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Police: U.S. woman killed by sharks while snorkeling in Bahamas
World News // 5 hours ago
Police: U.S. woman killed by sharks while snorkeling in Bahamas
June 26 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old woman from California was killed Wednesday after she was attacked by sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas, local police said.
Former USC gynecologist arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Former USC gynecologist arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault
June 26 (UPI) -- Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time
June 26 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to purge records from a similar incident.
NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles
World News // 11 hours ago
NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles
June 26 (UPI) -- Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty.
Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers
June 26 (UPI) -- Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children.
Senate passes border aid bill, rejects House version
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Senate passes border aid bill, rejects House version
June 26 (UPI) -- The Senate passed a border aid bill on Wednesday after rejecting a version passed by the House on Tuesday evening.
Sri Lankan president orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium
World News // 13 hours ago
Sri Lankan president orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium
June 26 (UPI) -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976.
UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths
Health News // 14 hours ago
UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths
June 26 (UPI) -- About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations.
Many psoriasis patients seek alternative treatments, study shows
Health News // 14 hours ago
Many psoriasis patients seek alternative treatments, study shows
Patients with psoriasis typically begin using complementary or alternative medicine when traditional treatments don't help or cause unwanted side effects, a new survey says.
Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police
World News // 14 hours ago
Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police
June 26 (UPI) -- The Malaysian government created a special task force to reopen investigations into the kidnappings of two activists blamed on the country's police intelligence branch.
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