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House urges Supreme Court to deny Trump's stay against releasing records
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
House urges Supreme Court to deny Trump's stay against releasing records
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- House attorneys have urged the Supreme Court to deny President Donald Trump's stay blocking a subpoena that requires two financial institutions hand over his records to the Democrats.
On This Day: Japanese warplanes sink USS Panay
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
On This Day: Japanese warplanes sink USS Panay
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- On Dec. 12, 1937, Japanese warplanes sank the USS Panay, a U.S. gunboat, in China as part of the Sino-Japanese War. The incident killed three people.
Second federal judge blocks Trump's plan to use military funds for border wall
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Second federal judge blocks Trump's plan to use military funds for border wall
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California has ruled against the Trump administration's efforts to divert some $3.6 billion in funding for military construction projects to build permanent barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
House panel begins debating articles of impeachment against Trump
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
House panel begins debating articles of impeachment against Trump
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- House judiciary committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the facts against President Donald Trump are "overwhelming," as the committee began to debate articles of impeachment Wednesday night.
Israel heads for record third election amid political deadlock
World News // 11 hours ago
Israel heads for record third election amid political deadlock
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Israel's national parliament dissolved at midnight Wednesday, sending the country back to the polls for an unprecedented third time in a year after political leaders failed to break through the ongoing deadlock.
House passes bill to establish path to citizenship for undocumented farmworkers
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
House passes bill to establish path to citizenship for undocumented farmworkers
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The House voted 260-165 to pass a bill that would establish a path to citizenship for thousands of undocumented farmworkers.
Trump signs executive order combatting anti-Semitism at Hanukkah event
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Trump signs executive order combatting anti-Semitism at Hanukkah event
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to extend protections under the Civil Rights Act to prevent anti-Semitic discrimination during a Hanukkah event at the White House on Wednesday.
Steady subzero temperatures leave several states frozen
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Steady subzero temperatures leave several states frozen
In areas across states such as North Dakota and Minnesota, subzero temperatures have dotted the map and for some, the mercury has been frozen below zero for a few days amid a brutal cold snap.
France unveils pension overhaul plans amid ongoing protests
World News // 14 hours ago
France unveils pension overhaul plans amid ongoing protests
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe provided details about the country's plans to streamline its pension system Wednesday amid ongoing protests.
Family sues Royal Caribbean over toddler's deadly fall from window
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Family sues Royal Caribbean over toddler's deadly fall from window
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The family of an Indiana toddler who fell to her death from an open window on a cruise ship sued Royal Caribbean on Wednesday, blaming the company for failing to comply with safety codes.
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