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LA leaders take back Occupy deal

November 25, 2011

LA leaders take back Occupy deal
DAVIS, Calif. (UPI) -- Occupy Los Angeles leaders said city officials reneged on an offer to lease office space... More >>>

Most U.S. voters see Iran as threat

November 25, 2011

HAMDEN, Conn. (UPI) -- Six out of 10 U.S. voters say sanctions are not an effective tool for stopping Iran's nuclear program and about half... More >>>

Man not guilty of killing 5 teens in 1978

November 25, 2011

NEWARK, N.J. (UPI) -- A New Jersey man was acquitted Wednesday of killing five teenagers who vanished in 1978.
Lee Anthony Evans, 58, was... More >>>

More people claim having toxic enhancement

November 25, 2011

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (UPI) -- Police in Florida said more people are claiming they suffered life-threatening injuries from a buttocks-enhancement... More >>>

LA seeks to make parks from foreclosures

November 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- Los Angeles said it plans to create 50 new city parks with some of the space coming from at least 10 foreclosed properties.
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Casino gambling legalized in Massachusetts

November 25, 2011

BOSTON (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill making casino gambling legal in the state.
Patrick, who pushed for the... More >>>

Atlanta counterfeiter pleads guilty

November 25, 2011

ATLANTA (UPI) -- An Atlanta man has admitted in federal court he created $1.2 million in counterfeit money by turning $5 bills into $100 bills.
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No debt deal...Now what?

November 23, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The administration upped pressure on Congress, unveiling a calculator to show U.S. taxpayers how much money is at stake... More >>>

Obama presses payroll tax holiday

November 23, 2011

MANCHESTER, N.H., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- President Obama Tuesday called on Congress to extend the Social Security payroll tax cut following the... More >>>

Romney hits Obama in new campaign

November 23, 2011

MANCHESTER, N.H. (UPI) -- Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney used President Obama's visit to New Hampshire to release an aggressive... More >>>

Perry signs Family Leader marriage pledge

November 23, 2011

DES MOINES, IA (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has become the latest Republican presidential candidate to sign a controversial marriage pledge, the... More >>>

Poll: Partisan divide on taxes, spending

November 23, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Americans are divided along partisan lines on whether to raise taxes for the wealthy or cut domestic spending to reduce the... More >>>

LA offers new camp site; NYC media upset

November 23, 2011

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- Occupy movement protesters in Los Angeles were offered a new base camp, while police in Houston investigated a shooting near... More >>>

Supreme Court asked to rule on drug dogs

November 23, 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI) -- Florida has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether a sniff by a trained narcotics detection dog is itself... More >>>

WikiLeaks suspect preliminary hearing set

November 23, 2011

FORT MEADE, Md.-- A military hearing for the Army private accused of giving classified materials to WikiLeaks will be next month at Fort Meade,... More >>>

State AG fighting debt-collection war

November 23, 2011

CHICAGO (UPI) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she plans to try to stop debt collectors from relying on arrest warrants to pursue... More >>>

Indiana Republicans want right-to-work law

November 23, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) -- Passing a so-called right-to-work bill will be the top priority among Republicans in the Indiana legislature in the upcoming... More >>>

Obama presses American Jobs Act

November 23, 2011

MANCHESTER, N.H. (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday headed for New Hampshire to talk up what he thinks needs to be done in the wake of... More >>>

Hurricane Kenneth could pick up steam

November 23, 2011

MIAMI (UPI) -- Hurricane Kenneth, moving in the eastern Pacific Ocean, was expected to intensify Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami... More >>>

Neo-Nazi group adopts a highway

November 23, 2011

WILMINGTON, Del. (UPI) -- Delaware is allowing a couple with neo-Nazi views to participate in its adopt a rural roadway program, the state... More >>>

Marines review atheists' complaint

November 23, 2011

SAN DIEGO (UPI) -- The Marine Corps said it is reviewing a complaint that a 13-foot cross overlooking Camp Pendleton in California violates the... More >>>

Principal gets 30 years for secret videos

November 23, 2011

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (UPI) -- A former Iowa elementary school principal has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for secretly videotaping students... More >>>

