WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Environmental and Alaskan native groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's decision to allow offshore oil drilling by Shell Oil in the Beaufort Sea near Alaska.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 29 (UPI) -- A teen who died of injuries suffered in a fall while building the Titanic in 1910 will get a headstone at his unmarked Northern Ireland grave, officials said.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The British charter company behind a 100-year anniversary cruise following the Titanic's path said cabins are nearly sold out for the April 2012 trip.
Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. UPI is a global operation with offices in Beirut, Hong Kong, London, Santiago, Seoul and Tokyo. Our headquarters is located in downtown Washington, DC, surrounded by major international policy-making governmental and non-governmental organizations.
UPI licenses content directly to print outlets, online media and institutions of all types. In addition, UPI's distribution partners provide our content to thousands of businesses, policy groups and academic institutions worldwide. Our audience consists of millions of decision-makers who depend on UPI's insightful and analytical stories to make better business or policy decisions.
In the year of our 106th anniversary, our company strives to continue being a leading and trusted source for news, analysis and insight for readers around the world.