Newtown ministers struggle with massacre

Newtown ministers struggle with massacre

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Clergy in Newtown, Conn., say they are emotionally burned out following more than a week of funerals for victims of a school massacre, most of them children.
Toronto man charged with 4 homicides

Toronto man charged with 4 homicides

TORONTO, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A Toronto man was charged with four shooting deaths Wednesday and 50 other violent crimes dating back a year.

NASA designs one-person hovercraft

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- NASA Wednesday unveiled its design for a one-person aircraft that would take off vertically, hover, and then cruise horizontally, U.S. officials said.

Resorts work to counter avalanches

SEATTLE, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Three of the nine U.S. avalanche deaths during the past 17 days have been on patrolled slopes, prompting forecasters to call condition of the snow pack dicey.

Indiana to loan ATA Airlines $15 million

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The state of Indiana is loaning bankrupt ATA Airlines up to $15.5 million to help it keep hundreds of jobs at its Indianapolis headquarters.

Jan Berry dies at age 62 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, March 28 (UPI) -- Jan Berry, of the 1960s pop music duo Jan and Dean, died in a hospital in Los Angeles at age 62 after suffering a seizure in his nearby home.

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Animal Tales: The scoop on poop

Thanks to the ingenuity of some entrepreneurs, dealing with animal poop is entering the 21st century.
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