LOS ANGELES -- The people handling security for the nation's busiest malls and amusement parks are no longer retired cops. They are a 24-year veteran of the FBI, a former CIA operative and the onetime chief of ...Read more
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (UPI) -- A Texas city council voted to evict the local library's resident cat after six years in a move the mayor described as retribution for a dog-loving city worker.
The White Settlement City ...Read more
TUNJA, Colombia (UPI) -- A wild margay cat that suffered numerous leg injuries in an animal attack underwent surgery in Colombia to repair its legs, which are now protected by tiny purple casts.
The Corpoboyaca wildlife ...Read more
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- Driven from its stronghold in northeastern Nigeria, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is targeting the world's least developed country: Niger.
The Nigeria-based militants stepped up attacks in...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- One of 11 Cubans who landed on a Broward County beach in a chaotic arrival that included the firing of Tasers and pepper balls has been charged with assault after allegedly swinging a machete at a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Charter school founder Steve Barr on Monday filed papers to run for Los Angeles mayor, launching a long-shot candidacy that could reshape the dynamics of incumbent Mayor Eric Garcetti's re-election bid by ...Read more
The Shekhinah is Coming: Secrets of the DivineValjean Tchakirides
The Shekhinah is Coming: Secrets of the Divine presents a circular study of what Tchakirides calls "the divine plan that ends where it begins - 'in LIGHT'". This work bridges the gap between religion and science, offering explanations of recent NASA discoveries and suggesting what they might ...
LONDON -- Just over a year ago, British financial traders were celebrating a landmark court victory over their European rivals. The Luxembourg-based General Court had overturned a demand by the European Central Bank that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that was blamed for the closing of 3 out of 4 abortion clinics in the state.
The decision sends a warning shot to other conservative states that cite medical ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A major Democratic donor personally lobbied then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's office for a seat on a sensitive government intelligence board, telling one of her closest aides that if appointed he ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Paul Tanaka, once one of the most powerful law enforcement officials in Los Angeles County, was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for interfering with an FBI investigation into jail abuses by ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Jesse Williams made explicit what so much of this year's BET Awards has been trying to imply: Things are different now, and so much of black America is fed up.
The "Grey's Anatomy" actor, teacher and ...Read more
BLUE HILL, Maine (UPI) -- A Maine school is celebrating the 40th anniversary of a Twinkie snack cake that was originally part of a science lesson and remains to this day.
Libby Rosemeier, dean of students at George ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wendy Davis, the former Fort Worth state senator whose nearly 13-hour 2013 filibuster of an anti-abortion law galvanized Democrats across the country, said she burst into tears Monday when she learned that...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Elizabeth Warren may not end up being Hillary Clinton's running mate. But there's no question she's mastered one aspect of the job: attack dog.
Campaigning with the presumptive Democratic nominee for the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Christians are the most persecuted of any religious group around the world, facing harassment in 108 countries.
A study by Pew Research Center found that harassment of Christians in 2014 by both governments ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying prosecutors did not prove he took significant official actions in exchange for the $175,000 in ...Read more
Going out of town this Fourth of July weekend? Be prepared for lots of company.
Nationwide, travel over the holiday stretch is expected to jump 1.3 percent to 42.9 million people.
The travel frenzy is being fueled by ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Seven people were killed and at least 51 people were wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago.
So far this year, more than 1,880 people have been shot across the city and more than 200 of those wounded have ...Read more