Nauert withdraws from U.N. ambassador consideration

Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswomen, announced Saturday night she has withdrawn from consideration as the U.N. ambassador. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of State Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Heather Nauert announced Saturday night she has withdrawn from consideration as the U.N. ambassador. Donald Trump never formally nominated Nauert for the post in the United Nations but on Dec. [...]

2019-02-17T02:41:38+00:00February 17th, 2019|

Texas Woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’

1 of 5 In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston. A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home [...]

2019-02-14T23:08:23+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

1 of 8 People stand in the lobby for Amazon offices Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in New York. Amazon will not build a new headquarters in New York City, a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon [...]

2019-02-14T22:57:26+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

1 of 7 Graphic shows existing border fence and barriers built and apprehensions by border sector; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm; WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate resoundingly approved a border security compromise Thursday that ignores most of President Donald Trump’s demands for building a wall with Mexico but would prevent [...]

2019-02-14T22:51:28+00:00February 14th, 2019|

No escape? El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’

1 of 8 FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007, file photo, guard towers loom over the administrative maximum security federal prison called Supermax near Florence, Colo. Experts say the drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who will be sentenced on June 25, 2019, for smuggling enormous amounts of narcotics into the U.S and having [...]

2019-02-13T15:02:10+00:00February 13th, 2019|

NYC man arrested for death of woman found packed into suitcase

Valerie Reyes was found packed into a suitcase in Connecticut on February 5. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Department Feb. 13 (UPI) -- An ex-boyfriend has been arrested in connection to the killing of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase last week in Connecticut, police said. Queens resident Javier Da Silva was arrested [...]

2019-02-13T14:52:30+00:00February 13th, 2019|

National debt surpasses $22T for first time in U.S. history

By Daniel Uria  (0) The national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time in U.S. history, according to data released by the Treasury Department. File Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI | License Photo Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The gross national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time in U.S. history, according to data released by [...]

2019-02-13T14:46:49+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Depression 101: Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health

1 of 9 In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo, students participate in a Youth Aware of Mental Health session at Uplift Hampton Preparatory School in Dallas. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center offers the program to schools to help educate students about mental health and suicide prevention. Part of the program includes the students participating [...]

2019-02-10T16:16:27+00:00February 10th, 2019|

Magic Johnson plans to hug Lakers after NBA trade deadline

1 of 2 Former players on Michigan State's 1979 national championship team, including Magic Johnson, center, Jay Vincent, left, and Greg Kelser, right, react during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Minnesota, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis) EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Magic Johnson plans [...]

2019-02-10T16:00:05+00:00February 10th, 2019|

Pea-sized pill delivers insulin shot from inside the stomach

This undated photo provided by researchers in February 2019 shows the components of swallowable self-righting device which can inject drugs from inside the stomach. The new invention, reported Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, by an MIT-led research team, has been tested only in animals so far. But if it pans out, it might offer a work-around [...]

2019-02-10T03:05:42+00:00February 10th, 2019|