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FBI searches homes linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
U.S. News // 10 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 // 11 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 // 13 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 // 13 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 // 15 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 // 16 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 // 16 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 // 16 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.
Facebook, U.S. reach $14M settlement on hiring discrimination claims
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Facebook, U.S. reach $14M settlement on hiring discrimination claims
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday reached a $14 million settlement with the U.S. government over accusations it discriminated against American workers in its hiring practices.
Rep. Fortenberry indicted for lying about 2016 campaign funding scandal
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Rep. Fortenberry indicted for lying about 2016 campaign funding scandal
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry was indicted Monday on allegations he lied to federal investigators after a campaign scandal five years ago.
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