The Zika virus, thought to be responsible for a surge in birth defects in Brazil, has been found inside the abnormally small brain of an aborted fetus at roughly 29 weeks of gestation, a team of researchers reported ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- In a memory-filled return to the place that launched his political career, President Barack Obama told Illinois lawmakers Wednesday that they and the nation should insist on a "better politics" based ...Read more
DETROIT -- Rocker Ted Nugent is drawing ire across social media and from prominent Jewish groups after he made an anti-Semitic post on Facebook earlier this week criticizing 12 prominent Jewish-Americans he says are ...Read more
MELBOURNE (UPI) -- A possum was found living in a toilet paper dispenser by staff at a local park.
Parks Victoria shared a photo of the possum, that had torn up a roll of toilet paper and turned the dispenser at Yarra ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that risks are rising for the U.S. economy and indicated central bank policymakers could delay expected interest rate hikes if incoming data show problems ...Read more
Last fall, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio released one of 2015's most underrated albums, the restless and smart electropop offering "The Names." It's Baio's official full-length debut and first album as a vocalist. His...Read more
DES MOINES, Iowa (UPI) -- A rhinoceros at a zoo in Iowa made creative use of one of the toys in its pen by repurposing it as a piece of workout equipment.
Blank Park Zoo shared video of the 2,000 pound female African ...Read more
BEIJING -- Taiwanese prosecutors suspect a 17-story building that collapsed after an earthquake Saturday was built with dubious construction methods, according to local media.
The predawn 6.4 magnitude temblor in Tainan, ...Read more
Ellen's Submission: Intrigue Next Door [Kindle Edition]Lydia Keane
Ellen Jacobs is a straitlaced grad student stuck in a relationship that isn't working.
When she meets her adventuresome neighbor, Sam, her world is changed.
Now, she wonders how she will handle the challenge that comes from being drawn to Sam.
Eagles founding singer, songwriter and guitarist Glenn Frey will be saluted during Monday's 58th Grammy Awards ceremony by his bandmates as well as close friend and songwriting collaborator Jackson Browne.
Don Henley, Joe...Read more
The scientific study, released last month in Royal Society Open Science, made great fodder for tech blogs that enjoy delivering bad news to jaded readers.
In some form or fashion, the gist was this: All those friends you ...Read more
Every superhero's story has its pivotal, then-everything-changed moment: a radioactive spider bite, a laboratory experiment gone awry, exposure to cosmic rays.
This one involves an Internet leak.
In late July 2014, ...Read more
A film cannot live on celebrity cameos alone. But "Zoolander 2" is certainly going to try. Because cameos are low in calories, and "Zoolander 2" hates calories, because they make you fat, and "Zoolander 2" hates fat ...Read more
One of the most unconventional and unpredictable presidential campaigns in modern U.S. history descended Wednesday on South Carolina, gearing up to test the state's near-perfect record for picking eventual Republican ...Read more
DIVIDE, Colo. (UPI) -- A wolf living at a Colorado sanctuary dispelled stereotypes of his species as vicious by showing some love to a worker in the style of his canine cousins.
The Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, ...Read more
HONOLULU (UPI) -- A person taking video of a sleeping seal in Hawaii captured the moment the creature startled itself awake with a sneezing fit.
The video, posted to YouTube by user BadfishHawaii, shows a Hawaiian monk ...Read more
TIJUANA, Mexico -- From the cuts of meat served in the Argentine-style parrilladas, to the cherry tomatoes in the salads, many of the ingredients at the Cheripan restaurant in Tijuana's gastronomic district come from San ...Read more
SEATTLE -- For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of oil and natural gas in the ground essentially starts by taking a large ultrasound picture of Earth.
"It involves huge amounts of data," said ...Read more
NASHUA, N.H. -- Republican Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders won the nation's first presidential primary overwhelmingly Tuesday as rebellious voters sent a strong message demanding dramatic change in ...Read more
NASHUA, N.H. -- This one had to hurt.
Hillary Clinton's resounding defeat Tuesday in the nation's first primary for the Democratic presidential nomination was not unexpected, but it had to be devastating given her history...Read more
NASHUA, N.H. -- Donald Trump notched his first political win this primary season, but the race for a Republican establishment alternative remains muddled, setting the Republican Party up for a grueling fight to the ...Read more