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Kentucky man's irritation caused by tick latched onto his eye
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Kentucky man's irritation caused by tick latched onto his eye
July 18 (UPI) -- A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball.
Berkeley adopts gender-neutral language in city code
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Berkeley adopts gender-neutral language in city code
July 18 (UPI) -- The Berkeley City Council has approved a measure to make the language in the city's municipal code gender-neutral, in a move to be more inclusive.
LAPD: 'Cold' DNA hit in rape case leads to 10-year police veteran
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
LAPD: 'Cold' DNA hit in rape case leads to 10-year police veteran
July 18 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department has fired and arrested one of its officers and accuse him of sexually assaulting two women, authorities said.
2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico, poll shows
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico, poll shows
July 18 (UPI) -- While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood.
N.J. high court removes judge who caused stir in 2018 rape case
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
N.J. high court removes judge who caused stir in 2018 rape case
July 18 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has intervened to remove a judge who caused a stir last year by refusing to try an accused teenage rapist as an adult because he came from a "good family."
Microsoft says new software guards against U.S. election hacks
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Microsoft says new software guards against U.S. election hacks
July 18 (UPI) -- Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic.
Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk
Health News // 5 hours ago
Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk
July 18 (UPI) -- The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research.
British politicians condemn Donald Trump for 'blatant, unashamed racism'
World News // 5 hours ago
British politicians condemn Donald Trump for 'blatant, unashamed racism'
July 18 (UPI) -- Dozens of British politicians condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that certain Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to the "crime infested" countries they came from.
Alligator escapes Michigan home twice in two days
Odd News // 5 hours ago
Alligator escapes Michigan home twice in two days
July 18 (UPI) -- Officials in a Michigan city said a resident was cited after their unusual pet -- an alligator -- escaped twice within two days.
Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat
July 18 -- The southeastern United States will endure drenching and locally damaging thunderstorms erupting daily into the weekend - but, this is not bad news for all.
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