Illinois teacher charged with changing grades

November 23, 2011

ANTIOCH, Ill. (UPI) -- A teacher at a Chicago-area high school has been charged with using a computer password to change 64 students' grades,... More >>>

Gingrich latest leader of the GOP pack

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Sitting atop the leaderboard in politics, as in golf, can be fleeting -- ask any of the one-time leaders in the Republican... More >>>

GOP congressional members slow to endorse

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Congressional endorsements are noticeably absent in the 2012 Republican U.S. presidential primary -- just six weeks before the... More >>>

Supercommittee pressed to meet deadline

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., countered Democratic criticism he blocked efforts to reach a deficit-cutting deal as the supercommittee... More >>>

Obama signs bill to help vets get hired

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Legislation that gives tax breaks to companies that hire military veterans was signed into law Monday by U.S.... More >>>

Michelle Obama booed at Ford 400

November 22, 2011

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (UPI) -- Boos for first lady Michelle Obama were heard amid the roar of engines before the start of the Ford 400 at... More >>>

Occupy protesters called 'anti-American'

November 22, 2011

GURNEE, Ill. (UPI) -- Members of the nationwide Occupy protests are "anti-American" and that includes veterans who join the protesters, Rep. Joe... More >>>

Medicaid cuts concern Texas physicians

November 22, 2011

FORT WORTH, Texas (UPI) -- Physician groups in Texas say proposed cuts in government healthcare reimbursement rates would hurt the poorest Texas... More >>>

New York terror suspect arraigned

November 22, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- The man accused of plotting to build and detonate bombs in New York was arraigned and ordered held without bail.
At his... More >>>

U.S. fears CIA spies caught, executed

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The United States fears many CIA operatives in Iran and Lebanon have been caught and executed, current and former U.S.... More >>>

Man with AK-47s gets in shootout with cops

November 22, 2011

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (UPI) -- A Kissimmee, Fla., man opened fire on a St. Cloud home early Monday before shooting at police officers and ultimately... More >>>

Rep. Kildee denies molestation accusation

November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee denies allegations he sexually assaulted a family member about 50 years ago and says the family is... More >>>

Texas town faces loss of water

November 22, 2011

GROESBECK, Texas (UPI) -- A small town in Texas in the grip of record-setting drought faces the possibility it will run out of water by the first... More >>>

'Wrong drug' death brings lawsuit

November 22, 2011

MIAMI, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The family of a dialysis patient is suing a Florida hospital it says accidentally gave a fatal dose of a drug that induces... More >>>

Family fears missing mom carjacked

November 22, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -- Family members say an Orlando mother who disappeared Thursday may have been the victim of a carjacking.
The Orlando... More >>>

Police search park for signs of toddler

November 22, 2011

KIRKLAND, Wash. (UPI) -- Investigators say several items of interest were found while searching a Kirkland, Wash., park for evidence in the case... More >>>

Robbers bell-ringer's collection money

November 22, 2011

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (UPI) -- A Salvation Army bell-ringer was robbed in front of a North Canton, Ohio, Kmart by four youths who said they had a... More >>>

GOP supercommittee members: trying to reach deal

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Republican U.S. senator said Saturday GOP members on the deficit-reduction supercommittee are making huge compromises to... More >>>

Supercommittee failure likely

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. congressional supercommittee's likely failure to agree on deficit reduction is likely to set up another fiscal wrangle... More >>>

Moody Analyst: No deal for supercommittee

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Economist Mark Zandi said Sunday he thinks the congressional supercommittee won't be able to reach a deal to cut the U.S.... More >>>

Kerry: Leave Obama out of supercommittee

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A ranking Democrat on the congressional supercommittee said there was no need to blame U.S. President Barack Obama for its... More >>>

Democrat supercommittee member not optimistic

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON(UPI) -- The Democratic leader on the congressional supercommittee said Sunday the outlook for a bipartisan plan to slash the U.S. debt... More >>>

U.S. to impose more sanctions against Iran

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. government plans to impose sanctions against Iran's petrochemical industry, barring foreign countries from doing... More >>>



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