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Poll: Less than quarter of GOP lawmakers voice support for border wall

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Less than a quarter of Republicans in Congress actually voice support funding for President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico...

Watch live: Bloomberg Global Business Forum

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The Bloomberg Global Business Forum will begin Wednesday in New York City. The conference will feature significant heads of state and...

Music Teacher Suspended After Rap Assignment Angers Parent

A Georgia middle school music teacher who assigned homework featuring explicit rap lyrics has been suspended. Crishana Wright, the parent of a student at Bethune...

After fiery U.N. speech, Trump set to meet with British, Palestinian leaders

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A day after delivering a controversial address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump will spend Wednesday meeting with...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20M in Eco-Grants

Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations...

Category 4 Maria makes direct hit on Puerto Rico

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hurricane Maria arrived in Puerto Rico early Wednesday -- bringing with it the most severe weather conditions the U.S. territory...

Three Democratic congressmen arrested at Trump Tower protest

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Three Democratic congressmen were arrested outside Trump Tower in New York City while protesting for immigrants' rights. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva...

Jose weakens to tropical storm off U.S. East Coast

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hurricane Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but it's still expected to bring dangerous conditions to the New Jersey...

Three Democratic congressmen arrested at Trump Tower during protest

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Three Democratic congressmen were arrested outside of Trump Tower in New York City Tuesday night while protesting for immigrants' rights. Reps....

Jose weakens to tropical storm; could bring 'dangerous' surf to east coast

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it is still expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents...