MOSCOW, (UPI) — Russian scientists say they’ve successfully repeated their synthesis of the 117th chemical element, paving the way for formal addition to the periodic table. The Joint Institute for […]
VANCOUVER, Wash., (UPI) — A Washington state woman who has studied martial arts for nearly two decades said she fought off two teenage boys who accosted her while she was […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (UPI) — A Michigan bride whose entire wedding party plunged into a lake when a dock collapsed said the incident “makes for a good story.” Eric and […]
NAPERVILLE, Ill., (UPI) — An Illinois couple who admitted in court to allowing underage drinking at an after-prom party they hosted at their home were placed on court supervision. Michael […]
PRICE, Utah, (UPI) — A Utah mother said she filed a formal complaint against a judge who had her slice off her 13-year-old’s ponytail as punishment for cutting a 3-year-old’s […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — New York shoe sellers said they have noticed a pattern of thieves taking a single display shoe from separate stores to make matching pairs. Salissou Mohamam, […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Ten postal workers said they launched a hunger strike Monday to protest U.S. Postal Service plans to close or consolidate 48 mail processing plants. The strikers — […]
ATLANTA, (UPI) — Washington, since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, has migrated from its position as the moral authority on human rights, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said. Carter writes […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday that mandatory sentencing of teenage killers to life without parole is unconstitutional. Justice Anthony Kennedy joined the four-member liberal bloc […]
A new survey conducted by Bankrate.com shows that only 25 percent of Americans have saved six months of expenses. And 28 percent have no savings at all. The data reveal the dire reality for many underemployed and unemployed Americans.
President Barack Obama’s chief sock puppet Jay Carney awkwardly attempted to portray the Operation Fast and Furious scandal as a “fishing expedition.” Carney lied, feigned ignorance, sneered, whined and mocked Americans who want answers about Obama’s gift of weapons to Mexican narcoterrorists.
Two years ago, a woman named Elizabeth Lloyd sat down at a picnic table next to a Little League field in Manchester Township, N.J. Not long after, an 11-year-old catcher named Matthew Migliaco began warming up a pitcher in the bullpen next to Lloyd. He hit Lloyd with an errant ball. Now, Lloyd is seeking $150,000 in damages.
There is a reason Americans are fat and sick. It’s called high fructose corn syrup.
High fructose corn syrup is a cheap non-food filler. It contains no nutrition — only calories. It is, as a report in The Guardian describes, a highly sweet, gloppy syrup produced from surplus corn that is incredibly sweet.
The Transportation Security Administration caused quite a ruckus in the Big Apple over the weekend. TSA failed to screen countless travelers at John F. Kennedy International Airport. A metal detector was unplugged.
A local resident will pay part of the bill for President Barack Obama’s trip to Durham, N.H. The town of Durham could not afford the security costs of the President’s visit. City officials refused to cover the costs. The Obama campaign also refused.
An elementary school in Tacoma, Wash., is feeling the heat after it banned students from wearing sunscreen. Two sisters were severely burned at an all-day school function. One of the sisters suffers from a form of albinism.
NASHVILLE (UPI) — Baby Boomers are buying the cars they wish they had as teenagers, custom car restorers say. Jim Brandea of Spring Hill, Tenn., who has an online collector […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sales of new single-family homes rose 7.6 percent in April to May, the U.S. Commerce Department said Monday. Sales climbed to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of […]
ATLANTA (UPI) — Georgia’s blueberry industry is steadily outpacing “The Peach State’s” famous peach industry, data from the University of Georgia indicates. The data show the blueberry industry produced $133 […]
ARLINGTON, Va. (UPI) — Mike Card the chairman of the American Trucking Associations, said long-haul drivers are in short supply despite a U.S. unemployment rate of 8.2 percent. “It’s getting […]
CHICAGO (UPI) — U.S. workers aged 55 and older have enjoyed the largest comeback of any age group in the slowly recovering economy, a private research group found. Over the […]
RIO DE JANEIRO (UPI) — University of Brazil researchers say their gluten-free pasta from green banana flour tastes better than regular whole-wheat pasta. Lead investigator Renata Puppin Zandonadi of the […]
HOUSTON (UPI) — Researchers in India suggest pregnant women should be screened for thyroid dysfunction within the first three months of getting pregnant. Dr. Jubbin Jagan Jacob of Christian Medical […]