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Trump's pick for ambassador: 'No question Russia interfered'

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's pick to be the U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on Tuesday...

ACA fix scrapped as focus turns to Graham-Cassidy bill

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A bipartisan effort to fix the Affordable Care Act was scrapped on Tuesday as senators pressed their cases for and...

Hurricane Jose brings 'dangerous' surf to New Jersey shore

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hurricane Jose brought dangerous surf and rip currents to the New Jersey shore Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said. In its...

FEMA charters cruise ship for National Guard in U.S. Virgin Islands

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to use a cruise ship to house National Guard members in the U.S. Virgin...

EPA Employees Leak Memo on Agency's Anti-Leaking Training Courses

Employees in the Environmental Protection Agency leaked a memo Tuesday emphasizing the importance of protecting sensitive information and describing a one-hour training course for...

Navy to Use Xbox Controllers on Submarine Periscopes

The U.S. Navy's submarines will be using controllers from the Xbox video game system to control its periscope, according to The Virginian-Pilot.  Virginia-class submarines do...

LSU's Phi Delta Theta Fraternity suspended after potential hazing death

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Louisiana State University has been formally suspended after an investigation was launched into a...

FEMA Isn't Relying on Trailers to House Hurricane Victims

The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf...

Trump Golf Courses Vandalized With Slogans Critical of President

Four Trump Organization golf courses, including one at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey, residence, were vandalized with slogans critical of the administration etched...

Jose still Category 1 hurricane as it moves toward U.S. Northeast

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hurricane Jose may bring trouble to the U.S. East Coast in the coming days -- producing dangerous surf and rip...