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Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the state of Kansas for a law that punishes people who boycott Israel, the organization announced last week. The lawsuit is based on a complaint by...
Sept. 2 (UPI) -- In a Friday night court filing, the Justice Department said there was no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim that former President Barack Obama ordered Trump Tower to be wiretapped. The court filing stated there...
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency ahead of a planned appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer at University of Florida. Scott made the designation for Alachua County, where the school is...
Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The United States will withdraw from the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO, the State Department announced Thursday, prompting Israel to do the same. A statement from State Department press secretary Heather Nauert cited the "fundamental need for...
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday, accusing it of anti-competitive practices and inappropriately excluding biosimilar competitors. Pfizer claims that J&J violated U.S. antitrust laws, denied patients across the United States...
June 15 (UPI) -- Twelve members of the Turkish president's security force are expected to face charges in Washington, D.C. for attacking protesters outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence last month. Although the Washington police have arrest warrants for the...
June 29 (UPI) -- Brick and mortar office supply giant Staples has been sold to a private equity form for $6.9 billion. Sycamore Partners, which specializes in buying retailers and currently owns Hot Topic, Nine West and Dollar Express, among...
Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Credit reporting company Equifax revealed Thursday that hackers gained access to its data and potentially the personal information of some 143 million U.S. consumers. The company said it discovered the cybersecurity breach July 29. The unauthorized...
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The death toll from heavy flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone increased to at least 300 dead and 700 missing, officials said Tuesday. A hillside collapsed on Monday during heavy rains in the mountain town of...
Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A superfund site near Houston leaked toxic chemicals after Hurricane Harvey hit the southeast Texas coast, the Environmental Protection Agency. In a news release issued Thursday, the agency said a protective cap at the San Jacinto...

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