DAMASCUS, Syria, Feb. 1 (UPI) — Syria protested Israel’s airstrike to the United Nations and warned of revenge, while an Iraqi newspaper said the hit occurred 48 hours before it was reported.
NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) — The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal say their computers have been attacked by Chinese hackers.
TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Eighty-five percent of U.S. military study participants had a clinically relevant sleep disorder, researchers say.
SEOUL, Jan. 31 (UPI) — North Korea’s preparations for an underground nuclear test appear complete, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo reported Friday quoting a Seoul government official.
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 31 (UPI) — The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers took the unusual step of working out on the same field Thursday in advance of their meeting in Sunday’s Super Bowl.
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Country music star Randy Travis was sentenced Thursday to 180 days in jail after pleading guilty to drunk driving in Texas, officials said.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Phil Mickelson came agonizingly close to shooting a 59 Thursday and settled for a 60 that gave him a four-shot lead at the Phoenix Open.
BOSTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) — U.S. children whose early years were spent in food insecurity and who have obese mothers are more likely to be obese in preschool, researchers say.
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 31 (UPI) — An explosion Thursday at the Mexico City offices of state oil company Pemex killed at least 14 people and injured scores more, the interior minister said.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31 (UPI) — U.S. engineers say infrared and ultraviolet images can help generate detailed maps of Hurricane Sandy damage to aid workers engaged in recovery and rebuilding.
ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of U.S. men and women even though almost 80 percent of it is preventable, a Mayo Clinic cardiologists says.
BISHOP, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Petroglyph panels stolen from a California rock art site sacred to Paiute-Shoshone Indians have been recovered by federal investigators, officials said.
DALLAS, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Spicy, fatty, greasy food and excess alcohol found in a typical Super Bowl spread provide the perfect recipe for heartburn, a U.S. digestive specialist says.
ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Humans, not disease, were responsible for the extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger, Australia’s iconic native predator, a University of Adelaide study says.
NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Gold prices moved marginally higher on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday with the dollar index flat.
PARIS, Jan. 31 (UPI) — A star considered to have passed the age at which it can form planets may, in fact, be creating new worlds, European and U.S. astronomers say.
DALLAS, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Teens who experience a positive family climate and positive family engagement showed more positive engagement when married, U.S. researchers say.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Al-Qaida’s North African branch seeks to build on its assault on a gas complex in Algeria by attacking more Western targets in the area, U.S. officials said.
NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) — The price of crude oil held above $97 per barrel overnight in New York, dropping slightly on the prospects of softer demand.
LONDON, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Red wine may give athletes a boost by increasing the amount of performance-enhancing hormone testosterone in their bodies, British researchers say.
TORONTO, Jan. 31 (UPI) — Parents of students at a Toronto high school say they are appalled at how much money it is costing them to produce a school play.
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