WASHINGTON (UPI) — In the U.S. non-federal sector, older workers are more likely than younger counterparts to report being able to put their best skills to use, a survey says. […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The United States is the only country among advanced economies that does not require employers to provide paid vacation time, a non-profit group says. A report by […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Two lawmakers — an independent and a Democrat — are sponsoring bills to eliminate a financial mandate that some say is threatening the U.S. Postal Service. U.S. […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — U.S. home prices in the first quarter posted double-digit gains over the same quarter of 2012, a closely watched private report said Tuesday. The Standard and […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — U.S. consumer confidence rose for the second consecutive month in May, the Conference Board said Tuesday. The index had been trending lower, but May’s gain is […]
DURHAM, N.H. (UPI) — A virtually unknown U.S. professor has taken a major step in solving a numerical problem that has baffled mathematicians for centuries, experts said. Yitang Zhang, a […]
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (UPI) — Scientists in Denmark said an inexpensive food supplement helped reduce heart death among patients who had previously suffered heart attacks. The supplement, known as Coenzyme Q10, […]
COLOGNE, Germany (UPI) — An Apple-1 computer, which sold for $666 when it debuted in 1976, sold for a record $671,400 Saturday at auction in German, the auctioneer said. The […]
The Hill is reporting that the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is investigating testimony Attorney General Eric gave May 15 concerning his Department’s role in the Associated Press secret surveillance […]
The gender-bending main character of a new children’s show on the Hub network — co-owned by Hasbro and Discovery — is both a prepubescent boy who, at times, is magically […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday let stand a lower court ruling that struck down Indiana’s ban on Medicaid funds going to Planned Parenthood. A state law says, […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) — A Florida judge ruled Tuesday that lawyers for George Zimmerman cannot tell the jury Trayvon Martin had a history of fighting and had marijuana in his […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — A bipartisan congressional task force says it wants to reduce federal criminal laws that have packed prisons and branded too many people as criminals. The 10-member task […]
MADISON, Wis. (UPI) — Police in Wisconsin said a local man known as “Thong Cape Scooter Man” is not breaking any laws by riding his motorized scooter wearing only a […]
KINOULTON, England (UPI) — A British woman said she was driving around looking for her cat, which had been missing for two weeks, and found the kitty was hiding under […]
STOCKTON, Calif. (UPI) — Police in California said two Burger King robbery suspects were arrested when a worker made off with their getaway car. Stockton, Calif., police said two gun-wielding […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (UPI) — A U.S. Army major serving in Afghanistan set a world record by jumping rope 12,405 times in 60 minutes. She said she was aiming to inspire […]
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (UPI) — Seniors at a Swedish high school said they were shocked to discover days before graduation they must complete a course the school apparently forgot to offer. […]
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.
With the scandals President Barack Obama and his henchmen have created polluting the national discourse, it is becoming increasingly apparent that a special prosecutor will be appointed soon. Here’s a thought that ought to keep you awake tonight: What if Obama himself ends up facing the pokey?
A forthcoming report in Science magazine argues that patient consent and confidentiality are under fire, after the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics recently adjusted its formal recommendations to doctors that, for the most part, now leave the patient out of the decision-making process over how much data researchers can mine from their unique genetic codes.
Preparedness is about surviving. And if the day comes when you and the people around you can’t rely on technology and the sophisticated infrastructure that supplies the food and comfort to which we’ve become accustomed, you’ll have to rely on yourself — and that means work. Hard work demands that you be in adequate physical shape.
When I lived and worked in Spain under the regime of Generalissimo Francisco Franco, cash was king. When I later moved back to North America, I continued to use cash whenever possible. You will not find me downtown with less than $500 on my person; and if I’m on a flight overseas, I’ll have much more. There are advantages to paying cash.