President Barack Obama hosted the second White House Astronomy Night with students, teachers, scientists, astronauts and others attending the event in the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on October 19, 2015.
Pope Francis celebrates a Holy Mass for the canonization of Vincenzo Grossi, Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Louis Martin and his wife Zélie Guérin, the first-ever married couple with children to be canonized.
A coalition of groups gathered in solidarity with Palestinians outside the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles on October 16, 2015 calling for a "Day of Rage'' to protest "Israel's war crimes in Palestine.''
Palestinians called for a "Friday of revolution" against Israel In the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem, as Jews armed themselves with everything from guns to broomsticks, rattled by a wave of Palestinian attacks that have shaken the country.
Israel is setting up roadblocks at the entrances to several Arab neighborhoods around Jerusalem and deploying hundreds of troops in major cities following a series of shooting and stabbing attacks by Palestinians on Israelis.
The rich an famous are not exempt from suffering from some of the ailments that affect the human body. These 12 celebrities have publicly revealed their battles against these diseases and some have even become fervent advocates for the research and cure of their illnesses.
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services.
With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.
A Spanish version of the site reaches millions of readers in Latin America and beyond.
UPI was founded in 1907 by E.W. Scripps as the United Press (UP). It became known as UPI after a merger with the International News Service in 1958, which was founded in 1909 by William Randolph Hearst. Today, UPI is owned by News World Communications.
It is based in Washington, D.C., and Boca Raton, Fla.