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Dow closes just short of record high as bitcoin surpasses $66,000
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Dow closes just short of record high as bitcoin surpasses $66,000
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 152.03 points, or 0.43%, to close at 35,609.34 just short of its record close on Wednesday as bitcoin hit a new record high.
Paris Hilton advocates for teen bill of rights in fight against treatment facilities
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Paris Hilton advocates for teen bill of rights in fight against treatment facilities
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- TV personality Paris Hilton visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to push for legislation to reform the nation's facilities for troubled teenagers, sharing her own experience of living in such a treatment center.
Foreign policy experts call for new U.S. embassies in Pacific to counter China risk
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Foreign policy experts call for new U.S. embassies in Pacific to counter China risk
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- To counter China's ascent in the Pacific, the United States needs a stronger commitment to existing programs and a renewed effort to enter into direct diplomatic ties throughout the region, experts testified Wednesday.
Venomous snake stows away from India to England in shipping container
Odd News // 10 hours ago
Venomous snake stows away from India to England in shipping container
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Staff from a British animal hospital were summoned to a local business to capture a highly venomous snake that stowed away in a shipping container from India.
Small businesses urge Congress to fix labor shortages, supply chain issues
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Small businesses urge Congress to fix labor shortages, supply chain issues
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Executives representing small businesses from home construction to candy manufacturing told a House committee on Wednesday that supply chain disruptions and labor shortages are hampering their efforts to grow.
Couple in flooded India region float to wedding in a cooking pot
Odd News // 11 hours ago
Couple in flooded India region float to wedding in a cooking pot
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- An Indian couple living in a region that experienced severe flooding took an unusual vehicle to reach their wedding venue -- a cooking pot.
Texas woman seeks Guinness record with 78-foot homecoming mum
Odd News // 11 hours ago
Texas woman seeks Guinness record with 78-foot homecoming mum
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas craft store owner is attempting to set a Guinness World Record with a 78-foot-long homecoming mum.
Husband of missing California woman Maya 'May' Millete arrested
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Husband of missing California woman Maya 'May' Millete arrested
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Southern California authorities have arrested the husband of Maya "May" Millete nine months after her disappearance.
Vladimir Putin orders weeklong shutdown to fight COVID-19
World News // 12 hours ago
Vladimir Putin orders weeklong shutdown to fight COVID-19
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- In an effort to curb rising COVID-19 cases and deaths, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a weeklong paid shutdown for workers at non-essential businesses and government.
Bitcoin sets new high following ETF debut
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Bitcoin sets new high following ETF debut
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Bitcoin wasted no time taking advantage of its first U.S. future exchange-traded fund, or ETF, as the cryptocurrency reached a new high of $66,390.75 just before noon on Wednesday.
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