COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 3 (UPI) — The religious presence at the Ohio State Fair includes Sunday church services and an “illustrated sermon through feats of strength.” The Rev. Craig Eilerman, who led the Catholic service at the fair Sunday, said Catholic and Protestant services were offered, in part, to make sure the approximately 280 members […]
Researchers at Emory University have discovered that consuming omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy may protect babies against diseases that can occur in infancy.
A series of new North Dakota laws took effect on Aug. 1, including more permissible gun-rights legislation. The new law will allow most employees to bring a gun to work as long as it is kept in their vehicle.
Two lawsuits were recently filed in Illinois that challenged State laws that prohibit carrying firearms outside the home, according to The Wall Street Journal.
It has recently been revealed that Vice President Joe Biden does not just depend upon the Secret Service to protect him and his family — he is also the agency’s landlord. “Since April, Mr. Biden has collected more than $13,000 from the agency charged with protecting him and his family,” read an article for The Washington Times.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 (UPI) — The California wine connoisseur who pleaded guilty in 2009 to torching more than $200 million worth of wine asked to retract his guilty plea, officials say. Mark Christian Anderson, 62, went to court Tuesday to retract his 2009 guilty plea, arguing his previous attorney, Mark Reichel, was unprepared for […]
KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Ethnic and political violence in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, exploded again overnight with several killed as the government warned of a stern response. The latest wave of violence in the beleaguered city claimed at least 10 more lives overnight, raising the death toll in shootings and other acts of […]
KRAKOW, Poland, Aug. 3 (UPI) — A British student found battered to death in Krakow, Poland, has been identified as Catherine Zaks, who was studying at the University of Kent. Zaks, who had dual British and Polish citizenship, was spending the summer working in Krakow, The Independent reported. Grant Pooke, one of her teachers at […]
BOSTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) — About 10 percent of U.S. Medicare patients — including cancer survivors — do not take their medication because it is too expensive, Harvard researchers found. Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov and colleagues from Harvard Medical School show cost-related medication non-adherence — skipping pills to make the medicine last longer, and not filling […]
SUQUAMISH, Wash., Aug. 3 (UPI) — A lesbian member of Washington’s Suquamish Tribe said she was surprised when tribal officials extending marriage rights to same-sex couples. The Tribal Council voted unanimously Monday to change the law, the Kitsap Sun, of Bremerton, Wash., reported. Heather Purser, 28, has been spearheading the campaign to get the tribe […]