NEW YORK, (UPI) — U.S. markets re-opened Wednesday after a nearly unprecedented two-day derailment due to a massive hurricane that swept the East Coast. Hurricane Sandy forced the closure of […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — Crude oil prices topped $86 per barrel in New York Wednesday morning, as traders assessed the impact of a major storm on the East Coast. Demand […]
SANTA MONICA, Calif., (UPI) — At just 3.57 calories a piece, candy corn is a Halloween staple, but it hardly resembles corn and isn’t the least bit healthy, a U.S. […]
JACKSON, Miss., (UPI) — If a home has lost power due to Hurricane Sandy or any other storm, Consumers Energy in Michigan advises people to closely monitor the media. Consumers […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich., (UPI) — Peers are influential when it comes to alcohol and drug use, and they are just as influential online as they are in person, U.S. researchers […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., (UPI) — More than one-third of the 12.6 million U.S. cancer survivors have physical or mental problems that put their overall health in jeopardy, researchers say. Lead author […]
TORONTO, (UPI) — A single junk-food meal — rich in saturated fat — is detrimental to the health of the arteries, researchers in Canada said. Dr. Anil Nigam and colleagues […]
SAN FRANCISCO, (UPI) — The Rainforest Action Network said major U.S. banks, while embracing a green business model, continue to invest in polluting energy resources. A report from the advocacy […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., (UPI) — Google says a new feature in its Gmail program will allow users to reference the content of other emails without having to close out a […]
MONTEREY PARK, Calif., (UPI) — A California man was arrested for allegedly trying to steal traditional oriental herbal remedies, police said. Man Van Truong, 56, was charged after he was […]
YUMA, Ariz., (UPI) — U.S. Border Patrol agents found a sport utility vehicle perched atop a 14-foot-high fence on the border between the United States and Mexico near Yuma, Ariz. […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Obama advisor David Axelrod told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” he will shave his mustache if the president loses in Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. Axelrod told host Joe Scarborough […]
MOSCOW, (UPI) — A Russian poll indicates nearly 40 percent of the country’s adults believe in supernatural phenomena. The All-Russia Center for the Study of Public Opinion on Social and […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — The U.S. Census Bureau said an estimated 41 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are expected to go trick-or-treating Wednesday night for Halloween. The […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich., (UPI) — U.S. presidential campaigns provide a unique window into society and characterizes the culture’s obsession with celebrities, a U.S. anthropologist says. Michael Lempert, a linguistic anthropologist […]
LONG BEACH, Calif., (UPI) — A Republican congressional candidate in California says his Democratic opponent authored a bill that would have allowed communists to teach at state colleges. Gary DeLong […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Nearly a year after U.S. forces left the country there are signs al-Qaida is mounting a comeback in Iraq, a U.S. inspector general found. U.S. combat forces […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Surges by U.S. Senate candidates in at least two races thought to have been pretty much decided have turned the races into nail-biters, political observers say. Weakened […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio, (UPI) — Working-class voters in Ohio may offer a key to President Obama’s re-election bid, a poll by Quinnipiac University, The New York Times and CBS News indicated. […]
LOS ANGELES, (UPI) — Taiwanese travelers will no longer have to obtain a $164 visa to visit the United States, the U.S. government has decided. Beginning Thursday Taiwan joins 37 […]
U.S. adults in all age groups have grown fatter during the past four years, a survey indicated. Obesity increases as Americans at both genders get older before declining when they reach their early 70s.
If you rely on the polls mainstream media continually publish as a reliable source of information about who may be leading in the Presidential election, beware: The already skewed and confusing results are going to be increasingly unreliable in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Watergate was a two-bit burglary by operatives for the Richard Nixon Administration. The Libya scandal is much worse, as Senator John McCain (Neocon-Ariz.) pointed out on Sunday. People actually died; four of them to be precise. One of them was the U.S. ambassador.