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Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
Health News // 24 minutes ago
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
State laws legalizing medical marijuana have had little impact on the ongoing crisis of opioid abuse, a new study found.
British farmer deters speeders with dummy 'scare-cop'
Odd News // 1 hour ago
British farmer deters speeders with dummy 'scare-cop'
July 17 (UPI) -- A British farmer is inspiring drivers to slow down on a road through her village by dressing a scarecrow as a traffic cop.
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
Odd News // 1 hour ago
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
July 17 (UPI) -- Police, a local official and members of the public came to the rescue of a young hawk that apparently was injured by a car while feeding from a Pennsylvania road.
Long wait for pizza leads Virginia couple to $1 million lottery jackpot
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Long wait for pizza leads Virginia couple to $1 million lottery jackpot
July 17 (UPI) -- A Virginia couple said a long wait for pizza led them to buy the scratch-off lottery ticket that won them a $1 million jackpot.
Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says
Health News // 2 hours ago
Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says
July 17 (UPI) -- While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine.
Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity
July 17 (UPI) -- In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options.
Jewish groups protest 'concentration camps' on border
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Jewish groups protest 'concentration camps' on border
WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead
July 17 (UPI) -- Police in Utah said they received multiple calls about a young boy selling "ice cold beer" at the side of a road, but officers arrived to discover the truth was in the fine print.
Poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C.
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C.
July 17 (UPI) -- A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district.
House set for vote on resolution to impeach Trump
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
House set for vote on resolution to impeach Trump
July 17 (UPI) -- In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office.
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