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Massachusetts prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Massachusetts prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey
July 17 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in Massachusetts dropped a criminal groping case against Kevin Spacey, court documents filed Wednesday indicate.
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
July 17 (UPI) -- The Florida city of West Palm Beach is playing loops of children's songs overnight to deter people from sleeping at a downtown pavilion.
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
July 17 (UPI) -- Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C.
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
Health News // 12 hours 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.
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
Odd News // 13 hours 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 // 14 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.
NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants
July 17 (UPI) -- In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States.
Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says
Health News // 14 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 // 14 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 // 15 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.
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