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Landmarks to go dark Saturday night for 'Earth hour'

March 25 (UPI) — Some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks are going dark Saturday night in observance of Earth hour to raise awareness about global warming. Landmarks from the Eifel Tower in Paris to the Empire State Building in ...

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Human skull and bipedalism evolved side-by-side

March 17 (UPI) — New research by anthropologists at Stony Brook University and the University of Texas at Austin confirm the human skull and bipedalism co-evolved. Scientists have previously linked bipedalism with the emergence of a key feature of the ...

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Finn Jones responds to negative 'Iron Fist' reviews, calls show 'fantastic'

March 13 (UPI) —Iron Fist star Finn Jones is defending the series from critics who have found Netflix’s latest Marvel outing to be less than satisfactory. “Well I think there’s multiple factors. What I will say is these shows are ...

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Brave Wisconsin woman pulls jar from skunk's head

March 9 (UPI) — A heroic Wisconsin woman stepped in to help when authorities told her they were unable to rescue a skunk with a glass jar stuck on its head. Brandy McNeill posted a video to Facebook showing the ...

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110 die of hunger in two days in one region of Somalia

March 5 (UPI) — At least 110 people — mostly women and children — died from hunger over 48 hours in one region of drought-stricken Somalia, the nation’s prime minister said. Hassan Ali Khaire announced the number of fatalities during ...

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2017 WGC-Mexico Championship: Top picks and how to watch

The 2017 WGC-Mexico Championship comes on the heels of an exciting Honda Classic, won byRickie Fowler. It will be played for the first time in Mexico City, Mexico, at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Among those to play in the tournament, ...

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Palestinian workers killed by toxic gas in Gaza tunnel

Feb. 25 (UPI) — Three Palestinian workers were killed while repairing a smuggling tunnel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. Gaza’s civil defense authority said the three died after inhaling toxic gas inside the tunnel. The workers were exposed to ...

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Hoda Kotb of 'Today' adopts baby girl

Feb. 21 (UPI) — Hoda Kotb is a first-time mom. The 52-year-old Today show anchor confirmed on Tuesday’s episode that she recently adopted a daughter, Haley Joy, after hinting at the news on Twitter. “That little girl, Haley Joy, is ...

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Spain's princess absolved, husband sentenced in tax fraud trial

Feb. 17 (UPI) — The Infanta of Spain Princess Cristina Federica has been cleared in a tax fraud case, though her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Urdangarin, a former Olympic handball player, ...

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Study shows drug may prevent infertility in cancer patients

Feb. 13 (UPI) — Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio, or UTSA, have found that a drug previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients could also prevent infertility. Infertility is a common problem for cancer patients, ...

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