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White House to host 'Big Block of Cheese Day' virtual open house on January 29

White House to host 'Big Block of Cheese Day' virtual open house on January 29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The White House is opening its virtual doors Wednesday as it hosts the very first web-based open house, which it has dubbed "Big Block of Cheese Day."
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Study: Time slows down for animals that live life at a fast pace

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Animals' ability to perceive time is linked to the pace of their lives and varies across different animals, a study led by U.K. and Irish researchers shows.
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.
The Issue: Political sex scandals

The Issue: Political sex scandals

The frivolity of summer was slipping away: Fears were growing National Security Agency surveillance program was nipping away at civil liberties, unrest was roiling the black community following the Zimmerman verdict in Florida and Republicans and Democrats were again sniping over the federal budget and debt ceiling.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 30, 2013.
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Former U.S. House historian dies of stroke

CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- Robert Remini, a former historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, has died of a stroke at the age of 91, the University of Illinois announced.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 15, 2013.
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Final votes counted going to Obama

Final votes counted going to Obama

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The margin of President Obama's win in last month's U.S. elections has widened as the final ballots are counted, vote totals said.

Fearless dominance predictor of president

ATLANTA, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Fearless dominance associated with psychopathy may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance, U.S. researchers suggest.

Utah man sings 9/11 tribute song 911 times

WASHINGTON CITY, Utah, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A Utah man Tuesday finished up his 911th rendition of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
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Indian tribes seek recognition

NASHVILLE, March 26 (UPI) -- Established American Indian tribes worry an effort to gain recognition by three self-described ancestral tribes will undermine efforts of established tribes.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 15, 2012.
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Police dept. mobilizes after teens killed

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The police department in a California city has assigned more than half its officers to a double homicide, the shooting of two black teens.
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