WIMBERLY, Texas (UPI) -- A Texas family whose home was caught in the Blanco River flood recorded the moment their home became "a gigantic washing machine."
Sarah Perez of Wimberly posted a video to YouTube showing the ...Read more
NEW DELHI -- The death toll from a searing heatwave sweeping large swathes of India crossed 1,400 Thursday with officials saying there was no immediate end in sight.
A total of 1,020 deaths were reported from the southern...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Not long ago when he fancied himself a future professional sports star, Kelvin Duley imagined a reception like this.
People he didn't know waved from porches as he passed. Cheering elementary students ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For decades, the sprawling six-acre Metropolis parcel in downtown Los Angeles sat barren as successive real estate busts derailed the promise of a $1 billion "city within a city."
Now, in an eye-rubbing ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It's a technology with the potential to ease California's colossal thirst and insulate millions from the parched whims of Mother Nature, experts say.
But there's just one problem -- the "yuck factor."
As a...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The conundrum for Superfit Inc. of Philadelphia is as complicated as love itself: The family-owned company has created a product it wants ring-wearers worldwide to know about, yet it's designed to go ...Read more
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Soft music plays in the lobby as guests check in at the front desk. Chandeliers dangle from the ceilings of suites, where visitors lounge on memory-foam beds and watch cable on flat-screen TVs. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Motorcycle lane-splitting -- the rush-hour time saver for bikers that enrages many drivers -- may be poised for legalization.
California would be the first state to sanction the traffic-evading tactic, ...Read more
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A story of a first-generation American and the travails of striving to achieve that American dream through Wall Street; it’s a blend of novel, autobiography, philosophical reflection, and social critique. When up-and-coming Wall Streeter Spiro loses his job in a corporate downsizing, he ...
LAKE CITY, Minn. -- Paul Freid will soon take delivery of about 40 turkey chicks at his small farm here, about 60 miles southeast of Minneapolis, where hogs and chickens already roam.
Freid is "a little nervous" about ...Read more
SEATTLE -- An 8-year-old Spanaway, Wash., girl has been hospitalized since December with a failing heart, waiting for a second transplant that could save her life.
Doctors at Seattle Children's say Aiyana Lucas is ...Read more
PRINSBURG, Minn. – Truck traffic through the Farmers Co-op's feed mill here is about half of normal these days. The co-op just doesn't need as much grain to mix into feed. The 130,000-plus birds at its nearby turkey ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the year and a half or so since a group of Kansas City-area students in a school district engineering program helped bring it to fruition, the Sensory Lounger has enjoyed quite a run.
The high-tech ...Read more
WASHINGTON --Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Russia of trying to undermine its European neighbors, funding anti-establishment groups and exploiting corruption to extend its influence.
Fourteen months after ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday finalized a rule intended to strengthen and clarify the Clean Water Act, setting up a clash with Republicans in Congress and the agriculture industry.
The rule is designed to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum, touting himself as the candidate of the blue-collar, family-oriented Republican, launched another presidential bid Wednesday, but this time he's got a lot more than Mitt Romney to overcome.
ORANGE, Calif. (UPI) -- A man riding in a car on a stretch of U.S. interstate captured footage of a goggle-wearing dog strapped to the back of a motorcyclist traveling 70 mph.
Shawn White, who posted the video to YouTube,...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas--Republican legislation seeking to create a permanent ban on gay marriage died Wednesday night without a vote in the Texas Senate.
The anti-gay marriage language, added to a "shell bill" designed to be a ...Read more
The letters lay in a pile of debris along the Blanco River, untorn and neatly stacked in a bundle fastened with a green ribbon.
The 1950s-postmarked mail was obviously swept away in the floods, Stan Deringer knew. So many...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Inches from the finish line, a bill allowing for openly carried handguns was derailed Wednesday by law enforcement objections to language limiting the ability of police to stop and question those with a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul brought his presidential campaign to Chicago on Wednesday, appealing to African-Americans on the South Side and entrepreneurs downtown.
On a stage set up on a blacktop parking lot in front ...Read more