K9 Cinemas in Texas allows dogs into movie theater

K9 Cinemas in Texas allows viewers to watch movies with up to two of their dogs. Photo courtesy of Pixabay May 21 (UPI) -- K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, gives moviegoers the opportunity to watch older films with up to two of their dogs. The dog-friendly movie theater caters to canines with comfortable seating and offers $15 [...]

2019-05-21T15:11:24+00:00May 21st, 2019|

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

By Daniel Uria  (1) Bipartisan legislation would increase the tobacco buying age to a minimum of 21 in the United States. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo May 20 (UPI) -- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco. The bill [...]

2019-05-21T15:07:01+00:00May 21st, 2019|

Industry sees big potential for civilian version of plane-chopper hybrid

The AW609 can take off and land on a helipad, making point-to-point transportation easy for executives who need to travel farther than a helicopter will go. Photo courtesy of Leonardo May 20 (UPI) -- Some 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a medieval version of a helicopter, a company that now bears his name wants [...]

2019-05-20T15:16:23+00:00May 20th, 2019|

High court returns to face challenges to census, political districts

By Clyde Hughes  (0) The high court reconvenes Monday facing several key cases, including one about the 2020 Census asking about a resident's citizenship status. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo May 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes Monday to weigh in on nearly a dozen key cases -- ranging from redrawing districts to the [...]

2019-05-20T15:09:29+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Rosa Salazar to star in, executive produce ‘The Bang Bang Girls’

Rosa Salazar is set to star in executive produce a new comedy-drama titled "The Bang Bang Girls." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo May 17 (UPI) -- Rosa Salazar, best known for starring in Alita: Battle Angel, has signed on to star in an executive produce a new comedy-drama film titled The Bang Bang Girls. The film, [...]

2019-05-18T15:26:40+00:00May 18th, 2019|

Trump says merit-based immigration plan will be ‘envy of the modern world’

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on his plan for a new immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photo by Yuri Gripas/UPI | License Photo May 16 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a new merit-based immigration system he described as benefiting American workers and asylum seekers with a "legitimate" claim. Speaking [...]

2019-05-17T19:11:14+00:00May 17th, 2019|

Federal regulators pull $929M for California high-speed rail

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) May 17 (UPI) -- The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress. The Federal Railroad Administration said Thursday it's terminated the agreement worth $929 million, which was reached under former President Barack Obama [...]

2019-05-17T19:05:06+00:00May 17th, 2019|

Rescuers find missing toddler in Kentucky woods after 3 days

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) May 16 (UPI) -- Rescuers say a 22-month-old boy who disappeared for three days has turned up safe in the Kentucky wilderness. Officials said the boy, Kenneth Howard, was found in "remarkably good condition" and was treated for dehydration. The toddler was found about 1,700 feet away from his home in rough terrain. Using [...]

2019-05-16T16:46:03+00:00May 16th, 2019|

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission,

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks Tuesday at a town hall meeting with agency employees about a proposed moon landing in 2024. Photo courtesy of NASA May 15 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about President Donald Trump's proposal to add $1.6 billion for the 2020 budget to advance [...]

2019-05-15T15:50:09+00:00May 15th, 2019|

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to….

Activists demonstrate outside the U.S. Capitol on April 2. Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday approved a restrictive abortion bill and sent it to the governor. File Photo by Yuri Gripas/UPI | License Phot May 14 (UPI) -- Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign [...]

2019-05-15T15:37:07+00:00May 15th, 2019|