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House to consider impeachment of IRS chief at misconduct hearing

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- When the U.S. House Judiciary Committee meets Tuesday to address allegations involving Internal Revenue Service chief...

TSA official removed after congressional scrutiny over $90K bonuses

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- A top official at the Transportation Security Administration has been removed after a congressional committee...

TSA official removed after congressional scrutiny

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- A top official at the Transportation Security Administration has been removed after a congressional committee...

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 145th day of 2016, with 221 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus...

Largest U.S. water reservoir at record low due to drought

LAKE MEAD, Nev., May 24 (UPI) -- The water in the largest U.S. reservoir has sunk to a record low, due to the severe drought in the American...

5 die in sky-diving plane crash on Kauai

HANAPEPE, Hawaii, May 24 (UPI) -- Five people died Monday after a skydiving plane crashed on take off from a small airport in Kauai, Hawaii. The...


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Pittsburghs James Conner cancer free

PITTSBURGH, May 23 (UPI) -- Usually, when the top running backs in college football anxiously await a phone call, its coming from an NFL general...

Baltimore Orioles trade pitcher Brian Matusz, acquire Franderlin Romero

BALTIMORE, May 23 (UPI) -- The first place Baltimore Orioles are making moves to stay on top. Monday the Orioles traded left-handed pitcher Brian...

Draymond Green responds to Russell Westbrooks claim of intentional groin kick

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 23 (UPI) -- Losing Stephen Curry early in the NBA playoffs appeared to be a kick to the groin of the Golden State Warriors...

LSUs live tiger mascot diagnosed with rare cancer

BATON ROUGE, La., May 23 (UPI) -- Mike the Tiger, the sixth tiger to serve as LSUs mascot, is expected to live one or two more years with...

Technology News

U.S. evaluates new Tether Eye ISR platform

A tethered unmanned aerial system by AeroVironment for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance use is being evaluated by the U.S. military....

Hi-tech toothbrush allows users to stream video from inside their mouths

A Seattle based company announced the launch of a hi-tech toothbrush that lets users stream video from inside their mouths. Prophix, the video...

Terahertz spectroscopy could power bomb-detection technology

Researchers at MIT and Princeton have built a new laser-powered terahertz spectroscopy system capable of detecting chemicals used in explosives. ...

Navy orders additional Digital Modular Radios

General Dynamics Mission Systems to build and deliver Digital Modular Radios to the U.S. Navy for use on surface vessels and submarines. The...

Entertainment News

FROM STAGE RIGHT: A list of conservative celebrities

Hollywood is frequently labeled as a hotbed of liberalism, but there are plenty or famous people from the other side of the political spectrum....

Conservative Celebrities

Hollywood isnt filled with just liberals, actor/director Clint Eastwood told Republicans gathered at their 2012 National Convention in Tampa, FL....

Elton John throws his annual Oscars viewing party

Charlie Sheen, Heidi Klum and Vince Vaughn arrive at the Elton John Aids Foundations 24th Annual Academy Awards viewing party at the City of West...

The stars shine on Vanity Fair

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lawrence attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing...

Business News

Facebook says it found no conservative bias, changing trending topics anyway

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 24 (UPI) -- Facebook said it plans to make changes to its trending topics feature after it was accused of...

Appellate court scraps DOJs $1.3B penalty against Bank of America for financial crisis

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court on Monday dealt a blow to the Justice Departments efforts to punish big banks for contributing...

GE to spend $1.4 billion in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 23 (UPI) -- General Electric Co. announced Monday it has formed a $1.4 billion partnership with Saudi Arabia. GE plans...

Bayer offers $62 billion to acquire Monsanto

LEVERKUSEN , Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- Germanys Bayer AG said Monday it made an all-cash, $62 billion offer to acquire Monsanto Company. The...

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Living Roofs

This beautiful coffee table book showcases public and private rooftop gardens and terraces from around the world.