Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital

By Daniel Uria  (0) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the University of Chicago in Chicago on Monday, September 9, 2019. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI | License Ph July 15 (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital on Wednesday after being treated for a possible infection, a representative said. Ginsburg [...]

2020-07-15T23:48:10+00:00July 15th, 2020|

Officers arrest Portland, Ore., protester for vandalizing federal courthouse

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Federal officers made an arrest in Portland for tagging the federal courthouse a day after a "BLACK LIVES MATTER" mural was painted on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Portland, Ore., police confirmed Saturday that federal officers arrested [...]

2020-07-12T15:04:27+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom reopen in Florida

By Karen Butler  (0) The Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World theme park and resort in Bay Lake, Florida reopened to the general public Saturday after a nearly four-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Florida's Walt Disney World reopened its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom [...]

2020-07-12T14:59:10+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Mary Kay Letourneau dies of cancer at 58, reports say

By Don Jacobson  (0) July 8 (UPI) -- Mary Kay Letourneau, a Washington state elementary school teacher famously convicted 20 years ago of raping a teenage student whom she later married, has died of cancer at the age of 58. Attorney David Gehrke told The New York Times that Letourneau died at her Seattle-area home Monday near [...]

2020-07-08T18:04:59+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Supreme Court rules states can punish ‘faithless’ electors

By Don Jacobson  (0) A campaign worker holds an electoral map at the Javits Center in New York City on election night, November 8, 2016. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can legally punish "faithless" electors -- those who formally cast the votes for president [...]

2020-07-07T12:48:54+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Charlie Daniels, country music star, dead at 83

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Charlie Daniels, who has been placed into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 83. File Photo by Michael Bush/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- Charlie Daniels, a country music star best known for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at age 83. [...]

2020-07-07T12:45:17+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Ghislaine Maxwell transferred to Brooklyn federal lockup

By Jean Lotus  (0) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, 58, a longtime associate of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, was transported by U.S. Marshals Monday to a New York detention center to face federal sex-trafficking charges. File photo by Rick Bajornas/EPA-EFE/RICK July 6 (UPI) -- Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate of accused child sex trafficker and financier Jeffrey Epstein, [...]

2020-07-07T12:40:06+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Judge halts Trump’s niece from publishing book about her uncle

By Sommer Brokaw  (1) A New York state judge Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against publication of a book by President Donald Trump's niece, Mary Trump. Photo by Chris Kleponis/UPI | License Photo June 30 (UPI) -- A New York state judge has halted publication of a book President Donald Trump's niece, Mary, wrote about her uncle. [...]

2020-07-01T16:57:39+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Financial transfers back intelligence of Russian bounty scheme

By Danielle Haynes  (0) U.S. soldiers attend a training session for the Afghan Army in Herat, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2019. Financial transfers from a Russian intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked bank account support detainee information suggesting Russia paid Taliban militants to target U.S. soldiers. File Photo by Jalil Rezayee/EPA-EFE June 30 (UPI) -- Large financial [...]

2020-06-30T22:48:47+00:00June 30th, 2020|

5.8-magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

By Danielle Haynes  (1) The epicenter of the earthquake was about 17 miles outside Lone Pine, Calif. Image courtesy of USGS June 24 (UPI) -- A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Wednesday, causing little damage throughout the region. The epicenter of the temblor was located 11 miles north-northwest of Lone Pine, Calif., and about 160 miles [...]

2020-06-25T13:44:44+00:00June 25th, 2020|