Sept. 15 (UPI) — A three-story residential building’s decks collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters and children, in south New Jersey, officials said. One day later on Sunday, all but three of them were released from hospitals, including three children, NJ.com reported.
In 2010, physicists in Germany reported that they had made an exceptionally precise measurement of the size of the proton, the positively charged building block of atomic nuclei. The result was very puzzling. Randolf Pohl of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and collaborators
We’re only just beginning to discover how sleep can make us happier and healthier. So it makes sense that, in its newest wearable, Fitbit places so much emphasis on its sleep tracking technology. It’s an especially shrewd move, since the newest Apple Watch still has
Late Thursday, while a Democratic presidential debate was absorbing most of the available attentional oxygen, Harvard president Lawrence Bacow released a letter acknowledging the $6.5 million Epstein gave to Harvard to start the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, as well as a fellowship Epstein had at
At first, Lotsof had no desire to spend a day and a half hallucinating, so he gave the dose to a friend. A month later, his friend called in the middle of the night and told him the drug was so revolutionary that they had
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 15 (UPI) — Dolphins in Florida waters are carrying potentially deadly bacteria that show increased resistance to antibiotics, according to new research published this weekend. The presence of the resistant germs in the Indian River Lagoon, which stretches from central to south
Sept. 15 (UPI) — Those born on this date in history are under the sign of Virgo. They include: — Italian explorer Marco Polo in 1254 — Novelist James Fenimore Cooper in 1789 — William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States, in 1857
Sept. 15 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1812, Russians set fire to Moscow in an effort to keep out Napoleon and his invading French troops. In 1954, the famous scene in which Marilyn Monroe is shown laughing as her skirt is blown
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Singer Jesse McCartney and actress Katie Paterson are engaged, they announced Saturday. “Locked it up,” McCartney wrote on Instagram. The message captioned a photo of the couple kissing. A large diamond ring can be seen on Paterson’s hand, which is touching
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Italy granted permission to a ship carrying 82 Libyan migrants to dock Saturday in Lampedusa, Sicily, and allowed the passengers to disembark. The Ocean Viking rescued the migrants nearly a week ago in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship carried 58 men,
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia. A Yemeni military spokesman told the Houthi-run Al-Masirah news agency it was a “large-scale”
Since Humberto formed so far to the east, impact on the Bahamas and the United States will be minuscule when compared to that of Dorian. As of 5 p.m. EDT Saturday, Tropical Storm Humberto was located about 70 miles north of Great Abaco Island, Bahamas,
Sept. 14 (UPI) — President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Their discussion came three days before Netanyahu faces snap elections after being unable to form a coalition
Sept. 14 (UPI) — The family members of a late Illinois doctor found the preserved remains of 2,246 aborted babies in his home, the local sheriff’s office said. The remains were stored at the Will County, Ill., home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, who died Sept.
If it weren’t for the selfless help of two strangers and their own creative thinking, Curtis Whitson and his family may never have been found. CNNCurtis Whitson had traversed the route before, but torrential currents and lack of rappelling rope trapped him and his family.
We all love food. And even if you don’t love it, at the very least, we all eat food. And there are a ton of wacky foods out there, including tacos and taco toppings. Don’t believe me? Try a wacky taco and tell me what
Sept. 14 (UPI) — MoviePass’ parent company shut down service Saturday that in its heyday allowed subscribers to see a movie a day for about $10 a month. While the company has been able to salvage the service in the past through hiking up prices
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartment. Twelve jurors and four alternates were selected in a jury selection process that began
Sept. 14 (UPI) — African leaders paid tribute Saturday to Zimbabwe’s founding father Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from nearly four decades of leadership two years ago, at a state funeral. Thousands mourned Mugabe at his official funeral in the capital Harare. Family members, along
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia has cut its oil output in half after Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia. The Yemen military spokesman told the Houthi-run Al-Masirah news agency it was a “large-scale”
Sept. 14 (UPI) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, a high-ranking al-Qaida member and son of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation. The operation occurred in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region, Trump’s White House statement said. “The loss of Hamza
Sept. 14 (UPI) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed Saturday with Beijing supporters in a mall. In the standoff at a mall in Kowloon Bay, dozens of pro-government protesters waved Chinese flags and chanted “support the police,” as pro-democracy demonstrators gathered dressed in black outfits
Sept. 14 (UPI) — A working 18-karat solid-gold toilet worth $1.25 million was stolen from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, officials said Saturday. The palace, which is the birthplace and ancestral home of Winston Churchill, confirmed the theft in the early hours Saturday of the toilet, which
The god Jupiter was a cheating punk. Always sleeping with mortals was he, and enshrouding himself with thick clouds so his wife wouldn’t know what he was up to. Except, ha! His wife Juno had the power to see through his fake atmosphere. Which, obviously,