U.S.

GE to sell off $20B worth of businesses after 'unacceptable' Q3 earnings

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Mega-conglomerate General Electric announced Friday that it will sell about $20 billion worth of its business operations, after third quarter...

Gallup: Rate of American adults without health insurance rises

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The percentage of American adults without health insurance rose to 12.3 percent in the third quarter, a Gallup survey released...

Las Vegas shooting: Judge orders MGM Resorts to maintain evidence

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A judge issued a restraining order preventing MGM Resorts from destroying evidence and cleaning up areas involved in the Route...

White House drug panel eyes role of policy in opioid crisis

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump's commission on drug and opioid addiction will meet Friday morning to discuss what role, if any, health...

Obama voices concern for U.S. on first campaign trip

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The two commanders in-chief who preceded President Donald Trump have each voiced concerns about aspects of the new U.S. administration...

Alabama inmate who killed police officer defiant before execution

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The state of Alabama on Thursday night executed convicted killer Torrey Twayne McNabb, after a flurry of last-minute appeals failed. McNabb's...

Texas city offers Harvey relief in exchange for Israel no-boycott pledge

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas city is telling its residents that if they want aid to rebuild from Hurricane Harvey, they have to...

Police: St. Louis cashier killed man believing he stole candy

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A St. Louis gas station clerk was charged for murder this week for allegedly shooting a customer dead, believing he'd...

Federal judge refuses to erase Arpaio's conviction from court records

Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio received a pardon from President Donald Trump, but the judge who found him...

Social media's role in Russian meddling: Focus turns to election laws

Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation to regulate political ads appearing on digital platforms as U.S. officials dig...