California wind farm seeks permit to kill eagles

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A Solano County, Calif., wind farm would be the first renewable energy project in the nation allowed to kill eagles under a federal plan, a U.S. agency said.

Two dead in small plane crash in Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Two people died in a small plane crash in Florida's Everglades, police say.

Man found dead in bathtub, wife in custody

LAKE WORTH VILLAGE, Fla., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The decomposing body of a 64-year-old Florida man found in a bathtub has been identified and investigators say his wife has been taken into custody.

Nematode gene sequencing is completed

AMES, Iowa, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they've contributed to the sequencing of one of the world's most destructive parasites -- the southern root-knot nematode.

DNA frees convicted rapist after 18 years

CONROE, Texas, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A Texas man may soon be free after spending 18 years behind bars for a rape he always denied committing.

U.S. military mulls 'beam-up' machine

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has spent $25,000 on a feasibility study of beaming people around, or teleporting, as in the 1960s "Star Trek" television show.

Space Race 2: Free tickets to ride

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the people and business of private spaceflight. This week: The world's newest astronaut candidate did not have to worry about a grueling application process, months of interviews or even getting good grades in school. All he nee

Solstice events reflecting 'pagan' values

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Monday marked the annual winter solstice, producing the shortest day of the year, as well as a chance for some people to express their spirituality.

Detroit 23, Chicago 20 (OT)

DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Jason Hanson kicked a game-tying, 24-yard field goal with two seconds left in regulation Sunday and boomed a 48-yarder 4:48 into overtime to lift the Detroit Li

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Lions ink free agent CB Eric Davis

DETROIT, June 28 (UPI) -- Veteran cornerback Eric Davis Friday joined his fourth NFL team when he signed with the Detroit Lions.

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Bonds named MVP in Players Choice

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants superstar outfielder Barry Bonds was named Player of the Year on Sunday as part of the Players Choice Awards.

Bonds heads Players Choice nominees

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds, who enjoyed a record-setting season, headed the list of nominees announced Thursday for Player of the Year honors at the 10th annual Players Choice

Los Angeles 1, San Francisco 10

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The longest nine-inning game in major league history Friday night featured Barry Bonds breaking Mark McGwire's single-season home run record but had his San Fra