College-bound football player among 3 shot dead in

By Don Johnson  (0) Police Identified Stephen Nicholas Broderick, 41, as the suspect in a shooting Sunday that killed two women and a man in Austin, Texas. Photo courtesy Austin Police Department April 19 (UPI) -- Police arrested a former law enforcement officer on Monday who they say is suspected of killing three people in Austin, [...]

2021-04-19T18:29:06+00:00April 19th, 2021|

U.S. birth rate falls 1%, continuing six-year decline

By Brian P. Dunleavy  (0) The birth rate in the United States in 2019 fell for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Photo by ramosiquitios/Pixabay March 23 (UPI) -- The birth rate in the United States dropped 1% between 2018 and 2019, continuing a six-year downward trend, according to figures [...]

2021-03-23T15:25:08+00:00March 23rd, 2021|

Mars helicopter Ingenuity could usher in new era of exploration

By Paul Brinkmann  (0) This is an artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, which could usher in a new method to explore the Red Planet. Image courtesy of NASA ORLANDO, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- NASA's plan to fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time in a few weeks could start a [...]

2021-03-23T15:16:54+00:00March 23rd, 2021|

Gunman in hospital after killing 10 at grocery store

By UPI Staff  (0) Police and officials investigate the scene of a mass shooting at the King Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colo., on Monday evening. Photo by Brendan Davis/EPA-EFE March 23 (UPI) -- Authorities in Boulder, Colo., are looking into the background of the man who fatally shot 10 people, including a police officer, inside a [...]

2021-03-23T15:08:45+00:00March 23rd, 2021|

Kremlin slams Biden’s remark that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is ‘a killer’

President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday after traveling to Pennsylvania and spending the previous night in Wilmington, Del. Photo by Chris Kleponis/UPI | License Photo March 18 (UPI) -- The Russian government reacted sternly Thursday to a television interview in which U.S. President Joe Biden said he thinks Russian leader Vladimir Putin [...]

2021-03-19T01:52:06+00:00March 19th, 2021|

Biden: U.S. to administer 100M vaccine doses by Friday

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the state of COVID-19 vaccinations in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Photo by Michael Reynolds/UPI | March 18 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden said Thursday the United States is poised to administer his goal of 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses into Americans' arms this week, more than [...]

2021-03-19T01:46:56+00:00March 19th, 2021|

House passes bill providing citizenship to ‘Dreamers’

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The legislation would provide a 10-year path to citizenship for people protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo March 18 (UPI) -- The House passed legislation Thursday to provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. The [...]

2021-03-19T01:33:36+00:00March 19th, 2021|

Boxing champion ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler dies at 66

"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler was the former undisputed middleweight champion in the 1980s, and he died , Saturday at the age of 66. Photo courtesy marvelousmarvin.com March 14 (UPI) -- "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, the former undisputed middleweight champion from 1980-87, died on Saturday at the age of 66, according to his wife Kay G. Hagler. No official cause [...]

2021-03-14T16:38:20+00:00March 14th, 2021|

Armed gunmen abduct 300 girls from school in northern Nigeria

A schoolgirl attends class at the Dairy Farm primary school in Lagos, Nigeria, on January 22. More than 300 schoolgirls were taken from a different school Friday in northern Nigeria. File Photo by Akintunde Akinleye/EPA-EFE Feb. 26 (UPI) -- For the third time in two months, armed gunmen on Friday kidnapped a group of schoolchildren in [...]

2021-03-01T14:48:38+00:00March 1st, 2021|

Cuomo ‘truly sorry’ if words ‘misinterpreted,’ wants investigation

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a briefing related to COVID-19 in New York City on September 8. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Feb. 28 (UPI) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday he was "truly sorry" if "some of the things I have said have been misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation," after earlier in [...]

2021-03-01T14:42:02+00:00March 1st, 2021|
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