August 19, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19 (UPI) --U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart has asked the FBI to investigate the fatal shooting of John Crawford III who was shot holding a toy gun inside a Walmart by police.
August 18, 2014
IOWA CITY, Iowa, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Hillary Clinton will attend retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry fundraiser, famed launch pad for political candidates on presidential campaigns.
August 18, 2014
NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Gizmo the cat used at least one of his nine lives when he survived the nine-story plunge from his Manhattan penthouse to land on an overhang below unharmed.
August 14, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga. announced plans to introduce the "Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act" after protests in Ferguson, Missouri were met with force.
August 13, 2014
FERGUSON , Mo., Aug. 13 (UPI) --Police in Ferguson, Missouri ask citizens to restrict their civil disobedience to daylight hours after another shooting occurred early Wednesday morning.
August 12, 2014
NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) --The Public Advocate of New York called on the NYPD to implement a body camera pilot program which would equip officers with wearable video recording devices.
August 11, 2014
AURORA, Colo., Aug. 11 (UPI) --A middle school in Aurora, Colo., was evacuated after a pipe bomb which had been ignited but failed to explode was found on the premises.
August 06, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Jimmy Carter co-authored an op-ed condemning Israel's military actions in Gaza and urging the U.S. to recognize Hamas as a legitimate political force.
August 05, 2014
FRANKFORT, Kan., Aug. 5 (UPI) --The interim president of Kentucky State University volunteered to take a $90K cut in pay to give the school's minimum wage workers a $3/hr raise.
August 04, 2014
NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Tim Wu, father of the Net Neutrality movement, is crowdfunding his political campaign with running mate Zephyr Teachout to challenge Cuomo in New York.
August 01, 2014
TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1 (UPI) --A blogger for the Times of Israel published an op-ed piece Friday titled "When Genocide is Permissible," advocating for the "obliteration" of Gazans.
July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) --Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses male justices' "blind spot" for women's issues during interview with Katie Couric.
July 30, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --Bill Clinton accepted millions in speaking fees from foreign countries and corporations interested in influencing the US while Hillary was secretary of state.
July 29, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --In an interview on Fusion's America with Jorge Ramos, Hillary Clinton discussed immigration and admitted to regretting her 'dead broke' comment to Diane Sawyer.
July 28, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --Former Democratic governor of Ohio Ted Strickland tried to live on minimum wage for a week and ran out of money.