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FEMA approves funds to rebuild hospital on Puerto Rican island
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
FEMA approves funds to rebuild hospital on Puerto Rican island
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved $39.5 million to help an island off the coast of Puerto Rico rebuild its only hospital after damage caused by Hurricane Maria.
Bariatric surgery doesn't always help mental health of overweight teens
Health News // 10 hours ago
Bariatric surgery doesn't always help mental health of overweight teens
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The mental and emotional problems many teens experience, due at least in part to being overweight, may persist long after successful bariatric surgery.
Appeals court partially overturns Sheldon Silver's conviction
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Appeals court partially overturns Sheldon Silver's conviction
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday partially overturned a corruption conviction of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Boeing stock trading temporarily halted after stock falls 6 percent
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Boeing stock trading temporarily halted after stock falls 6 percent
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Boeing's stock trading was temporarily halted Tuesday after shares fell nearly 6 percent amid reports that regulators would keep 737 Max planes grounded longer than expected.
Benefits of marijuana for sleep assistance may fade, study says
Health News // 12 hours ago
Benefits of marijuana for sleep assistance may fade, study says
Medical marijuana may not provide long-term relief of sleep issues in people battling chronic pain, a new study finds, mainly because users may develop a tolerance to the drug.
Two deer crash through furniture store in Kentucky
Odd News // 12 hours ago
Two deer crash through furniture store in Kentucky
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The owner of a Kentucky furniture store said about $5,000 worth of damage was caused by two deer that broke through the glass door into the business.
Hospital computer system changes may reduce opioid prescriptions
Health News // 13 hours ago
Hospital computer system changes may reduce opioid prescriptions
New research suggests that the number of painkillers prescribed to patients can be reduced just by lowering default computer settings that display a preset number of pills.
Message in a bottle travels from Quebec to England
Odd News // 13 hours ago
Message in a bottle travels from Quebec to England
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A woman participating in a beach cleaning event in England found a message in a bottle that had been tossed into the water by a man in Quebec.
CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in U.S.
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in U.S.
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday confirmed the United States' first case of coronavirus in a traveler who returned from China.
U.S. new housing supply falls about 4 million homes short of demand
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
U.S. new housing supply falls about 4 million homes short of demand
Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Realtor.com said Tuesday the building of new U.S. homes has fallen nearly 4 million homes short of demand.
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