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Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time
U.S. News // 3 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.
Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers
U.S. News // 4 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 // 5 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.
UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths
Health News // 6 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 // 6 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.
McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization
June 26 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval.
New urine test might predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer
Health News // 7 hours ago
New urine test might predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer
A new urine test may help men diagnosed with prostate cancer decide whether to treat the disease despite potential side effects or wait and see if it's a slow-growing tumor that never needs treatment.
Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver
Health News // 7 hours ago
Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver
June 26 (UPI) -- At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Senate report: U.S. gov't has failed to fix cybersecurity weaknesses
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Senate report: U.S. gov't has failed to fix cybersecurity weaknesses
June 26 (UPI) -- Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Senate report said Wednesday.
Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers
June 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority.
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