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Presidential arts committee resigns en masse after Charlottesville
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Presidential arts committee resigns en masse after Charlottesville
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Members of an Obama-era presidential arts committee resigned under President Donald Trump over his comments about racial violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Calif. mass murderer escapes death penalty
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Calif. mass murderer escapes death penalty
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The man responsible for Orange County, Calif.'s, deadliest mass shooting avoided the death penalty because of prosecutorial misconduct allegations.
Civil rights commission slams Trump transgender military ban
U.S. News // 19 hours ago
Civil rights commission slams Trump transgender military ban
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights condemned President Donald Trump's announcement he intends to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.
Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of statue at heart of protests
U.S. News // 19 hours ago
Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of statue at heart of protests
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Charlottesville's mayor called for the removal of a Confederate statue that sparked protests attended by members of the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis.
Smokers more likely to quit when cigarette prices increase
Health News // 22 hours ago
Smokers more likely to quit when cigarette prices increase
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Drexel University researchers have found that smokers are 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when the price of cigarettes is increased by just $1.
Trump at Camp David to meet with top national security team
U.S. News // 22 hours ago
Trump at Camp David to meet with top national security team
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will meet at Camp David with his national security team to discuss varies issues, including future military plans in Afghanistan.
Orphaned flamingo baby gets custom blue shoes to protect feet
Odd News // 22 hours ago
Orphaned flamingo baby gets custom blue shoes to protect feet
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A wildlife charity in Singapore shared video of an orphaned flamingo chick taking a walk in a pair of specially-made blue shoes.
Python rescued from outside 19th floor of Chinese skyscraper
Odd News // 23 hours ago
Python rescued from outside 19th floor of Chinese skyscraper
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A 10-foot python was rescued from a ledge outside the 19th floor of a Chinese skyscraper in a delicate rescue that was caught on camera.
Cosmonauts launch 3D-printed satellite from space station
Science News // 23 hours ago
Cosmonauts launch 3D-printed satellite from space station
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy released five mini satellites by hand, including one made almost entirely of 3D-printed materials.
Bear lounges in koi pond, eats plants, leaves fish alone
Odd News // 23 hours ago
Bear lounges in koi pond, eats plants, leaves fish alone
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A Montana woman captured video of a bear taking a dip in her backyard koi pond and snacking on her plants.
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