Whitney Houston's New Jersey grave gets a headstone

Whitney Houston's New Jersey grave gets a headstone

WESTFIELD, N.J., July 15 (UPI) -- A headstone has been installed at pop star Whitney Houston's grave at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J., TMZ reported.
Investigators recreating time line before 19 firefighters died

Investigators recreating time line before 19 firefighters died

PRESCOTT, Ariz., July 4 (UPI) -- Investigators examining the deaths of 19 elite Arizona firefighters in the Yarnell Hill fire should have an initial report by the weekend, the team's lead said.

Army sergeant gets life with no parole for killings in Iraq

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., May 17 (UPI) -- A military judge in Washington state Thursday sentenced Army Sgt. John Russell to life with no parole for killing four soldiers and a naval officer in Iraq.

Army sergeant found guilty of murder of 5 at clinic in Iraq

JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash., May 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Sgt. John Russell was found guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 deaths of five service personnel in a mental health facility in Iraq.

U.S. soldier wanted 'pain to stop' when he shot five at Baghdad base

TACOMA, Wash., April 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to killing five comrades at a clinic in Baghdad in what is considered the Iraq war's worst case of Army fratricide.

Family frustrated by delay in murder trial

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The family of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq allegedly by another serviceman say they are frustrated at the long delay in bringing the case to trial.

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Pirates extend Manager Hurdle's contract

Pirates extend Manager Hurdle's contract

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates said Tuesday they have signed Manager Clint Hurdle through the 2014 season, with a club option to extend the deal through 2015.

Man hopes to solve 1977 triple killing

TULSA, Okla., June 14 (UPI) -- A Kansas City man says his fictional film about the 1977 killings of three Girl Scouts in Oklahoma will reveal the identity of the actual killer.

Fort Hood killings follow shooting in Iraq

WASHIINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The shootings Thursday at Fort Hood in Texas follows, by five months, another mass killing at a combat stress clinic at Camp Liberty in Baghdad.

Soldier in Iraq clinic slayings evaluated

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army said a solider accused of killing five people at a military stress clinic in Iraq is back in the United States.

Soldier charged in 5 Camp Liberty deaths

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq, May 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. soldier has been charged in the shooting deaths of five soldiers at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, a U.S. military spokesman said Tuesday.

Art critic John Russell dies at 89

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Erudite art critic John Russell, whose tastes gained attention for many renowned postwar British artists, has died at 89 in New York, his wife says.

Jellyfish wipe out N. Ireland salmon

CUSHENDUN, Northern Ireland, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Billions of small jellyfish overwhelmed fish-farm cages off the coast of Northern Ireland, killing more than 100,000 salmon valued at more than $2 million.

John Russell to manage Pittsburgh Pirates

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- John Russell, who was 666-667 as a minor league manager, was announced Monday as the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Reports: Pirates to hire John Russell

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to announce the hiring of John Russell as their new manager, succeeding the fired Jim Tracy, it was reported Sunday.

COL FB: Nebraska 20, Wake Forest 17

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Zackary Bowman came up with a fourth-quarter interception of Brett Hodges Saturday as 17th-ranked Nebraska edged Wake Forest 20-17.

Huge UFO mystifies Brits

LONDON, June 23 (UPI) -- Britain has been buzzing over an airline pilot's official report that he thought he saw a huge "cigar-shaped" UFO.

Phillies name Charlie Manuel manager

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Charlie Manuel was named manager of the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, suceeding Larry Bowa, who was fired in September.

Judge throws out $100M Houston lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J., April 12 (UPI) -- The $100 million lawsuit Whitney Houston's father filed against the singer before his death has been thrown out by a New Jersey judge.

Mandarin opens opulent doors to Washington

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Languishing in the presidential suite of the new Mandarin Oriental, sipping champagne and martinis while wolfing down generous helpings of sushi, the news corre
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Security tech advances, but more is needed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- New technologies designed to protect the public against biological and chemical weapons are being developed continuously but much more remains to be done, researchers reported Thursday.

The Bear's Lair: The costs of incompetence

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The collapse of Enron and a recent visit to Washington of DaimlerChrysler Chief Executive Officer Juergen Schrempp raises a very interesting question: What is t
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor