WASHINGTON -- Is she selling the New South or auditioning for a 2016 presidential campaign spot?
Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina is generating buzz that she'd be in the mix for the Republican vice presidential spot in ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- As the chief executive of what may be the first academy to train drone operators in Latin America, Jose Luis Gonzalez is acutely aware that unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for both good and evil.
Most ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Under orders to slash water use amid a historic drought, cities and towns across California saved about 75 billion gallons in July, eclipsing Gov. Jerry Brown's once-daunting order for a 25 percent reduction...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Natalie Vane, 31, founded Coshare, which specializes in turning vacant spaces into vibrant shops until landlords find permanent tenants. Vane, a 2015 Wharton MBA grad, started the company in January and ...Read more
BREMERTON, Wash. -- In the nine days Tiffany was missing, her picture was posted on sign posts and trees throughout Bremerton's West Side by dozens of searchers who combed the woods, side streets and parks for her.
The ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A piece of famed reformer Frederick Douglass's legacy recently hit the market -- a one-bedroom rowhouse in Baltimore.
The home is one of the least-known accomplishments of the famed 19th-century abolitionist ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As Lauren Mishkind was walking along Seventh Street this summer in downtown Los Angeles, a man pulled a handgun and pointed it at another person standing behind her.
Terrified, she hid behind a car while ...Read more
BEIJING -- Dozens of foreign heads of state will descend on Beijing to witness this week's massive military parade, a 90-minute spectacle Thursday morning to mark the 70th anniversary of imperial Japan's defeat at the end ...Read more
Rag Dolls: Callie's Story (Volume 1)Shelley D Terrell
After the sudden death of her beloved Nana, Callie is ripped away from everything she knows and placed in a filthy, loveless, overcrowded foster home. Because of her ability to feel other's emotions, she is overwhelmed by pain from the other children. She knows that if ...
The architects of the European Union set out decades ago to create an alliance free of national obstacles to the movement of people and the products of their labor.
No customs checks or passport control would be necessary...Read more
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (UPI) -- A Michigan prosecutor said an 87-year-old man accused of soliciting a prostitute is getting "a pass" due to his age and will not be prosecuted.
Howard Klein, 87, who was cited June 26 in Grand...Read more
Hackers have attacked jailbroken iOS devices and obtained access to more than 225,000 Apple accounts, according to a Silicon Valley network security company.
Palo Alto Networks said in a blog post this week that the ...Read more
Sony Pictures Entertainment continues to find itself on the defensive, even nine months after the studio was attacked by hackers.
The latest blow came Tuesday with a report that the company had altered a film about the ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Purple and black bunting hung outside the Fox Lake police station Wednesday morning as the village woke up to no word of developments in the search for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of Lt. Charles ...Read more
DARWIN, Australia (UPI) -- An Australian spear fisherman captured photos of a deadly battle between a deadly snake and one of the world's most venomous fish.
Rick Trippe said he was diving at the site of a World War II ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A key Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday became the 34th senator to announce support for the proposed Iran nuclear deal, providing the White House the firewall it needs against Republican efforts to kill the ...Read more
HONOLULU (UPI) -- A pregnant Hawaii woman seen swimming with dolphins in a viral video announced plans to give birth using a dolphin as a midwife.
Dorina Rosin, who operates a healing sanctuary in Hawaii with partner ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In some two hours of gripping political theater in downtown Chicago, the investigative journalist Hillel Levin, once the editor of Chicago magazine, lays out his potent dramatic case that President John F. ...Read more
"Can't you just do this in the Volvo?" asks Bill Bryson's concerned wife (Emma Thompson) in "A Walk in the Woods," upon hearing that her husband (Robert Redford) intends to hike the Appalachian Trail. She's right to be ...Read more
TOKYO -- Japan will hunt whales off the northern island of Hokkaido this week with plans to catch up to 51 minks despite international criticism, the government said Wednesday.
The Fisheries Agency said the coastal ...Read more
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (UPI) -- A tourist visiting Florida shared video of an Everglades tour guide showing off his skills by casually touching and feeding an alligator.
The video, posted to YouTube by user Rod ...Read more
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