Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’

By Brandon Formby, The Texas Tribune  (1) At Thursday night’s debate, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke,  touted his proposed mandatory buyback program for assault weapons. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Sept. 13 (UPI) — Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against […]

Felicity Huffman to be sentenced in the college admission scandal

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Actress Felicity Huffman is set to be sentenced Friday in the college cheating scandal. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo Sept. 13 (UPI) — Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for paying thousands in a cheating scandal aiming to get her daughter admitted to college. The sentencing hearing is set […]

Stars send warm wishes to comedian and ‘good human’ Kevin Hart after crash

By Karen Butler  (0) Sept. 2 (UPI) — Hollywood is sending Kevin Hart its best wishes after the comedian was injured as a passenger in a car crash Sunday. The 40-year-old actor and his driver were hospitalized with “major back injuries,” but his condition is not currently known. “Stop messing with my emotions brother,” Dwayne Johnson captioned an Instagram photo of him […]

Dorian causes ‘catastrophic damage’ in Bahamas

By Darryl Coote  (0) Sept. 2 (UPI) — Hurricane Dorian has caused “catastrophic damage” in the Bahamas as the Category 5 storm slowly makes its way across the island chain towards the United States, authorities said. At 4 a.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center warned of the ongoing “life-threatening situation” in the famed tourist destination as Dorian’s […]

Trump defends ousted assistant, relationship with Tiffany

By Ben Hooper  (1) President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday in defense of his former executive assistant Madeleine Westerhout, who was forced to resign this week after she reportedly made comments about Trump’s family, including his relationship with youngest daughter Tiffany (L), during an off-the-record dinner with reporters. File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo Aug. […]

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Aug. 30 (UPI) — The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland. Police arrested Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, at Fort Stewart, Ga., where he was stationed. He faces multiple counts of murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and […]