcare law Constitutional, expect to hear much more in coming months.
HOUSTON (UPI) — Hot flashes or night sweats early in menopause are not linked to heart risk unless the symptoms persist or start long after menopause began, researchers say. Lead […]
PHILADELPHIA (UPI) — Eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower post-meal blood sugar levels, compared to other common snacks, U.S. researchers say. Lead researcher Dr. Harold Bays, medical […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — Although adults may be using sunscreen more often to protect against cancer, teenagers may not be as careful, a U.S. researcher says. “It only takes one […]
HOUSTON (UPI) — Ghrelin, a so-called hunger hormone, is the reason why some people have room for a high-calorie dessert after eating a big meal, Canadian researchers say. Lead investigator […]
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (UPI) — An estimated 150 million wieners are eaten on July 4th but 77 percent of U.S. adults say they are concerned about what’s in them, a survey […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Treasury Department sent out a call for fresh ideas Wednesday with cash prizes awaiting the most popular entries. The department said it was looking for […]
BRUSSELS (UPI) — The European Commission said Thursday economic sentiment remained virtually unchanged in the European Union in June. After dropping sharply in May, the Economic Sentiment Indicator for the […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. economy expanded by a modest 1.9 percent on an annual basis in the first quarter of the year, the Commerce Department confirmed Thursday. The advance, […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — First-time jobless claims fell by 6,000 in the week ended Saturday, the U.S. Labor Department said. Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell to 386,000 from the previous […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Average mortgage interest rates for long-term, fixed-rate loans matched record lows in the week ended Thursday, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. said. Average rates for 30-year […]
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (UPI) — Researchers in California say they’ve compiled the first study of the potential for destructive tsunamis on the northwest coast of the state. Using studies spanning […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. (UPI) — Industrial pollutants could pose a threat to the health of five endangered sea turtle species, researchers at a South Carolina marine laboratory say. Scientists at the […]
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Ecuador (UPI) — Lonesome George, the giant Galapagos tortoise who died on Sunday as the last of his species, will be embalmed and put on display, officials in […]
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (UPI) — An ancient text about a “red crucifix” seen in British evening skies more than 1,200 years ago could explain a mysterious radiation spike, U.S. scientists […]
During a House vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to full cooperate in an investigation regarding the fatally flawed Fast and Furious “gun-walking” operation, several Democratic lawmakers walked out. By a vote of 255-67 the House passed the resolution to hold Holder in Contempt of Congress.
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Republicans pledged Thursday to press for repeal of U.S. President Obama’s landmark healthcare law after the Supreme Court upheld it. “The Supreme Court made clear today that […]
BROCKTON, Mass., (UPI) — Police in Massachusetts said an alleged burglar was foiled when his head became stuck under a garage door for several hours. Brockton police said an employee […]
NOME, Alaska, (UPI) — Locals in Nome, Alaska, said the city might be experiencing a second gold rush, with hundreds of people coming from all over to search for the […]