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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra has secured 163.2 billion rupees, or $2.5 billion, in funding for his pledge to electrify every home in India. Modi announced the program's funding and goals on Monday. The effort, called Saubhagya,...
Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The United States is to replace an existing travel ban with a new target list of countries that includes North Korea and Venezuela. President Donald Trump made the announcement on Sunday, and a total of eight...
Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Mexico was struck by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning, believed to be an aftershock of another deadly earlier this month. The earthquake was centered near the town of Juchitan in Oaxaca, where director of Civil...
Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Rescuers said they detected signs of life Friday inside a ruined apartment building some 72 hours after it collapsed in an earthquake that shook central Mexico. Officials said they believe eight people are trapped in the...
Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Hurricane Maria strengthened Thursday as the Category 3 storm neared the Turks and Caicos Islands, the National Hurricane Center said. In its 8 p.m. advisory, the NHC said the eye of the storm was 85 miles...
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck early Thursday the coast of Japan and 228 miles from a nuclear power plant that had a meltdown from a 2011 quake and subsequent tsunami. The temblor hit at 2:37 a.m. in...
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations Ja Song Nam made his exit before U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his speech before the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. Ja left his seat before Trump said North...
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- More than half of the world's population still does not have access to internet, with Asia and Africa having the lowest rates of access, according to a United Nation report. Of the 7.6 billion people in...
Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The Israeli government announced Sunday that it would amend the country's adoption laws to give same-sex couples equal rights when it comes to adopting children. The Association of Israeli Gay Fathers, along with the Israel Religious...
Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Several coalition fighters were wounded by a Russian airstrike against positions held by the Syrian Democratic Forces, a militia backed by the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against the Islamic State. The U.S.-led coalition said Saturday...

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