College admissions scandal: California Father gets 6 months in prison

By Darryl Coote  (0) Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A federal judge sentenced a former California real estate executive to six months in prison and a former college exam proctor pleaded guilty to racketeering in a multimillion-dollar college admissions scandal involving the United States' rich and elite. In a Boston courtroom on Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge [...]

2019-11-14T15:10:31+00:00November 14th, 2019|

Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Luke Combs win big at the CMAs

Singer Garth Brooks won the top prize -- Entertainer of the Year -- at the CMA Awards ceremony in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Garth Brooks won the top prize of Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards show in Nashville on Wednesday. Kacey Musgraves was named [...]

2019-11-14T15:05:43+00:00November 14th, 2019|

As Walmart reopens, El Paso still grappling with shooting’s aftermath

A memorial pays tribute to the victims outside the El Paso Walmart the day after a mass shooting at the store in August. The city is relocating the memorial to a nearby park as the store prepares to reopen. File Photo by Justin Hamel/UPI | License Photo EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The poster boards [...]

2019-11-14T14:58:55+00:00November 14th, 2019|

Supreme Court: Sandy Hook families’ case against Remington can proceed

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Marchers hold up photos of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings at the March for Our Lives demonstration in New York City in 2018. The Supreme Court will allow the lawsuit against gunmaker Remington to proceed. However, Justices will not take up the case. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License [...]

2019-11-12T15:50:37+00:00November 12th, 2019|

As auto technology advances, so does risk for hacking

By Daniel Uria  (0) New vehicles and auto technology on display at the Paris Motor Show last year. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo Nov. 12 (UPI) -- As vehicle technology advances and cars become more sophisticated, experts say they also will become more popular targets for cybercriminals. Cybersecurity firm IntSights reported recently, in an [...]

2019-11-12T15:43:30+00:00November 12th, 2019|

American Eagle flight slides off runway in dramatic video

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- An American Eagle flight slid off a snowy runway Monday morning at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. All 38 passengers and three crew exited safely with no injuries. Passengers inside the aircraft took video of the rough landing that shows the wing collapse in the snow. When aircraft touched the [...]

2019-11-12T15:35:47+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Cars doing illegal stunts stop traffic on San Francisco road

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Dozens of onlookers were drawn to a street in a San Francisco neighborhood where drivers blocked the road by doing donuts. A video captured by a witness shows at least one car spinning in fast circles and doing burnouts in the middle of a busy road in the Excelsior [...]

2019-11-12T15:28:46+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Message in a bottle travels from Massachusetts to France in 9 years

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man who was only 10 years old when he tossed a message in a bottle into the Atlantic Ocean said he has received a reply from a French man nine years later. Max Vredenburgh, 19, wrote a message, sealed it inside a bottle and threw it [...]

2019-11-12T15:24:12+00:00November 12th, 2019|

N.Y. Republican Peter King says he will retire from House

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) New York Rep. Peter King speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 19. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Longtime New York Rep. Peter King announced Monday he's decided not to run for re-election next year -- after 14 terms in the House -- to [...]

2019-11-11T15:53:40+00:00November 11th, 2019|

Trump to lay wreath, speak at start of NYC Veterans Day Parade

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Members of the Fire Department of New York City march along Fifth Avenue during the annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2018. File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo Nov. 11 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will lay a wreath and speak at the start of the Veterans Day Parade in New York [...]

2019-11-11T15:44:35+00:00November 11th, 2019|