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South Korea to assess OPCON readiness with exercises

Jan. 21 (UPI) — South Korea’s military said Tuesday it could begin to carry out “Full Operational Capability” of the United Nations Command per an earlier agreement with the United States. The plan, still at its early stages, addresses calls for wartime operational control or

Look: Carson Daly, wife Siri expecting baby girl

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Carson Daly and his wife are expecting a baby girl. The Today co-host and his wife, Siri Daly, announced during a cooking segment on the show Tuesday that they’re expecting their third daughter in March. Daly said Siri Daly is due

John Legend, DJ Khaled to honor Nipsey Hussle at Grammys

Jan. 21 (UPI) — John Legend, DJ Khaled and more will be taking part in an all-star tribute to late rapper Nipsey Hussle at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. Kirk Franklin, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch and YG will also honor Hussle. Hussle, whose real name

Pot use may increase health risk for those with heart disease

Over 2 million Americans with heart disease have used marijuana, despite evidence that it might be harmful to them, a new research review finds. The report, published in the Jan. 28 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, comes at a time

Watch: Elephant wanders into lobby of Sri Lanka hotel

Jan. 21 (UPI) — A video recorded at a hotel in Sri Lanka shows an Asian elephant that wandered into the building and went for a stroll around the lobby. A video tweeted by user @upidaisy shows the elephant poking around the lobby of the

Ashley Graham gives birth to baby boy

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Ashley Graham is a new mom. The 32-year-old model announced Monday on Instagram Stories that she welcomed her first child, a son, with her husband, Justin Ervin. “At 6:00pm on Saturday our lives changed for the better,” she wrote. “Thank you

Risk of kidney injury in contrast CT imaging overstated, experts say

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Two major healthcare professional societies issued consensus statements Tuesday in support of the use of IV-administered contrast solutions during CT scans. The groups — the American College of Radiology and the National Kidney Foundation — highlight the enhanced diagnostic accuracy afforded

Tim Tebow marries model Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in South Africa

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Former football star and current Minor League Baseball player Tim Tebow began his week by marrying former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in South Africa. Tebow and Nel-Peters married Monday at the La Paris Estate in Cape Town. The 2007 Heisman Trophy

McDonald’s Korea chief resigns amid burger probe

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (UPI) — McDonald’s Korea Managing Director Melanie Joh announced her resignation Monday, just days after she promised to improve the company in her New Year message. The chief executive, who took charge of McDonald’s Korea in 2016, announced her departure in a

Look: Christina Milian gives birth to son with Matt Pokora

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Christina Milian is a mom of two. The 38-year-old singer and actress took to Instagram Monday after welcoming a son, Isaiah, with her boyfriend, French singer-songwriter Matt Pokora. Milian shared a black-and-white photo of her baby boy holding onto one of

North Korea not responsive to Seoul tourism offer

Jan. 21 (UPI) — North Korea did not answer South Korea’s proposal of permitting individual or independent tourists to travel to the North on Tuesday, focusing instead on “internal solidarity.” North Korean silence on Seoul’s offer of friendlier ties comes a few days after reports

In Photos: NFL season highlights

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan raises the George Halas Trophy with broadcaster Terry Bradshaw after winning the NFC Championship at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on January 19, 2020. The 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 37-20. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI

China court sentences ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei to prison

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Meng Hongwei, the former head of global law enforcement organization Interpol, was sentenced Tuesday to more than 13 years in prison on corruption charges. Meng, 66, was sentenced at Tianjin No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court and fined nearly $300,000 following a

Watch: Ozzy Osbourne shares Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Jan. 21 (UPI) — Ozzy Osbourne is going public about his diagnosis with Parkinson‘s disease. The 71-year-old singer discussed his health, including his 2019 fall and his struggle with Parkinson’s disease, in a joint interview with his wife, Sharon Osbourne, Tuesday on Good Morning America.

Korean firm’s bio-capsule collects data from inside cows

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (UPI) — A South Korean biotech startup has found a new way for cows to communicate with their owners — through a swallowed capsule that can collect biometric data. The bio-capsule developed by uLikeKorea is based on “Internet of things” technology. It

Family therapy better for youths at risk for bipolar disorder

Therapy for the entire family might help kids and teens vulnerable to bipolar disorder stay healthy longer, new research suggests. Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Colorado and Stanford University studied 127 young people from ages 9 to 17. They

MLK’s voice was shaped by heritage of black preaching

The name Martin Luther King Jr. is iconic in the United States. President Barack Obama mentioned King in both his Democratic National Convention nomination acceptance and victory speeches in 2008, when he said, “[King] brought Americans from every corner of this land to stand together

Coach Kerry Coombs leaving Titans for Ohio State DC job

Jan. 20 (UPI) — Tennessee Titans defensive backs coach Kerry Coombs is returning to Ohio State as defensive coordinator. The Buckeyes announced the hire Monday. Coombs previously coached at Ohio State from 2012 to 2017. He had several roles with the Buckeyes, including cornerbacks coach,