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Small plane crash kills three in Texas
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Small plane crash kills three in Texas
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A small plane crash in rural West Texas left three people dead Thursday, local law enforcement said.
Federal appeals court blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Federal appeals court blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions as early as the sixth week of pregnancy on Thursday.
Browns lineman arrested for allegedly possessing 157 pounds of marijuana
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Browns lineman arrested for allegedly possessing 157 pounds of marijuana
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Cleveland Browns player Gregory Robinson and another man were arrested after U.S. Border Patrol agents found them with 157 pounds of marijuana inside a rental car, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.
N.Y. man pleads guilty in NCAA bribery scheme
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
N.Y. man pleads guilty in NCAA bribery scheme
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A New York man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to charges that he attempted to bribe a college basketball player to fix a Division 1 game in December 2018, his attorney said.
USC makes tuition free to students of families making $80,000 or less
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
USC makes tuition free to students of families making $80,000 or less
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The University of Southern California said Thursday tuition will be free to students whose families make $80,000 or less.
Environmental groups accuse government of burning 'forever chemicals'
U.S. News // 5 hours 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 // 5 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 // 5 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 // 6 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 // 6 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.
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