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Dow rises for fourth straight day on optimism from COVID-19 vaccine
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
Dow rises for fourth straight day on optimism from COVID-19 vaccine
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 373 points on Wednesday following optimism surrounding a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
216-year-old sculpture damaged by tourist posing for photo
Odd News // 3 hours ago
216-year-old sculpture damaged by tourist posing for photo
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- An Italian art museum said an Austrian tourist has apologized after damaging a 19th century sculpture while posing for a photo.
Loose dog rescued from I-94 in Chicago
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Loose dog rescued from I-94 in Chicago
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A dog spotted running loose in traffic on a Chicago highway was rescued by police with the help of concerned witnesses.
Long-lost twin brothers reunite after 43 years in Vietnam
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Long-lost twin brothers reunite after 43 years in Vietnam
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A pair of long lost twin brothers were reunited in Vietnam after being adopted by different families 43 years earlier.
Survey: Most Americans approve of Supreme Court's job performance
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Survey: Most Americans approve of Supreme Court's job performance
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's approval rating has reached its highest mark in a decade, improving to 58%, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday.
State Dept. inspector general Stephen Akard resigning after 3 months
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
State Dept. inspector general Stephen Akard resigning after 3 months
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- State Department Inspector General Stephen Akard is resigning after just three months on the job, officials said Wednesday.
Pakistani 9-year-old breaks Guinness record with periodic table
Odd News // 6 hours ago
Pakistani 9-year-old breaks Guinness record with periodic table
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old science enthusiast in Pakistan broke a Guinness World Record when she arranged the elements of the periodic table in 2 minutes, 42 seconds.
HHS chief Azar to visit Taiwan in most senior U.S. trip since 1979
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
HHS chief Azar to visit Taiwan in most senior U.S. trip since 1979
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will lead a U.S. delegation to Taiwan this week, becoming the highest-ranking Cabinet official to visit the island in four decades.
Wild boar leads police on hours-long chase through city
Odd News // 7 hours ago
Wild boar leads police on hours-long chase through city
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Police in a Japanese city said a wild boar wandered into the area and led officers on an hours-long chase Wednesday morning.
Pollution disparities can be seen from space
Science News // 8 hours ago
Pollution disparities can be seen from space
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Air pollution disparities are visible from space, according to a study of data from Houston, Texas, that found levels of nitrous dioxide were often concentrated over lower-income, minority neighborhoods.
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