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Mother of Eric Garner calls for federal legislation on excessive use of force by police
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Mother of Eric Garner calls for federal legislation on excessive use of force by police
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, testified before Congress about police use of excessive force alongside former tennis star James Blake and the Rev. Al Sharpton.
Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."
House passes short-term sending bill to fund the government until November
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
House passes short-term sending bill to fund the government until November
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The House passed a short-term spending bill Thursday, extending government funding to before Thanksgiving.
Offering choices may lead children to eat more vegetables
Health News // 13 hours ago
Offering choices may lead children to eat more vegetables
Offering children more than one type of vegetable may improve the chances that they'll eat a greater amount, new research suggests.
Keeping blood sugar steady helps you live longer with diabetes
Health News // 13 hours ago
Keeping blood sugar steady helps you live longer with diabetes
People with Type 2 diabetes who have more swings in their blood sugar levels were more than twice as likely to die early, compared to folks with more stable blood sugar management, new research found.
Opioid prescriptions for eye surgery patients surge
Health News // 13 hours ago
Opioid prescriptions for eye surgery patients surge
The percentage of people who filled an opioid prescription after an eye operation tripled between 2000 and 2014, a new study reports.
Labor nominee Eugene Scalia addresses corporate ties at confirmation hearing
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Labor nominee Eugene Scalia addresses corporate ties at confirmation hearing
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Eugene Scalia, President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, addressed criticism from Democrats about his background representing corporate interests during confirmation hearings Thursday.
Woman puts injured bobcat in back of SUV with young child
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Woman puts injured bobcat in back of SUV with young child
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Wildlife officials in Colorado are reminding residents not to approach wild animals after a woman picked up an injured bobcat and put it in her vehicle with her young child.
Church claps back at AC thieves: 'It's hot where you're going'
Odd News // 15 hours ago
Church claps back at AC thieves: 'It's hot where you're going'
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- An Ohio church's sign is going viral for its tongue-in-cheek response to thieves who stole the building's air conditioning unit: "Whoever stole our AC Unit: Keep it. It's hot where you're going."
EPA chief says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
EPA chief says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler told lawmakers Thursday the agency plans to implement a controversial transparency rule that critics say could limit available science.
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