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Federal court blocks South Dakota 'Riot Boosting' laws
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Federal court blocks South Dakota 'Riot Boosting' laws
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A federal court blocked a series of laws in South Dakota that would impose penalties, including fines and jail time, on protesters.
Ivanka Trump visits Boys & Girls Club in workforce meeting
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
Ivanka Trump visits Boys & Girls Club in workforce meeting
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, visited the Boys & Girls Club of D.C. on Wednesday as part of a White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting.
California Gov. Newsom signs law reclassifying some gig economy workers
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
California Gov. Newsom signs law reclassifying some gig economy workers
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill redefining some independent contractors as employees, depending on the nature of their work.
Massage therapist who sued Kevin Spacey for sexual battery dies
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Massage therapist who sued Kevin Spacey for sexual battery dies
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A massage therapist who accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexually battering him during a massage in 2016 has died.
Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels
Health News // 8 hours ago
Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases
Having a dog or cat helps buffer loss of a spouse
Health News // 9 hours ago
Having a dog or cat helps buffer loss of a spouse
Having a pet may help ease the pain of losing a loved one, new research suggests.
Opioid epidemic tied to doubling of dangerous heart infections
Health News // 9 hours ago
Opioid epidemic tied to doubling of dangerous heart infections
Addiction and overdose deaths aren't the only consequence of America's opioid epidemic. Cases of a potentially deadly heart infection have risen alarmingly, too, a new study finds.
Facebook unveils device that combines social media, streaming, gaming
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Facebook unveils device that combines social media, streaming, gaming
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Facebook unveiled a new device Wednesday that combines social media with streaming and video gaming, called Portal TV.
Trip to visit mom earns Michigan man $500,000 lottery jackpot
Odd News // 11 hours ago
Trip to visit mom earns Michigan man $500,000 lottery jackpot
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A Michigan man said a trip to visit his mother paid off unexpectedly when he stopped for gas and ended up winning a $500,000 lottery jackpot.
Trump 'revokes' waiver that allows California to set tough emissions limits
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Trump 'revokes' waiver that allows California to set tough emissions limits
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will revoke a federal waiver, granted a decade ago, that allows California to mandate some of the strictest emissions standards for automobiles in the U.S.
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