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Philippine police inadvertently arrest suspected drug smuggler

MANILA, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A Korean man arrested last week for holding his one-month-old child hostage and beating his Filipino partner is being held on suspicion of international drugs trafficking.

CVS no longer requiring photo ID for nail polish remover purchase

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- CVS pharmacies in most U.S. states are no longer requiring photo identification to purchase nail polish remover, officials said.
Most U.S. adults say no to living to 100 or more

Most U.S. adults say no to living to 100 or more

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults would not choose to undergo medical treatments to slow the aging process and live to be 120 or more, a survey indicates.

Gallup poll: Most in U.S. proud to be an American

PRINCETON, N.J., July 4 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adult say they are proud to be Americans, including 57 percent who say they're extremely proud, a Gallup poll released Thursday indicated.
Contraception used consistently, correctly very effective

Contraception used consistently, correctly very effective

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Contraception used consistently and correctly throughout the course of any given year account for 5 percent of all unintended pregnancies, U.S. researchers say.
Most tech-savvy parents don't worry about kid's screen time

Most tech-savvy parents don't worry about kid's screen time

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Most U.S. parents are unconcerned about their young children's time using television, computers, smartphones and tablets, researchers say.
Most patients prefer to make medical decisions with doctor

Most patients prefer to make medical decisions with doctor

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 28 (UPI) -- Most U.S. patients prefer to be actively involved in their medical decision-making with their doctor, researchers say.
CDC: Don't swallow the water you swim in -- it's full of germs

CDC: Don't swallow the water you swim in -- it's full of germs

ATLANTA, May 27 (UPI) -- Following a study that found most U.S. public pools contain fecal contamination, health officials warn swimmers not to swallow the water in which they swim.

Calif. officials: Health insurance cheaper than expected

SACRAMENTO, May 24 (UPI) -- California officials say the rates offered by insurers for their state-operated health insurance market are lower than they expected.

Poll: Outlook on U.S. moral values pessimistic

PRINCETON, N.J., May 22 (UPI) -- Most U.S. residents say they're still gloomy about the direction moral values in the United States are heading, Gallup said Wednesday.

Glitch raises issue of validity of lie detector tests

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- A glitch in a lie detector machine widely used across the United States casts doubt on the validity of the results, an investigation has found.

Gallup: American perception of abortion views skewed

PRINCETON, N.J., May 15 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults asked about perceived abortion positions say the public supports abortion rights, which contrasts with a near-even split in views, Gallup said.
Hospitals profit $40,000 for some patients with complications

Hospitals profit $40,000 for some patients with complications

BOSTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Privately insured patients in U.S. hospitals who suffered surgical complications delivered almost $40,000 more in profit per patient, researchers found.

Consumers clueless on healthcare reform

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 8 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults don't understand the most fundamental change -- the bronze, silver, gold and platinum health plans -- under Obamacare, a U.S. survey says.

Most plan to attend church Easter Sunday

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 30 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults say their plans for the day include attending church, a Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll indicates.
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Cpl. Michael T. Wier, from 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, or “First Team,” provides weapons maintenance to his vehicle’s main gun before “leaving the wire” for a mission on Al Anbar Province’s dangerous roads, June 3, 2006. The 22-year-old from Scottsdale, Ariz., is with the battalion’s Personal Security Team. The team’s job is cut and dry – provide maximum security for the battalion’s top brass. The team consists of a handful of armored humvees with a variety of infantry weapons, to include heavy machine guns and anti-armor weapons. While most U.S. Marine Personal Security Teams are composed of infantrymen, Marano’s Personal Security Team is comprised mostly of “support” Marines – administrative clerks, communications technicians, and other “non-infantry”-type occupations. (UPI Photo/Cpl. Antonio Rosas/US MARINE CORPS)
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