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Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations
July 17 (UPI) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday.
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
July 17 (UPI) -- The Florida city of West Palm Beach is playing loops of children's songs overnight to deter people from sleeping at a downtown pavilion.
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
July 17 (UPI) -- Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C.
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
Health News // 7 hours ago
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
State laws legalizing medical marijuana have had little impact on the ongoing crisis of opioid abuse, a new study found.
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
Odd News // 8 hours ago
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
July 17 (UPI) -- Police, a local official and members of the public came to the rescue of a young hawk that apparently was injured by a car while feeding from a Pennsylvania road.
Long wait for pizza leads Virginia couple to $1 million lottery jackpot
Odd News // 8 hours ago
Long wait for pizza leads Virginia couple to $1 million lottery jackpot
July 17 (UPI) -- A Virginia couple said a long wait for pizza led them to buy the scratch-off lottery ticket that won them a $1 million jackpot.
Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says
Health News // 8 hours ago
Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says
July 17 (UPI) -- While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine.
Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity
July 17 (UPI) -- In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options.
Jewish groups protest 'concentration camps' on border
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Jewish groups protest 'concentration camps' on border
WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead
Odd News // 9 hours ago
Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead
July 17 (UPI) -- Police in Utah said they received multiple calls about a young boy selling "ice cold beer" at the side of a road, but officers arrived to discover the truth was in the fine print.
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