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Environmental groups accuse government of burning 'forever chemicals'
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
Environmental groups accuse government of burning 'forever chemicals'
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A group of environmental and community organizations sued the Trump administration Thursday, accusing the government of improperly burning stockpiles of so-called "forever chemicals," which could cause cancer.
Patient plays violin while undergoing brain surgery
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Patient plays violin while undergoing brain surgery
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A brain surgeon in London had a patient play her violin during a tumor removal to ensure her musical abilities weren't affected by the procedure.
Pioneer who invented 'cut, copy and paste' for computers dies at 74
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Pioneer who invented 'cut, copy and paste' for computers dies at 74
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Larry Tesler, a former chief scientist for Apple and the man who invented the concepts for computers to cut, copy and paste, died this week. He was 74.
U.S. says Russia behind cyberattack in ex-Soviet territory Georgia
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
U.S. says Russia behind cyberattack in ex-Soviet territory Georgia
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday the Russian government was behind a cyberattack last fall in the former Soviet territory of Georgia, and vowed the United States will provide security help from now on.
Lost class ring returned to woman 36 years later
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Lost class ring returned to woman 36 years later
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A woman who lost her class ring in a New York restaurant bathroom in 1984 was reunited with the item thanks to an air conditioner repairman's years-long search.
Trump takes credit for sustained U.S. economic growth in report to Congress
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Trump takes credit for sustained U.S. economic growth in report to Congress
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump released his economic report Thursday, which hails his administration for stimulating a robust U.S. economy -- and seeks to dispel any notion that former President Barack Obama had any hand in it.
Prices rising in North Korea following COVID-19 shutdown
World News // 4 hours ago
Prices rising in North Korea following COVID-19 shutdown
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Prices may be rising in North Korea as the country seals its borders in response to the outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus in neighboring China.
Resort breaks Guinness record with 3,753 plastic flamingos
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Resort breaks Guinness record with 3,753 plastic flamingos
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A South Carolina resort captured a Guinness World Record when 3,753 plastic flamingos were arranged on the lawn.
Weinstein trial: Jurors start 3rd day with defense witness testimony
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Weinstein trial: Jurors start 3rd day with defense witness testimony
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Jurors on Thursday began their third day of deliberations in the sexual assault trial of former Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Conservation officers help free two elk trapped under haystack
Odd News // 5 hours ago
Conservation officers help free two elk trapped under haystack
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Conservation officers in British Columbia were summoned to a farm to help rescue two elk that became trapped under a collapsed haystack.
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