MARTINEZ, Calif. (UPI) — Conservationists in California say they are looking for a way to save the life of a giant sequoia planted by author and naturalist John Muir in […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States is 3.7 percent higher than a month ago, AAA reported. The travel service organization reported […]
Researchers from Rice University and Louisiana State University illustrated in a recent study that domestic policy encouraging a welfare and police state simultaneously are economically unworkable and do damage to the very people the policies were intended to help.
A hamburger made from test tube-grown “beef” is on someone’s menu for this week.
The so-called beef for the burger is the product of a Dutch professor whose work was financed by an anonymous businessman and the Dutch government. It was created from stem cells stripped from a cow’s muscle that were incubated in a nutrient broth, stretched on a machine to simulate exercise and stimulate growth, then minced with lab-grown animal fat. The final, uncooked product is said to be gray with a slippery texture similar to squid or scallop. The financier may be the first to eat the lab-created slime.
Privacy advocates in the United States are in a better position to gain public support for dismantling portions of the Nation’s surveillance apparatus than they have been in years.
With his poll numbers plummeting, President Barack Hussein Obama used some of the last days before he departs for another multimillion-dollar vacation to try to deflect attention away from the scandals that have defined his tenure in the Oval Office.
A 95-year-old resident of a Chicago-area assisted-living nursing home was killed after police attempted to subdue him Friday with a Taser and bean bag rounds shot from a gun. Allegedly, the man was combative because he did not want to be restrained and forced to undergo an “involuntary” medical procedure.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling on Congress (and voters who elect Senators and Congressmen) to back off a pair of bills that take direct aim at the freedoms of bloggers, independent journalists and small media outlets to gain access to information while protecting their sources.
As the Detroitization of America continues with the official bankruptcy of Detroit itself, many conservative economists believe that it might be the best thing that could ever happen to the Motor City. The sad fact is that the greed and avarice of the public sector is insatiable, which is why it never learns anything.
NEW YORK (UPI) — The taller a postmenopausal woman, the greater her risk for developing cancers of the breast, colon, kidney, ovary, rectum and thyroid, U.S. researchers say. Geoffrey Kabat, […]
BETHESDA, Md. (UPI) — Sunlight’s ultraviolet rays can damage some tissues in the eye, a U.S. eye expert says. Rachel Bishop, an eye doctor at the National Eye Institute, part […]
Nearly half of all Americans believe the U.S. should mind its own business concerning foreign policy, and should allow other countries to mind theirs without our intervention – whether for […]
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Are you tired of getting grabbed in the crotch every time you board an airplane? Well, a change in Transportation Security Administration policy means that you can avoid the grope […]
A new fatwa in the Syrian city of Aleppo targets people who dare to eat croissants. According to an interview at China’s English-language Sina news website, one man who’s frustrated […]
A Washington D.C. Superior Court judge ordered Former Marine and Libertarian activist Adam Kokesh, who is accused of openly carrying a shotgun in D.C.’s Freedom Plaza, to be held without […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — Millionaires say they are not so financially comfortable they can do whatever they want, when they want to, a U.S. survey found. UBS Wealth Management Americas […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Cumulus Media is planning to drop conservative commentators Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its U.S radio stations at the end of the year, Politico said. The […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — A controversially paraphrased quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., is being removed rather than replaced, officials said. The memorial, which opened in […]
DETROIT, (UPI) — Financially hurting cities are watching Detroit to see if the bankrupt city’s proposal to shed retiree healthcare benefits is feasible, The New York Times said. Detroit officials, […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Americans should be worried their smartphone use, text messages and Web surfing as well as phone calls, can be logged by Washington, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden warns. […]
ROME, (UPI) — Homosexuals can and should be accepted into the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Monday as he returned from a triumphant weeklong visit to Brazil. “If someone is […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.