PEABODY, Mass., (UPI) — The American Meteor Society said an apparent meteor spotted over Massachusetts and Maine likely ended up over the ocean. Mike Hankey, operations manager of the meteor […]
MEMPHIS, Aug. 29 (UPI) — A Tennessee man is charged with simple assault for allegedly pointing a leaf blower at a woman who complained about debris on her car. Judge […]
BUFFALO, N.Y., (UPI) — Members of the Occupy protest movement in Buffalo, N.Y., say they have sued in federal court to learn the extent of government surveillance of their group. […]
NEW ORLEANS, (UPI) — Isaac weakened to tropical storm strength Wednesday but still posed life-threatening hazards from storm surge and inland flooding, U.S. forecasters said. In its 3 p.m. EDT […]
LIBERTY, Texas, (UPI) — A videotaped admission of participation in the sexual assault of an 11-year-old Cleveland, Texas, girl can be used as evidence in a man’s trial, a judge […]
PRINCETON, N.J., (UPI) — The Republican Party’s favorability ratings among U.S. voters this year closely match 2008 ratings before party convention began, Gallup said Wednesday. Forty-four percent of registered voters […]
OAKLAND, Calif., (UPI) — Problems with smoke and cabin pressure forced two Southwest Airlines jets to make emergency landings at the airport in Oakland, Calif., the airline said. A Southwest […]
Americans believe that the Bill of Rights, or what is left of it, protects them from unreasonable and warrantless search and seizure under the 4th Amendment. This simply isn’t true, and hundreds of thousands of warrantless searches are likely under way as you read this.
The Democratic National Convention will be supporting an Islamic Jumah prayer, a prayer said by Muslims on Fridays. The event is “intended to address the concerns and issues that are challenging to the American Muslim citizens in the 21st century.”
In HBO’s “The Newsroom,” anchor Will McAvoy struggles with a career built on merely reporting the news and his internal desire to excoriate everyone who doesn’t share his contempt for himself and his country. In a recent episode, he lambasted the Tea Party.
A Nebraska school district is telling the parents of a deaf 3-year-old boy that the sign language for his name, Hunter Spanjer, looks too much like a gun and must be changed. Hunter uses Signing Exact English (S.E.E.), the standard sign language, for his name.
As of July 26, President Barack Obama has issued 133 executive orders. The definition of the executive order (EO) is: “noun. (often initial capital letters) an order having the force of law issued by the President of the U.S. to the army, navy, or other part of the executive branch of the government.” Some of the 133 EOs relate to, or aim at, the implementation of Agenda 21.
The anti-Barack Obama film “2016: Obama’s America” has been a hit at the box office. But not everyone appreciates the documentary. The Associated Press recently gave the movie a negative review.
On the campaign stump last week, Mitt Romney took a thinly veiled swipe at President Barack Obama’s birth certificate controversy when he said to a crowd in Michigan: “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate.”
RICHMOND, Va., (UPI) — The Richmond, Va., Federal Reserve Bank said manufacturing activity shrank in the central Atlantic states in August, but at a slower pace than July. The overall […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — U.S. stock indexes turned slightly higher in New York Tuesday as a closely watched home price report indicated a nascent recovery in the housing market. The […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — U.S. home prices rose in the second quarter on three closely watched indexes, the monthly Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller report said Tuesday. Home prices rose in […]
SAN DIEGO, (UPI) — A U.S. company that produces software for use with robots has, with its partners, won several awards at the 2012 Robotics Rodeo at Fort Benning, Ga. […]
LISLE, Ill., (UPI) — U.S. truck and bus maker Navistar International Corp. said Monday Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ustian is retiring, effective immediately. The company’s statement did not mention the […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — Not getting enough sleep might make a person worse at noticing things, but most people don’t realize it, a U.S. researchers says. Jeanne Duffy of Brigham and […]
BALTIMORE, (UPI) — Nearly half of military personnel involved in motor vehicle crashes in Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan from 2002-2006 were in Humvees, U.S. researchers said. Principal investigator Keshia Pollack […]
DALLAS, (UPI) — Being physically fit before age 50, not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, U.S. researchers say. Senior author Dr. Jarett […]