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Pelosi lights 2020 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Pelosi lights 2020 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Lawmakers gathered for the lighting of the 2020 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree on the West Lawn of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
Federal death row inmate seeks stay from Supreme Court
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Federal death row inmate seeks stay from Supreme Court
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Attorneys for a man convicted of killing his 2-year-old daughter in 2002 asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to stay his execution, citing intellectual disability.
Federal judge denies stay of execution for Texas man
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Federal judge denies stay of execution for Texas man
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Texas denied a stay of execution Wednesday for a man convicted of killing a married couple two decades ago.
EEOC reaches $250,000 with funeral home in Aimee Stephens transgender bias case
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
EEOC reaches $250,000 with funeral home in Aimee Stephens transgender bias case
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reached a settlement on behalf of the estate of Aimee Stephens with the funeral home that fired her after she came out as transgender.
New airline rules define only dogs as service animals
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
New airline rules define only dogs as service animals
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Trump administration on Wednesday issued a final rule saying only dogs can be defined as service animals when it comes to travel on airline flights.
Demand for home mortgages rises
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Demand for home mortgages rises
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Demand for mortgages to purchase homes increased 9% last week compared to the week before and was 28% higher than a year ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.
Australian woman finds wild koala in her Christmas tree
Odd News // 13 hours ago
Australian woman finds wild koala in her Christmas tree
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers in Australia were summoned to he home of a woman who found something unexpected in the branches of her Christmas tree: a koala.
Florida man claims $5M lottery prize three years after $1M win
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Florida man claims $5M lottery prize three years after $1M win
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A Florida man collected a $5 million lottery jackpot just three years after he won $1 million from a different scratch-off game.
Afghan gov't, Taliban reach breakthrough deal on peace talks
World News // 14 hours ago
Afghan gov't, Taliban reach breakthrough deal on peace talks
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Negotiators for the Afghanistan government and Taliban insurgents have reached a breakthrough agreement on the rules and agenda for long-awaited peace talks, both sides said Wednesday.
Nativity scene in Spanish city breaks two Guinness records
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Nativity scene in Spanish city breaks two Guinness records
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A nearly 60-foot-high nativity scene in Spain earned two Guinness World Records as the tallest and largest nativity scene in the world.
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