Even South Carolina residents who had been through Hurricane Hugo a quarter century ago said they have never seen anything like this, the deadly torrents that have crumbed roads, submerged houses and cars and killed nine ...Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (UPI) -- A Danish travel company's "Do It For Mom" campaign is encouraging parents to send their adult children on vacations to make more babies.
Travel firm Spies released an ad titled "Do It For Mom"...Read more
BEIRUT -- A Russian fighter jet breached Turkish air space this weekend, prompting Ankara to scramble F-16 fighters and issue a stern warning, Turkish authorities said Monday.
According to a statement from the Foreign ...Read more
A new study of wildlife in the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl exclusion zone has found that many large mammal populations -- elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar and wolves -- seem to be thriving.
The findings, published ...Read more
MANCHESTER, N.H. (UPI) -- A moose on the loose on the streets of a New Hampshire city was caught on video leaping over the hood of a parked Honda Civic.
The moose was reported running the streets of Manchester just prior ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After more than six years of stalled progress and political wrangling, negotiators from the U.S. and 11 trading partners across the Pacific Rim announced a deal Monday on a landmark trade accord linking 40 ...Read more
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said Monday that Afghan forces, not American troops, requested the U.S. airstrike that hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital and killed 22 ...Read more
MIAMI -- The cargo ship that disappeared in a hurricane off the Bahamas sank, the Coast Guard reported Monday morning.
One body was found Sunday night, as well as a 43-seat lifeboat with no one aboard. The body's remains ...Read more
The Knights of Juzhani: The Emerald of the Black CaveBrandon Young
Jimmy is an ordinary kid who is a senior in high school. Except for being a black belt, he is an average kid in every respect, with the same hopes and angst. Little does he know that his life is about to change, starting with his discovery of a strange emerald during his class’s field trip ...
STOCKHOLM -- Three scientists whose discoveries have driven scourges of the developing world to the brink of eradication have been awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine.
The Nobel Committee announced Monday ...Read more
SUMTER, S.C. (UPI) -- A semi truck driver braved flooding amid record rainfalls in South Carolina and was caught on camera driving through deep waters.
The video, posted to YouTube by user Charlton Mcleod, shows the semi ...Read more
You might think you know Detroit horrorcore duo Insane Clown Posse from the things you've read about it, or from the "Miracles" video, a landmark exercise in weirdness, and you'd be partly right: For more than 20 years, ...Read more
When Ridley Scott was making "The Martian," the new science-heavy film that has Matt Damon stranded on Mars, he did what few film directors ever get the chance to do: He called NASA.
At the other end of the line, after a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A new study of Los Angeles-area kids suggests a specific way to reduce the risk that they will drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs as teenagers -- challenge their positive beliefs about marijuana, ...Read more
BEIJING -- A gang armed with knives last month attacked security guards at a coal mine in Xinjiang, a volatile region in the northwest of China. By the time the attack was repelled, at least 40 people had been killed or ...Read more
The Apple Music commercial that debuted during the Emmy's telecast drew almost as much buzz as the show itself, thanks to star turns by Kerry Washington of "Scandal," music legend Mary J. Blige and Taraji P. Henson of "...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Shortly after Earl and Dora Zissner decided to invest in an obscure corner of the insurance industry in which people who need to raise money sell their life insurance policies at a discount to investors who ...Read more
BERKELEY, Calif. -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris has never liked it when people try to wedge her into "this box or that box" of racial and ethnic groups.
So as an undergraduate at Howard University, Harris, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As Vice President Joe Biden decides whether to run for president, one factor pushing him toward another run is the view that the political climate could be more favorable than ever before in his career of ...Read more
ROSTOV, Russia (UPI) -- A Russian man who heard cries coming from beneath a recently-repaired cobblestone sidewalk rescued a dog named Squirrel from beneath the stones.
Vadim Rustam, who posted the video to YouTube, said ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A slow-moving storm in South Carolina left parts of Charleston underwater and dumped a more than a foot of rain on parts of Columbia.
The rainfall submerged lowing-lying traffic intersections around ...Read more