VALEMOUNT, British Columbia (UPI) -- A snowmobile rider in British Columbia captured video of his "close call" when he was buried by the snow from an avalanche.
The man, Trevor D., wrote online that he was on his way back...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Bei Bei, the 5-month-old giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, ventured outside for the first time to greet his adoring public.
The Washington zoo shared video on YouTube of Bei Bei, who ...Read more
SYDNEY (UPI) -- A pair of Australian friends filming rain from a boat shed captured footage of a lightning strike that was so close they "felt the static."
Nick Panayiotou and Daniel Dudman said they had just decided not ...Read more
SAN DIEGO (UPI) -- Staff at a California restaurant were met with an unusual customer on Thursday morning when a sea lion pup took a seat at a booth.
Chef Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room in San Diego shared photos of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Except for perhaps Bill Clinton, no candidate's spouse in the 2016 presidential campaign has proved as productive and effective as Heidi Cruz.
Beyond the mother-of-two charm that softens Sen. Ted Cruz's hard...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Lia Sagehorn couldn't tell you if the upcoming Chinese spring festival marked the Year of the Monkey or the Year of the Woolly Mammoth.
What the director of production at a local clothing brand does know is...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The first measurement in 2016 of the U.S. labor market was tepid, but the soft numbers overshadowed several otherwise positive signs for workers and the economy.
January disappointed with employers last ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A YouTube user known as The Food Surgeon surgically removed the filling from a Reese's peanut butter cup and replaced it with Oreo cream.
The video uploaded to YouTube depicts the "Reese's Peanut-...Read more
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Jessica Benson is hot, beautiful, bisexual and dead. Her life and death intersects the drama of a professional football team and the detectives who are on the case. The author has been a student of crime activity and weaves an exciting story of mystery and intrigue, ...
BATAVIA, Ill. (UPI) -- Police in Illinois were able to identify the suspect in a photo booth theft after the machine was activated during the robbery.
The booth at Funway Amusements captured photos of the suspect who ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If there's a silver lining for Democrats in Republicans' repeated efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it's that they've made good money from it.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has ...Read more
You skipped that second cup of coffee. You are running late. To make matters worse, your car won't start. Why? What can you do?
No-starts fall into two basic categories:
--The engine will not crank or cranks slowly
Land Rover has made its reputation by selling cars capable of fording rocky streams and climbing icy slopes to drivers who rarely face anything more challenging than a lentil soup spill in the Trader Joe's parking lot.
HASTINGS, England (UPI) -- A runaway dog seen chasing a seagull into the English Channel in Hastings, England, was rescued by a lifeboat more than a mile off shore.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution's Hastings ...Read more
PITTSBURGH (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man took advantage of Pittsburgh's heavy snowfall by taking his dogsled and three canines on a tour of the city's downtown.
Matt Philips, who filmed his dogsled trip with a pair of GoPro...Read more
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- With the New Hampshire primary poised to cut down the Republican field, candidates are sharpening their knives in a desperate bid for survival that on Thursday resembled a group attack on Sen. Marco ...Read more
DURHAM, N.H. -- A long-simmering battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders burst into public view Thursday, as the former secretary of State blasted her rival for what she said was a campaign of "innuendo" and "...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Maurice White, co-founder and leader of the groundbreaking ensemble Earth, Wind & Fire, died at his Los Angeles home Thursday. He was 74. His brother and bandmate, Verdine White, confirmed the news with The ...Read more
SEATTLE -- A federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charges Ammon Bundy and 15 other people involved in the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge with a single count of "conspiracy to impede officers of the United...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Good news for some in the high-BMI crowd: A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles, finds that some 54 million Americans who are labeled as obese or overweight according to their body mass ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The United States will donate more than $925 million in aid for Syrian refugees, "the most complex humanitarian emergency of our time," Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Thursday.
Speaking at a donors ...Read more