EAST LANSING, Mich. (UPI) — Humans when alone see threats as closer than they actually are but in a close group that misperception disappears, Michigan State University researchers say. Their […]
A bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) would mandate background checks on anyone attempting to buy traditional gun powder, commonly known as black powder. The move comes […]
NAPLES, Fla. (UPI) — Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults who care for an elderly parent of family member admit to lying to the person they’re caring for, a survey indicates. […]
EXETER, England (UPI) — People who live in cities with more green space reported less mental distress, better health, higher life satisfaction and income, British researchers say. Mathew White and […]
TORONTO (UPI) — People willing to meet their partner’s needs above their own may keep the sexual spark alive in long-term relationships, Canadian and British researchers say. Amy Muise, a […]
STILLWATER, Okla. (UPI) — Mangoes may have a positive effect on blood sugar in obese individuals and help to limit inflammation, U.S. researchers suggest. Edralin Lucas, an associate professor of […]
TEMPE, Ariz. (UPI) — Heating leftovers in the office microwave can leave possible toxins in the food and cold spots that harbor bacteria, a U.S. expert says. Rolf Halden, the […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. mortgage activity rose slightly last week, as long-term interest rates dropped, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. The association said mortgage activity rose 0.2 percent in […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. durable goods orders dropped 5.7 percent in March, marking the second downturn in the past three months, the U.S. Commerce Department said Wednesday. Factory orders dropped […]
BERKELEY, Calif. (UPI) — U.S. researchers suggest women enter business school at a lower rate than men and are underrepresented in high-ranking positions because of ethical concerns. Laura J. Kray […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Three major business groups in Washington have lined up against a proposed rule that would force firms to disclose political donations, a joint letter shows. The letter […]
ST. GEORGE, Utah, (UPI) — A Utah man said a McDonald’s burger he bought to use as a demonstration item in 1999 has shown few signs of aging in 14 […]
SALT LAKE CITY, (UPI) — A Salt Lake City woman being assaulted by a co-worker was rescued by a group of neighbors, including one wielding a sword. Police Lt. Justin […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — A Dutch non-profit called the Mars One Foundation announced in New York it is taking applications for volunteers willing to take a one-way trip to Mars. […]
HONOLULU, (UPI) — A Texas teenager on a Make-A-Wish Foundation sponsored trip to Hawaii caught a 759-pound marlin with the help of a boat crew. Sterling Ellis, 19, of Houston, […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — President Barack Obama told NBC’s “Today” show he and first lady Michelle Obama have a threat in place to keep their daughters from getting tattoos. Obama said […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — The mosque attended by the two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings is associated with other terror suspects, an interfaith organization said. Several people who attended […]
PRINCETON, N.J., (UPI) — Party leaders in the U.S. Senate and House are generally the most unpopular members of Congress, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicated. Democratic House Minority Leader […]
TUPELO, Miss., (UPI) — A celebrity impersonator once accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to the White House said he feels “vindicated” after his release from a Mississippi jail. Authorities dropped […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus was named visiting professor of public policy at Macauley Honors College at City University of New York, the school said. The […]
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.
According to a new statistical report, the only Americans who saw their money grow during the past two years of “economic recovery” touted by the Administration of President Barack Obama are those who weren’t hurting to begin with: the wealthy. Everybody else? On the whole, they lost money.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wrote a letter Monday urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to hold up any action on proposed immigration reform until Congress better understands what’s actually broken with the immigration laws already in place.