WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Costs are rising for the so-called sandwich generation, middle-age Americans with aging parents who also are raising children, U.S. researchers said. A Pew Research Center report on […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., about to take office as secretary of state, warned in a farewell speech in the Senate Wednesday about political gridlock. Kerry didn’t […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
Gun grabbers like to ask the question: “Why do you need an ‘assault weapon?’”
As the Department of Homeland Security so aptly put it in its own request for proposal for 7,000 .223 cal. select fire weapons, they are for personal defense.
At a Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday, officials at the Federal Reserve said they would continue to pump money into the economy via an $85 billion bond-buying stimulus scheme, despite a stall in economic activity in recent months under the same policy.
The politically charged American conversation about gun violence continued yesterday with the first Congressional hearing related to the matter since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. The anti-gun lobby pulled all the stops.
While I fully understand the desire to preserve some semblance of gender roles in an increasingly confused society, I struggle to comprehend the idea that women are somehow unable to perform properly in a firefight because they’re using different plumbing.
Texas Governor Rick Perry called for returning taxpayer money to the taxpayers of his State when the government is operating at a surplus during a State of the State address this week.
For one week, let’s take a break from President Barack Obama and politics. This week is all about the most popular and celebrated event in the world: the Super Bowl. And there is a very special lesson in this year’s game for all of us to study, learn and implement in our lives.
Men who eat a regular diet of deep-fried foods such as french fries, fried chicken and doughnuts have a higher risk of prostate cancer, U.S. researchers say.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (UPI) — The U.S. Northeast is likely to experience six more weeks of winter weather lasting into March, long-range forecasters at AccuWeather.com say. The Northwest is also […]
NEW ORLEANS (UPI) — British company BP is “deeply sorry” for the loss of life and damage caused by the 2010 gulf oil spill, BP Vice President Luke Keller told […]
NARO SPACE CENTER, South Korea (UPI) — South Korea’s science minister said Wednesday the country placed a satellite into orbit with the successful launch of its first space rocket. Yonhap […]
YORK, England (UPI) — An old wives’ tale that snails can be a sign of changing weather should not be dismissed out of hand, European researchers say, as they may […]
TEL AVIV, Israel (UPI) — Being in a position of power makes people happier, and people who feel powerful in any context tend to be more content, researchers in Israel […]
ROCHESTER, Minn. (UPI) — Cardiac disease is associated with increased risk of mild cognitive impairment involving language, thinking and judgment, a U.S. researcher says. Lead author Rosebud Roberts, a health […]
TRONDHEIM, Norway (UPI) — GPS helps achieve an increased sense of security, freedom and quality of life for those with dementia and family, researchers in Norway suggest. Dag Ausen of […]
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (UPI) — Canadian researchers say they can explain why enticing pictures of food — often dubbed “food porn,” affect people less when they are full. “We’ve known […]
CHICAGO (UPI) — If you are alive, warm and breathing, you are a bed bug magnet, says a Chicago physician and medical spokesman for the National Pest Management Association. Dr. […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Japan, starting Friday, will import more U.S. beef after easing its 10-year-old restrictions arising from mad cow disease concerns, officials said. The decision to let in more […]
ROSEAND, N.J. (UPI) — Payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said the U.S. economy added 192,000 non-farm private sector jobs in January, beating economists’ expectations. Following a gain of 185,000 jobs […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Commerce Department said the economy put on the brakes in the fourth quarter, dropping from a modest gain to a contraction of 0.1 percent. The […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. credit research firm FICO said that student loan delinquencies were climbing fast due to higher debt, slow wage growth and a shortage of jobs. In a […]