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Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Border Patrol agents in San Diego said the arrests of 30 people in the country illegally led to the discovery of a cross-border smuggling tunnel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the Border Patrol agents arrested...
Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago blasted a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging the fast food chain Subway cheated its customers by serving "foot-long subs" that weren't actually a foot long. Judge Diane Sykes of the...
Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hurricane Harvey increased in strength to Category 3, with winds of 125 mph Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. With the 2 p.m. update by the NWS, Harvey is now considered a "major" hurricane, a...
Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Emergency officials issued mandatory evacuations for some counties and cities in southeast Texas on Thursday as Hurricane Harvey inches closer to the gulf coast. The city of Port Aransas in Nueces County was the first to...
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Former FBI Director James Comey accepted a role as guest lecturer at Howard University in Washington, D.C., the school announced Wednesday. The historically black university named Comey its keynote speaker for the opening convocation for the...
Aug. 22 (UPI) -- IBM on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Walmart, Kroger and a group of other food businesses to use blockchain technology to trace the origin of foodstuffs amid potential food-borne illness outbreaks. The technology, which IBM describes...
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington D.C.'s hot, humid summer has certainly caused those in the nation's capital to sweat it out, but it's just what the city's three corpse flowers -- which bloom with a violent stench -- needed. The...
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Joe's Crab Shack, the chain of beach-themed seafood restaurants, has closed at least 40 locations as the company undergoes a bankruptcy and sale. Consumerist confirmed the location closings from readers and calls to the Crab Shack....
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A retired leader of the United Auto Workers was the fourth person charged in a widening corruption probe involving the union and executives at Fiat Chrysler. Federal prosecutors said retired UAW Associate Director Virdell King conspired...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Still technically on vacation, President Donald Trump on Friday departed for Camp David for a high-level meet with his national security team to discuss various issues -- including future military plans in Afghanistan. Trump left his...

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