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Watch live: Day 2 of President Joe Biden's climate summit to focus on technology, economy
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 06:59:48 -0400
President Joe Biden and his administration will open up the second and final day of their climate summit on Friday with a focus on investing in global warming mitigation innovations.
Indonesia military detects object in search for missing submarine; Australia, U.S. join effort
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 05:29:26 -0400
The Indonesian military said it has detected an object in the search area of a missing submarine with 53 people on board as foreign nations join in the rescue effort.
Strategic command: U.S. 'ready for just about anything' from North Korea
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 03:52:22 -0400
The United States is prepared to handle any military threat from North Korea, the leader of the U.S. Strategic Command said, adding the country remains dedicated to fulfilling its security promises to South Korea.
UPI News Quiz: 'Mortal Kombat,' purple iPhone, Walter Mondale
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 03:00:07 -0400
Latest 'Mortal Kombat' movie released, Apple unveils purple iPhone 12, Walter Mondale dies at 93... how closely did you follow the headlines this week? Take the UPI News Quiz for April 23, 2021.
On This Day, April 23: Rhythm Club fire kills 209 Black patrons
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 03:00:07 -0400
On April 23, 1940, a fire at the Rhythm Club in Natchez, Miss., claimed the lives of 209 people, all Black patrons.
British lawmakers declares genocide is being committed in China's Xinjiang region
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 01:46:43 -0400
Britain's parliament has become the latest government to declare China's treatment of its Uighur citizens as genocide, attracting the condemnation of Beijing.
Russia to end military buildup near Ukraine's border by May
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 22:20:04 -0400
Russia will end its military buildup for exercises near Ukraine's eastern border by May, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.
Doctors confirm first cases of COVID-19 at Mount Everest
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 22:00:16 -0400
Doctors confirmed the first COVID-19 cases at Mount Everest following Nepal's decision to reopen the world's tallest peak to foreign climbers.
DoD to assess climate change effects at installations worldwide
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 21:25:22 -0400
The Department of Defense has adopted and expanded a tool developed by the Army Corps of Engineers and will use it project the effects of climate change on almost 1,400 locations, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
California State University, University of California to require COVID-19 vaccinations for fall term
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 20:38:29 -0400
The California State University and University of California systems announced Thursday that they plan to require students, faculty and staff returning to campuses to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.