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Researchers locate wreckage of WWII-era battleship USS Indianapolis

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A civilian research vessel owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen located the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis, a battleship sunk...

Six police officers shot, two dead in Florida and Pennsylvania

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Two police officers were killed and four more were wounded in three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania on Friday. Kissimmee...

Boston 'Free Speech Rally' ends early as thousands march in counter-protest

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A planned "Free Speech Rally" in Massachusetts "fell apart" and ended prematurely Sunday afternoon, one of its scheduled speakers said. At...

Ex-UAW official charged in widening Fiat Chrysler fraud probe

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A retired leader of the United Auto Workers was the fourth person charged in a widening corruption probe involving the...

$535 million Powerball jackpot is fifth largest in history

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The Powerball jackpot has reached $535 million ahead of the next lottery drawing on Saturday night. The prize amount increased $25...

Funeral Held for Virginia Trooper Killed in Helicopter Crash

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a Virginia state trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring...

Va. Gov. McAuliffe: No protests at Lee monument in Richmond for now

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed an executive order to temporarily suspend demonstrations from taking place at a statue of...

Six police officers shot, one dead in Florida and Pennsylvania

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A police officer was killed and five more were wounded in three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania. Kissimmee Police Chief...

300K petition drive blocks Missouri right-to-work legislation

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Labor unions in Missouri moved to block right-to-work legislation from going into effect, submitting more than 300,000 petitions to force...

Artists, Curators Torn About Confederate Statues' Futures

Artists, historic preservationists and museum curators are watching the nation's Confederate soldier statues coming down and are torn about what should happen to them...