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FBI: 60,000 law enforcement officers assaulted in 2020
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
FBI: 60,000 law enforcement officers assaulted in 2020
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- More than 60,000 law enforcement officers were assaulted in the line of duty last year, according to the FBI.
FBI searches homes linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
FBI searches homes linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- FBI agents searched homes in Washington, D.C., and New York City linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who was sanctioned by the Treasury Department in 2018.
Hopes for dampened Calif. fire season rise with forecast for soaking rains
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Hopes for dampened Calif. fire season rise with forecast for soaking rains
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Bone-dry Northern California will receive a series of soaking rains this week, weather forecasters said Tuesday, bringing hope that the start of this year's Fall wildfire season will be significantly dampened.
Former nurse found guilty of killing 4 patients in East Texas hospital
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Former nurse found guilty of killing 4 patients in East Texas hospital
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A former nurse faces the death penalty after a jury on Tuesday found him guilty of murdering four heart patients with air injections in an East Texas hospital. 
Amazon, Ikea, seven others commit to zero-emission shipping by 2040
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Amazon, Ikea, seven others commit to zero-emission shipping by 2040
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Nine major companies on Tuesday announced an initiative called Cargo Owners for Zero Emissions Vessels, in which they pledged to employ only ocean shippers that use zero-carbon fuel by 2040.
Dow rises 198 points as strong third-quarter earnings roll in
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Dow rises 198 points as strong third-quarter earnings roll in
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 198 points on Tuesday as major companies such as Johnson & Johnson and the Traveler Companies reported better-than-expected earnings.
Survey: Opposing racism is key element in Black religious identity
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Survey: Opposing racism is key element in Black religious identity
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Opposing racism is an important part of religious identity for a large majority of Black adults in the United States, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Big bomb cyclone is set to wallop the West Coast
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Big bomb cyclone is set to wallop the West Coast
A beast of a bomb cyclone will take shape just off the coast of the northwestern United States and western Canada later this week.
Houston plane crash leaves no major injuries, 2 minor
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Houston plane crash leaves no major injuries, 2 minor
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A Boston-bound plane crashed while taking off Tuesday morning from Houston Executive Airport, but all aboard escaped with no major injuries.
Opening U.S. to vaccinated travelers exacerbates global inequality, experts say
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Opening U.S. to vaccinated travelers exacerbates global inequality, experts say
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- With the United States set to join the European Union and Canada in reopening its borders for vaccinated travelers in November, people in countries with limited access to COVID-19 immunizations face significant hurdles.
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