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British healthcare workers call for COVID-19 restrictions to avert 'winter crisis'
World News // 7 hours ago
British healthcare workers call for COVID-19 restrictions to avert 'winter crisis'
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- British health officials called on the government late Tuesday to immediately reintroduce COVID-19 mitigating measures to avoid "stumbling into winter crisis."
Mount Aso volcano erupts, spews lava and ash in southwest Japan
World News // 8 hours ago
Mount Aso volcano erupts, spews lava and ash in southwest Japan
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A volcano in southern Japan erupted on Wednesday and prompted officials to issue a quarantine zone on the mountain.
Lawsuit: Critical race theory ban in Okla. schools violates Constitution
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Lawsuit: Critical race theory ban in Okla. schools violates Constitution
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A group of students and educators have filed a lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma, accusing it of violating their constitutional rights with a law that restricts the teaching of race and gender in classrooms.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom expands drought emergency statewide
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
California Gov. Gavin Newsom expands drought emergency statewide
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a drought emergency statewide on Tuesday as the state has failed to meet its goal to decrease water usage.
Alabama man charged with assaulting police during Jan. 6 siege
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Alabama man charged with assaulting police during Jan. 6 siege
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities have arrested and charged an Alabama man for assaulting police officers during the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol building.
FBI: 60,000 law enforcement officers assaulted in 2020
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
FBI: 60,000 law enforcement officers assaulted in 2020
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- More than 60,000 law enforcement officers were assaulted in the line of duty last year, according to the FBI.
FBI searches homes linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
FBI searches homes linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- FBI agents searched homes in Washington, D.C., and New York City linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who was sanctioned by the Treasury Department in 2018.
Hopes for dampened Calif. fire season rise with forecast for soaking rains
U.S. News // 16 hours ago
Hopes for dampened Calif. fire season rise with forecast for soaking rains
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Bone-dry Northern California will receive a series of soaking rains this week, weather forecasters said Tuesday, bringing hope that the start of this year's Fall wildfire season will be significantly dampened.
Former nurse found guilty of killing 4 patients in East Texas hospital
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Former nurse found guilty of killing 4 patients in East Texas hospital
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A former nurse faces the death penalty after a jury on Tuesday found him guilty of murdering four heart patients with air injections in an East Texas hospital. 
Amazon, Ikea, seven others commit to zero-emission shipping by 2040
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Amazon, Ikea, seven others commit to zero-emission shipping by 2040
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Nine major companies on Tuesday announced an initiative called Cargo Owners for Zero Emissions Vessels, in which they pledged to employ only ocean shippers that use zero-carbon fuel by 2040.
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