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Billionaire DeVos promises no business conflicts with education post
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Billionaire DeVos promises no business conflicts with education post
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Betsy DeVos took some tough questions at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, about her qualifications, her views on LGBT students and school vouchers.
Zinke expresses some difference from Trump on climate change, Russia
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Zinke expresses some difference from Trump on climate change, Russia
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke coasted through a rather uneventful confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday.
Rhode Island girls abducted in '85 located in Texas
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Rhode Island girls abducted in '85 located in Texas
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Two sisters who were abducted in Rhode Island 31 years ago -- allegedly by their mother -- have turned up in Texas, authorities said Tuesday.
Colo, oldest gorilla in world captivity, dies in Ohio zoo at 60
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Colo, oldest gorilla in world captivity, dies in Ohio zoo at 60
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The world's oldest captive gorilla died in her Ohio habitat, less than a month after she reached the milestone age of 60, the Columbus Zoo said.
Hispanics, blacks less likely to get treatment for high blood pressure: Study
Health News // 14 hours ago
Hispanics, blacks less likely to get treatment for high blood pressure: Study
Black and Hispanic Americans are less likely than whites to get high blood pressure under control, a new study suggests.
Monkey study boosts theory that fewer calories can extend life
Health News // 14 hours ago
Monkey study boosts theory that fewer calories can extend life
A calorie-restricted diet helps monkeys live longer, healthier lives, a new study suggests.
Elephants block traffic through game reserve with street brawl
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Elephants block traffic through game reserve with street brawl
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A visitor to a South African game reserve captured dramatic video of two huge elephants having a brawl in the middle of a road.
Steep rise in births to U.S. women using opioids
Health News // 14 hours ago
Steep rise in births to U.S. women using opioids
Over a decade, there was a nearly fivefold increase in the number of babies born each year to American women who have used opioids, a federal government report says.
Amazon to begin accepting food stamps for USDA pilot program
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Amazon to begin accepting food stamps for USDA pilot program
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Amazon will soon accept food stamps online to help the Agriculture Department start a program aimed at making fresh food more available to low-income Americans.
Obamacare repeal could bring more uninsured, higher premiums
Health News // 15 hours ago
Obamacare repeal could bring more uninsured, higher premiums
Repealing major parts of the Affordable Care Act could deprive 18 million Americans of insurance in the first year, a new report concludes.
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