Sally ‘crawling’ toward U.S. Gulf Coast as Category 1 hurricane

By UPI Staff,  (0) Hurricane Sally is seen off the Gulf of Mexico early Tuesday. The storm is expected to make landfall on the U.S. coast later Tuesday or early Wednesday. Image courtesy of NOAA/NHC Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Hurricane Sally was slowly moving toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Tuesday and forecasters expect it to [...]

2020-09-15T17:07:46+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Officials ban trick-or-treating, other Halloween events in …

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Los Angeles County, which has more cases than any other U.S. county, moved to bar a number of Halloween-themed events this year due to the pandemic. File Photo by Aaron Kehoe/UPI | License Photo Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Los Angeles County, which has recorded more COVID-19 cases than any other in the United States, has [...]

2020-09-09T23:34:57+00:00September 9th, 2020|

About 1,000 possibly double voted in Georgia primary, officials say

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The 1,000 potential double voters in Georgia's primary weren't enough to affect the outcome of any races. File Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Tuesday he plans to prosecute about 1,000 people who possibly double voted in the state's June primary [...]

2020-09-08T20:52:23+00:00September 8th, 2020|

IRS to mail letters to urge 9M non-filers to claim stimulus payments

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) The IRS said Tuesday roughly 9 million non-filers must act by October 15 to receive stimulus payments by the end of the year. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Internal Revenue Services said Tuesday it will start mailing letters to an estimated 9 million non-filers, urging [...]

2020-09-08T20:21:28+00:00September 8th, 2020|

Authorities find 39 missing children in….

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) The U.S. Marshals Service announced they found 39 missing children in Atlanta and Macon, Ga., during a news conference Thursday.  Photo courtesy of FBI Atlanta/Twitte Aug. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Marshals said they have found 39 missing children in a two-week operation this month in Atlanta and Macon, Ga. The search, dubbed [...]

2020-09-01T01:06:19+00:00September 1st, 2020|

Laura grows into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 hurricane

By UPI Staff  (0) Hurricane Laura is seen Wednesday afternoon just off the U.S. Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center said the storm is "extremely dangerous" and will produce "unsurvivable" storm surge. Image courtesy NOA/NHC Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Hurricane Laura grew to a Category 4 storm on Wednesday afternoon and is expected to remain at [...]

2020-08-26T20:53:53+00:00August 26th, 2020|

U.S. again sees under 40K new COVID-19 cases, but……..

By Don Jacobson  (0) Nuns wear protective face masks to guard against COVID-19 before they enter the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis on Tuesday in St. Louis, Mo. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The United States again saw fewer than 40,000 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday but new deaths rose dramatically, according to [...]

2020-08-26T20:49:02+00:00August 26th, 2020|

Teva charged with price fixing generic drugs

By Darryl Coote  (0) The Teva Pharmaceutical denied price-fixing charges the Justice Department announced on Tuesday. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI | License Photo Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Justice Department has charged Teva Pharmaceuticals with conspiring with its competitors to fix the prices of generic medications. In a statement Tuesday, the Justice Department said Teva has been charged [...]

2020-08-26T20:45:10+00:00August 26th, 2020|

Hurricane Laura: 500,000 ordered to evacuate along Texas, Louisiana coasts

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Authorities ordered more than 500,000 people in coastal Texas and Louisiana to evacuate before Hurricane Laura makes landfall. Tropical Storm Laura strengthened into a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, and it is expected to make landfall as a Category 3 storm or stronger when it makes landfall [...]

2020-08-25T23:14:00+00:00August 25th, 2020|

Violence again mars protests over Wisconsin police shooting

Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A second night of protests was marred by violence and fires, in Kenosha, Wis., in the wake of the police shooting of a Black man in front of his children. Cellphone video shows Jacob Blake, 29, was shot in the back several times Sunday. His father told the Chicago Sun Times his son is paralyzed from [...]

2020-08-25T23:09:12+00:00August 25th, 2020|
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