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James Franco talks poetry, denies he slept with Lindsay Lohan

James Franco talks poetry, denies he slept with Lindsay Lohan

March 27 (UPI) -- James Franco discussed his book of poetry, "Directing Herbert White," and denied claims that he slept with Lindsay Lohan in a recent interview.
Annie Martin

Lockheed Martin opens new laboratory facility

March 25 (UPI) -- Lockheed opens new Advanced Materials & Thermal Sciences Center research laboratories.
Richard Tomkins

Extra Points: Free agent frenzy

NFL fans who stopped at the grocery store on Tuesday afternoon or swung by school to pick up the kids after their extracurricular activities missed quite a bit.
Highest paid interns make over $7k a month

Highest paid interns make over $7k a month

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The highest paid interns in the country are making $6,000 to over $7,000 per month.
Aileen Graef
Google to expand fiber network to 34 cities

Google to expand fiber network to 34 cities

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Google is set to expand its high-speed fiber optic network, which provides speeds a 100 times faster than regular internet connections, to 34 cities.
Ananth Baliga
Corvette Stingray, Silverado pickup earn top honors

Corvette Stingray, Silverado pickup earn top honors

Trucks made as much news as cars at the Detroit auto show -- but no automaker made more news than General Motors.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

Macy's to lay off 2,500

CINCINNATI, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. department store chain Macy's said it would close five stores in the second quarter of the year and lay off about 2,500 workers.
Dennis Rodman leaves for N. Korea despite recent turmoil there

Dennis Rodman leaves for N. Korea despite recent turmoil there

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman left for North Korea to help train its basketball team despite the country's turmoil, the online betting company sponsoring him said.
NASA solar observatory probes mysteries of sun's surface

NASA solar observatory probes mysteries of sun's surface

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A solar observatory has shown the region between the surface of the sun and its atmosphere to be a more violent place than previously understood, NASA says.
American freed by N. Korea says he was kept comfortable in hotel

American freed by N. Korea says he was kept comfortable in hotel

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Merrill Newman, the California man just freed from North Korea, said Sunday the apology he read while held in the Communist country was "not my English."
Korean War vet detained by North Korea lands in California

Korean War vet detained by North Korea lands in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. military veteran of the Korean War, held for weeks by North Korea, landed Saturday in San Francisco after being released.

U,S. urges No. Korea to release 85-year-old Korean War veteran

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Security Council urged North Korea Saturday to release Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. military veteran of the Korean War

HHS awards HealthCare.gov contract to HP, replacing Verizon

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. IT giant Hewlett-Packard Co. will take over the troubled HealthCare.gov website from Verizon Communications, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

North Korea confirms detention of U.S. citizen

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Pyongyang has confirmed to Swedish diplomats that an 85-year-old American man is being detained in North Korea, the U.S. State Department said.
U.S. citizen detained in North Korea for three weeks

U.S. citizen detained in North Korea for three weeks

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. citizen was removed from a plane in North Korea and has been detained for three weeks, the Bay Area Newsgroup of San Ramon, Calif., reported Wednesday.
Emergency alert sent out about pancake breakfast

Emergency alert sent out about pancake breakfast

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A California fire chief said using an automated emergency notification system to promote a charity pancake breakfast was not a misuse of resources.
Mark Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes

Mark Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has purchased the four homes adjacent to his California residence and leased them back to the resident families.

Remember the ad-free days of the Internet? So do AdTrap inventors

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A device that nabs online ads before they hit Internet-connected devices was born from waxing about the Internet's infancy, AdTrap's California inventors say.

Alleged bribe complicates San Jose, Calif., rape case

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A woman involved in a San Jose, Calif., rape trial was arrested on suspicion of offering the victim $30,000 not to testify, court records said.
President Obama backs Cory Booker for U.S. Senate

President Obama backs Cory Booker for U.S. Senate

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama released a statement Wednesday backing Cory Booker's candidacy in New Jersey's special election for the U.S. Senate.

Streaking unusual at start of school year in California high school

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The principal at Palo Alto (Calif.) High School said an increase in streakers in the beginning of the school year is unusual and distracting to students.

Autistic kids' brain organization differ in math skills, study shows

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Autistic children with average IQ have superior math skills compared with non-autistic children in the same IQ range, a Stanford University study concluded.
Stanford to retire John Elway's number in November

Stanford to retire John Elway's number in November

STANFORD, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Stanford University said Tuesday it would retire the No. 7 jersey worn by star quarterback John Elway at its Nov. 7 game against Oregon.
NASA releases first images of spacecraft sudying the sun

NASA releases first images of spacecraft sudying the sun

GREENBELT, Md., July 25 (UPI) -- NASA has released the first images from a spacecraft intended to observe a mysterious portion of the sun's atmosphere in great detail.

Pilot dies in private plane crash after takeoff at Lake Tahoe, Calif.

LAKE TAHOE, Calif., July 23 (UPI) -- A man was killed and his wife injured when their private plane crashed near the airport in Lake Tahoe, Calif., a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
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