OMAHA (UPI) -- A Nebraska woman filed a seven-page handwritten court brief detailing her lawsuit against all homosexuals on behalf of "God" and his son, Jesus Christ.
Sylvia Driskell, 66, of Auburn, filed a federal...Read more
MUMBAI, India -- An Indian court on Wednesday found Bollywood superstar Salman Khan guilty of culpable homicide in a hit-and-run accident 13 years ago that left a homeless man dead, and sentenced the actor to five years in...Read more
A team of astronomers peering deep into the heavens has discovered the earliest, most distant galaxy yet, spotted a record-breaking 670 million years from the big bang.
The findings, described in Astrophysical Journal ...Read more
Motown Records didn't release every indelible pop-soul hit from the '60s and '70s, although sometimes that's how it seemed. The Drifters' "On Broadway," for example, was one that got away, to Atlantic. Berry Gordy, the ...Read more
The lead gunman in the shooting in Garland, Texas, was inspired by foreign jihadist groups but the FBI and other federal investigators do "not at this point" believe he was specifically directed to attack people attending ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As congressional Republicans move toward another vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, new evidence was published Wednesday about the dramatic expansion of insurance coverage made possible by the law.
After more than 14 weeks, the NFL investigation of the Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots ended with the release of a 243-page report Wednesday. The results of the probe into Deflategate? There was no concrete ...Read more
MIAMI -- Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens shattered the taboo on talking about reparations for Guantanamo captives this week in a speech that said some of the nearly 800 men and boys held at the ...Read more
You can use an onion to flavor your stir fry, keep an avocado from turning brown, and make you cry when you aren't sad. Now, according to a new study, you can also use it to make an artificial muscle.
To be clear, no one ...Read more
When the after-dinner speaker at a tennis club banquet clutched his chest and keeled over dead, one door slammed shut and another flew open for a young writer named Ruth Rendell.
Reporting for a local newspaper, Rendell ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Military personnel who report retaliation for blowing the whistle on wrongdoing confront a dysfunctional bureaucracy and long delays, according to an assessment by Congress' watchdog agency.
The Government ...Read more
SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete Bryan Clay tweeted a video showing how he used a javelin to remove his daughter's loose tooth.
Clay, the 2008 Olympic gold medal winner for the decathlon, posted ...Read more
ISTANBUL -- Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday he was "not worried" about battlefield setbacks and exhorted supporters to avoid succumbing to "frustration" as the Syrian conflict rages on without an end in sight....Read more
Hillary Clinton's endorsement of a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented workers highlights what is already a lightning rod issue in a presidential campaign where two key constituencies are the Hispanic vote and...Read more
The fight for the Hispanic vote is on.
Amid concern that probable Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is attempting to court Hispanic voters away from the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton staked her claim to that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Private-sector job growth surprisingly slowed again in April, with businesses adding just 169,000 net new positions, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Wednesday.
Economists had been expecting ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An aging population of inmates is straining a federal prison system that lacks the resources, staffing and facilities to address its rapidly changing demographics, a U.S. government watchdog reported on ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- In 1939, one of Jim Wright's classmates penned an eerily accurate forecast in the high school yearbook, predicting that, in 1955, "Congressman Wright" would deliver "the most erudite speech heard in ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas (UPI) -- The Fort Worth Zoo placed a GoPro camera in a gibbon habitat tree and shared the video of what happened when two of the primates discovered the device.
The video shared Tuesday on the zoo's ...Read more
HOOVER DAM, Nev. (UPI) -- Daimler Trucks North America said the self-driving Inspiration semi truck unveiled atop the Hoover Dam is headed for the highways of Nevada.
The trucks, from Daimler subsidiary Freightliner, were...Read more