LYNNWOOD, Wash. (UPI) -- A Washington state Baskin Robbins worker didn't want to see a robber get away with the store's money, so she punched him repeatedly in the head.
Surveillance footage from the Baskin Robbins store ...Read more
MIAMI --Cynthia Louis sees the bus bench advertising "Obamacare" near her Miami home as a reminder of a broken promise: that the Affordable Care Act would help her get the medical care she needs to return to work.
Louis, ...Read more
DAYTON, Ohio -- An aging workforce, tougher regulations and waning interest among younger workers are causing a nationwide shortage of truck drivers.
Despite a need for hundreds of thousands of drivers over the next ...Read more
CHICAGO -- For New Trier High School sophomore Sophia Pellar, a pair of special earplugs recently donated by a North Shore audiologist has put an end to the pain she suffered when playing flute in the pep band.
Still, the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and Jeb Bush's big brother, former President George W. Bush, head to Las Vegas this weekend for the latest episode in GOP presidential hopefuls' long-running courtship of Sheldon ...Read more
Just a few hours after Lindsey Graham finished arguing (in absentia) with Rand Paul, the Kentucky senator walked to a podium not far from the Capitol, to receive an award. Paul was one of three recipients of The ...Read more
The parents of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man who was killed by police last summer, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson, Mo., former Police Chief Thomas Jackson and former Officer ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, Sen. Ted Cruz has filed two bills to protect states that bar gay couples from marrying.
Cruz's legislation would establish a ...Read more
A new study suggests that if you want to get an annoying song out of your head, chewing a piece of gum might help.
It turns out that just the mechanical act of moving one's jaw up and down can reduce the number of times ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Everyone loves "Transparent." The groundbreaking series about the midlife transition of a transgender woman put Amazon on the Emmys map and raised the visibility of a group of Americans already benefiting ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- "Furious 7" is expected to speed past newcomers at the domestic box office as it heads into its fourth weekend.
The Universal Pictures franchise film will likely stay on top of the box office during an ...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- New York's Bronx Zoo released video of the first gelada baboon to be born in the United States since 2002 running and playing with its adult comrades.
The Wildlife Conservation Society, which operates ...Read more
It's not a nerd prom without a little disappointment. Geek Bar Beta in Chicago's trendy Wicker Park neighborhood was planning on having a blowout for the "Game of Thrones" season premiere earlier this month.
There were ...Read more
In an effort to expand its demographic reach, teen YouTube network AwesomenessTV announced Thursday that it will launch a new network geared toward millennial moms.
AwesomenessTV, which DreamWorks Animation purchased for ...Read more
LA CENTER, Wash. (UPI) -- A Washington state high school student who wore a fake bomb to ask a girl to prom had the prom-posal blow up in his face when he was suspended from school.
Ibrahim Ahmad, 18, was suspended for ...Read more
When "Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong was invited to perform at this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner she was both honored and terrified.
"My thinking was I was hoping we had a live ...Read more
CHICAGO--Bolingbrook officials held a hearing Friday to determine whether former Sgt. Drew Peterson should lose his annual $79,000 police pension after being convicted of murdering his wife, but they haven't come to any ...Read more
Federal agents have seized $109 million in cash and securities during an ongoing investigation of the businesses and individuals behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery -- and lawyers are fighting to ...Read more
ISLAMABAD -- Al-Qaida's 2011 kidnapping in Pakistan of U.S. civilian aid contractor Warren Weinstein, which ended in January when Weinstein was inadvertently killed by a U.S. drone strike, was the byproduct of a three-year...Read more
GENEVA -- Despite Saudi Arabia's claims to have halted its air offensive over Yemen, Saudi bombing runs have killed dozens of civilians in recent days, United Nations officials said Friday.
"We have recorded a number of ...Read more