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Obama on airstrikes in Syria: Were gonna do whats necessary to take the fight to this terrorist group

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday, hours after the U.S. began coalition airstrikes against Islamic State...

Wesleyan requires frats to go co-ed in 3 years

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Wesleyan will require all of its residential fraternities to allow both male and female members in the next...

Ukraine rebels pull back after weekend negotiations

KIEV , Ukraine, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun removing heavy artillery from the front lines of...

Syria claims advance notification of U.S. airstrikes

DAMASCUS, Syria, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Hours after the U.S.-led airstrikes began overnight, targeting Islamic State militants (also known as ISIS or...

WHO expects 20,000 Ebola cases within six weeks

BOSTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 20,000 by early November unless infection control protocols are put in place, a...

Florida Department of Corrections fires 32 guards involved in inmate abuse

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Florida Department of Corrections fired 32 prison guards in a "Friday night massacre" last week, removing staff...


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Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is denying a report that accuses him of using a racial slur...

Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: Theres some things you can cover up, some things you cant

BRISTOL, Conn., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- While discussing domestic violence and the Ray Rice controversy on ESPNs Sunday NFL Countdown, former Baltimore...

Former Titans kicker dies in car crash

NASHVILLE, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The former kicker for the Tennessee Titans, Rob Bironas, died Saturday night after a single-car accident in...

UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Philadelphia Phillies 3, Oakland Athletics 0...

Technology News

Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus phones during the first weekend

Apple made a big announcement on Monday. The company said 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices were sold in the first weekend. When the...

MAVEN currently orbiting the Red Planet

One of NASAs newest space probes has reached another milestone in its 10-month-old expedition. NASAs Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution...

Superhero-inspired Mighty Mom belt wins breast pump contest

The "Mighty Mom" breast pumping belt was declared the winner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys "Make The Breast Pump Not Suck...

NASA to get citizens involved in Mars exploration

NASA is hosting an exhibit at the World Maker Faire in New York, and they announced Saturday they have launched a new website called NASA Solve...

Entertainment News

In Photos: Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, Italian actress and legendary star of the silver screen, celebrates her 80th birthday today on September 22, 2014.

2014: The Year in Fashion

Fashion that defined the runways and red carpets of 2014.

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Miss America 2015 competition

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev wins the Miss America 2015 Competition in Atlantic City, NJ.

Business News

Report: Billionaires are hoarding mountains of cash

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A new report shows billionaires are hoarding hundreds of millions in cash as a result of their reservations about...

Alibaba IPO makes founder Jack Ma richest man in China

HONG KONG, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Alibabas record setting IPO on the NYSE made founder Jack Ma the richest man in China, topping the list of Internet...

Apple sells 10 million new iPhones during the first weekend

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Apple made a big announcement on Monday. The company said 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices were sold...

GM recalls 221,000 Cadillacs and Impalas

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- General Motors is recalling 221,000 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala cars after a problem with the electronic parking...

Travel News

Cheval Blanc Saint-Barth Isle de France opens 15 October 2014

15 October 2014 will see the unveiling of Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France, a new Maison for LVMHs Cheval Blanc collection.