The U.S. House Monday passed the deficit reduction bill and sent it to the Senate for consideration.
The vote was 269-161 with 95 Democrats joining 174 Republicans in voting in favor of the measure, and 95 Democrats voting with 66 Republicans against it. The Senate is to vote on the measure Tuesday.
There's many a TV special dedicated to the former child stars who've gone off Hollywood's radar. While their return to normality is to be celebrated, some of those cute kids grew up to be Hollywood heroes.
President Barack Obama announced Richard Cordray as his nominee to be the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, replacing the long-blockaded nomination of Elizabeth Warren, Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The latest in High Fashion swimwear is presented at the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach. Follow our collection for the latest looks to hit the runway. Cia.Martima, Caffe, Beach Bunny, Poko Pono, and White Sands Australia are featured here.
Iranian bride Maryam Sadeghi bids farewell to close family and friends before marrying her husband Seyed Javad Jafari in Ghale Sarvillage in north eastern Tehran on July 15, 2011. Maryam will leave her family soon to go to her husband's family in another village.
The unprecedented closure of Interstate 405, a highway that carries about a half-million vehicles every weekend, was completed well ahead of schedule, enabling traffic on the freeway linking the West Side of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley to flow once again.
The formerly mysterious top half of a 26-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe in Chicago was revealed to the public Friday.
The bottom half of the sculpture, which depicts Monroe's subway-grate stance from "The Seven Year Itch," was revealed earlier in the week, but the top half had remained covered, sparking speculation that the face at the top may not be that of the famed actress, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.
However, the full sculpture, by New Jersey artist Seward Johnson, was revealed to the public Friday as a faithful recreation of Monroe's image.
The statue, installed at Pioneer Court on Michigan Avenue, was sponsored by Zeller Realty Group.
Emma Watson, who portrays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, has walked the red carpet for over ten years now starting with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in 2001. Watson has grown from an aspiring young actress into one of the most fashionable and talked about stars in hollywood.
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services.
With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.