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FCC approves 988 as new U.S. suicide prevention hotline number
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
FCC approves 988 as new U.S. suicide prevention hotline number
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday agreed to move forward with plans to adopt a three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.
Houston-area police arrest man accused of fatally striking officer with vehicle
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Houston-area police arrest man accused of fatally striking officer with vehicle
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old man accused of killing a police sergeant near Houston after a two-day manhunt.
Attorneys seek new trial for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Attorneys seek new trial for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court to order a new trial, arguing jurors that delivered the 2015 conviction were biased.
House passes bill lowering prescription drug prices
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
House passes bill lowering prescription drug prices
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The House on Thursday passed a bill to lower prices for prescription drugs, though lawmakers don't expect the sweeping legislation to pass the Senate.
High-carb, high-sugar diets may increase risk for insomnia, study finds
Health News // 6 hours ago
High-carb, high-sugar diets may increase risk for insomnia, study finds
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Women may be able to rest easier, simply by eating more fruit, vegetables and fiber, a new study suggests.
Senate confirms Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Senate confirms Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Senate gave bipartisan support to Stephen Hahn on Thursday, confirming him as President Donald Trump's pick to head the Food and Drug Administration.
Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Thursday to recognize the Armenian genocide after three prior attempts failed.
Vaping outbreak may have peaked, but more cases reported, CDC says
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Vaping outbreak may have peaked, but more cases reported, CDC says
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The number of reported vaping-related lung illness deaths rose again this week to 52, up four from last week's total, but federal health researchers believe the outbreak has peaked.
Twitter unveils new verification badges for political candidates
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Twitter unveils new verification badges for political candidates
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Social media giant Twitter said Thursday that it will begin a new verification process for political candidates involved in congressional and gubernatorial races next year.
Horse named Touch of Generator entangled in active power line
Odd News // 8 hours ago
Horse named Touch of Generator entangled in active power line
Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Washington state said a horse named Touch of Generator lived up to his name when he became entangled in an active power line.
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