Michigan board votes to certify votes from 2020 election

By UPI Staff & Jean Lotus  (1) Balloons and signs fill the fence between Black Lives Matter Plaza and Lafayette Park near the White House on Monday. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Government officials in Michigan voted 3-0 Monday afternoon to certify the results of the 2020 election in the state, [...]

2020-11-24T00:28:55+00:00November 24th, 2020|

HIV-related deaths dropped 48% over past decade

By Brian P. Dunleavy  (0) New CDC data suggests deaths among those with HIV have declined over the past 10 years, with the increased number of people who know their diagnostic status playing a large role. Photo by Equality Michigan/Wikimedia Commons Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Deaths related to HIV in the United States have declined 48% over the [...]

2020-11-20T14:09:57+00:00November 20th, 2020|

Air Force releases list of 6 potential locations for U.S. Space Command

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nicholas Eberling, the Thunderbird’s lead solo pilot, lands at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 30, 2016. Photo by Dennis Hoffman/U.S. Air Force Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Air Force announced Thursday that it has selected six possible locations for the U.S. Space Command. The six locations are New Mexico's Kirtland Air [...]

2020-11-20T14:02:57+00:00November 20th, 2020|

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Dorsey testify about election content

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears on a television screen as he testifies remotely during a Senate hearing October 28 on potential reforms to  Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Pool Photo by Michael Reynolds/UPI | License Photo Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify in the Senate on Tuesday to [...]

2020-11-17T14:56:02+00:00November 17th, 2020|

Georgia’s first full day of hand recount runs ‘smoothly’

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Georgia residents stood in line as they waited to vote in Georgia during early voting for the general election late last month. File Photo by Tami Chappell/UPI | License Photo Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Georgia's first full day of a hand recount of ballots went "smoothly," election officials said Saturday. The hand recount, [...]

2020-11-15T23:33:16+00:00November 15th, 2020|

Alaskans rocked by 3 overnight earthquakes

By Christen McCurdy  (0) Three earthquakes shook north of Anchorage, Alaska Saturday morning. Photo by Frank Kovalchek (CC BY 2.0) via Wikipedia Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Three earthquakes shook the Anchorage, Alaska area Saturday morning. The strongest registered at magnitude 5.0 and took place right before 3:30 a.m., 20 miles north of Anchorage, the Anchorage Daily News reported. About 20 [...]

2020-11-09T00:25:11+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Biden to announce COVID-19 response team; U.S. adds 126,742 cases

By Daniel Uria  (0) The United States reported 126,742 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the fourth consecutive day with more than 100,000 new cases as president-elect Joe Biden prepared his virus response plan. Pool photo by Andrew Harnik/UPI | License Photo Overall, the United States has reported 9,860,558 cases and 237,113 deaths since the start of the [...]

2020-11-09T00:18:13+00:00November 9th, 2020|

U.S. Navy orders new insignia for easier identification of rank

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) The U.S. Navy authorized new rank insignia for camouflage uniforms to make rank easier to identify.  Photo courtesy of Navy Personnel Command Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy's new rank insignia for uniforms will make identification of rank easier and follows requests from personnel, the Navy Personnel Command said. Wearing a [...]

2020-11-04T17:46:16+00:00November 4th, 2020|

States vote on legal pot, drug reforms, Puerto Rico statehood

Voters cast ballots at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday. Most voters in the state have so far favored a measure to allow Uber and Lyft to continue classifying their drivers as independent contractors.  Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Voters in dozens of states weighed in on more than [...]

2020-11-04T17:40:12+00:00November 4th, 2020|

CDC unveils guidance to allow cruise ships to return to sea

The cruise ship Grand Princess eases into a berth in the Port of Oakland, Calif., on March 9. The CDC said cruise lines must build laboratories on board each vessel equipped to test crew and passengers for coronavirus. File Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and [...]

2020-11-01T13:50:41+00:00November 1st, 2020|
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