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Crews battle Northern California wildfire that has injured 13 firefighters
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
Crews battle Northern California wildfire that has injured 13 firefighters
July 1 (UPI) -- Crews are getting more control of a wildfire in Northern California that's blackened close to 1,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains and injured more than a dozen firefighters.
Injuries, deaths from fireworks climb 25% in 15 years
Health News // 1 hour ago
Injuries, deaths from fireworks climb 25% in 15 years
Fourth of July celebrations often include festive picnics and dazzling fireworks, but these holiday pyrotechnics are causing a growing number of injuries and deaths.
Listeria outbreak kills one, sends 22 to hospital, CDC says
Health News // 2 hours ago
Listeria outbreak kills one, sends 22 to hospital, CDC says
July 1 (UPI) -- At least 23 people in 10 states have been sickened and one of them has died in a listeria outbreak may have originated in Florida, U.S. health officials reported.
Viral infection from mosquito bite may attract more mosquitoes
Health News // 2 hours ago
Viral infection from mosquito bite may attract more mosquitoes
When a mosquito bites and infects you with a virus like dengue or Zika, it also makes you smell good to other mosquitos, new research suggests.
Ben & Jerry's sells interest in Israel
World News // 2 hours ago
Ben & Jerry's sells interest in Israel
July 1 (UPI) -- Ben & Jerry's ice cream parent company Unilever has sold its business interest in Israel to its distributor there in an effort to address its brand in connection with the country and West Bank settlements.
Inflation jumps to record 8.6% in eurozone
World News // 3 hours ago
Inflation jumps to record 8.6% in eurozone
July 1 (UPI) -- Inflation in the eurozone reached an annual rate of 8.6% in June, an increase from 8.1% in May, according to the latest European economic statistics released Friday.
Independence Day activities bring risks for those with asthma, allergies
Health News // 3 hours ago
Independence Day activities bring risks for those with asthma, allergies
It's time to enjoy summer celebrations, but allergies and asthma can put a damper on the festivities.
At least 2 dead in Kentucky after several police officers shot while serving warrant
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
At least 2 dead in Kentucky after several police officers shot while serving warrant
July 1 (UPI) -- Two authorities in Kentucky were killed and several police officers were wounded by gunfire late Thursday when they attempted to serve a warrant on a suspect in the eastern part of the state, officials said.
International Joke Day has brought mid-year laughs since 1994
Odd News // 5 hours ago
International Joke Day has brought mid-year laughs since 1994
July 1 (UPI) -- International Joke Day, celebrated annually on July 1, was started in 1994 by an author and graphic artist who wanted to bring some levity to the halfway point of the year.
4 dead in Texas after police chase ends with crash near U.S.-Mexico border
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
4 dead in Texas after police chase ends with crash near U.S.-Mexico border
July 1 (UPI) -- A Jeep being chased by police on suspicion of human smuggling smashed into a tractor-trailer in Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing four people and critically injuring three others.
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