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Ohio man's death sentence overturned under new mental illness law
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Ohio man's death sentence overturned under new mental illness law
Oct. 23 (UPI) -- An Ohio prisoner's death sentence has been overturned and he was resentenced to life without chance of parole in response to a new law protecting people who were severely mentally ill at the time of their crime.
Howard University students protest dorm conditions, including mold
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Howard University students protest dorm conditions, including mold
Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Howard University students are protesting dorm conditions after mold was found in 34 rooms.
Another bomb cyclone brewing as part of West Coast storm train
U.S. News // 19 hours ago
Another bomb cyclone brewing as part of West Coast storm train
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A powerful bomb cyclone will continue to send additional storms into the region through next Tuesday, unleashing nearly 2 feet of rain in some areas and up to 8 feet of snow over the mountains.
Rep. Glenn Thompson positive for COVID-19, receiving treatment at Walter Reed
U.S. News // 20 hours ago
Rep. Glenn Thompson positive for COVID-19, receiving treatment at Walter Reed
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and was being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
House passes expanded workplace protections for nursing mothers
U.S. News // 21 hours ago
House passes expanded workplace protections for nursing mothers
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The House on Friday approved legislation to expand workplace protections for nursing mothers.
VP Harris sells Build Back Better plan as lifeline to businesses, families in Bronx
U.S. News // 22 hours ago
VP Harris sells Build Back Better plan as lifeline to businesses, families in Bronx
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to the Bronx on Friday to push President Joe Biden's social spending and infrastructure plans as Democratic lawmakers hashed out a price tag in Washington.
Jury finds Lev Parnas guilty of campaign finance criminal charges
U.S. News // 22 hours ago
Jury finds Lev Parnas guilty of campaign finance criminal charges
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A jury found Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, guilty Friday of six counts of campaign finance criminal charges.
Non-partisan audit in Wisconsin finds no widespread fraud in 2020 election
U.S. News // 1 day ago
Non-partisan audit in Wisconsin finds no widespread fraud in 2020 election
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Independent auditors determined there was no widespread fraud in the 2020 election in Wisconsin but made dozens of recommendations for new rules Friday.
Israel's defense minister names 6 Palestinian NGOs terrorist organizations
World News // 1 day ago
Israel's defense minister names 6 Palestinian NGOs terrorist organizations
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz Friday declared six Palestinian nongovernmental organizations as "terrorist organizations," a move that brought immediate condemnation from Palestinian officials.
Federal deficit reached $2.77 trillion for fiscal 2021; lower than expected
U.S. News // 1 day ago
Federal deficit reached $2.77 trillion for fiscal 2021; lower than expected
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. federal deficit reached $2.77 trillion in fiscal year 2021, just shy of the milestone $3 trillion the Congressional Budget Office projected, the Treasury Department announced Friday.
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