BEIJING, July 29 (UPI) — China needs aircraft carriers as it is surrounded by foreign warships, its military experts said after Beijing confirmed refitting a Soviet-era carrier. The experts said China must have its own carriers to safeguard national security and development, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The experts said China is the only […]
DOVER, Del., July 29 (UPI) — Delaware held its first execution in more than five years early Friday, putting Robert Jackson III to death for a 1992 murder during a burglary. The execution went forward after Gov. Jack Markell refused a reprieve late Thursday, The Wilmington News-Journal reported. Earlier, a federal appeals court refused a […]
According to the American Psychological Association, more than 60 percent of adults have trouble sleeping at night. Recently, researchers discovered that people with sleep disorders could find relief by wearing a specially designed cap that cools the brain.
A Federal judge recently threw out a lawsuit challenging the use of government funds for human embryonic stem cell research.
The debate over the national deficit and debt limit has brought to the forefront a fundamental split in American political ideologies: What is the proper role of the Federal government in the lives of citizens?
A new study reported in the peer-reviewed journal Remote Sensing examines satellite data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which show that, from the years 2000 through 2011, the Earth’s atmosphere released much more heat than previously predicted by computer models.
EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 29 (UPI) — The Scottish capital is bracing for its own royal wedding between Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne, and Mike Tindall, a rugby player. While the wedding Saturday is to be more modest than Prince William’s lavish affair at Westminster Abbey, the guest list includes Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip […]
LAHORE, Pakistan, July 29 (UPI) — India and Pakistan need uninterrupted, constructive dialogue to resolve their issues and normalize ties, Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said. Khar, who at 33 recently became Pakistan’s first female and youngest foreign minister, spoke to reporters in Lahore after her meeting in New Delhi with India’s External Affairs […]
ATLANTA, July 29 (UPI) — Human immunodeficiency virus type-2, is related to but distinct from the well-characterized AIDS retrovirus, HIV type 1, U.S. officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report says HIV-2 surveillance shows reported cases of HIV-2 remain rare in the United States — an average of […]
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 29 (UPI) — The Pakistani military is on the “same page” with the government to repair the ruptured Pakistan-U.S. relationship, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said. “There are some misunderstandings with the U.S. and we are ready to resolve them,” Gilani said Thursday while inaugurating a photo exhibition in Islamabad, Dawn […]