Thirty years on, U2 still find relevance in ‘The Joshua Tree’

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of "The Joshua Tree" tour on Saturday by returning to the album...

NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Dennis Rasmussen to a one-year contract through the 2017-18 season on Friday. The 27-year-old center had eight goals, nine...

Computer vision techniques highlight urban change

July 7 (UPI) -- MIT researchers are using a computer vision system to quantify the physical improvement or deterioration of neighborhoods in five U.S....

Pence says Rubio dared him to touch off-limits piece of Orion...

July 7 (UPI) -- Vice President Mike Pence, who ignored a "Do Not Touch" sign during a tour of NASA's Kennedy Space Center this...

New drug for sickle cell disease approved by FDA

FRIDAY, July 7, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first new drug for sickle cell disease in nearly...

Sears shuttering 47 more stores

July 7 (UPI) -- Sears Holdings, owner and operator of Sears and Kmart, announced plans to close another 47 stores. Friday's announcement comes less than...

On This Day: 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict begins

July 8 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read in public for the first time, to people...

Kim Jong Un commemorates death anniversary of North Korea founder

July 7 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects to biological grandfather Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang Saturday, local time,...

Famous birthdays for July 8: Anjelica Huston, Kevin Bacon

July 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- Chemist John Pemberton, inventor of Coca-Cola, in 1936 --...

British fans face nerve-shredding day five at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) - Home fans were in for a nail-biting day five at Wimbledon on Friday with four Britons in third round action, including...

LG Electronics second-quarter profit likely to miss estimates on mobile unit...

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc estimated that its second-quarter operating profit rose 14 percent from a year ago, but fell short...

On This Day: Gunman kills five Dallas police officers

July 7 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1846, U.S. Navy Commodore J.D. Sloat proclaimed the annexation of California by the United States. In...

Outbreak of hantavirus infections kills three in Washington state

(Reuters) - Five people have been stricken with the rare, rodent-borne hantavirus illness in Washington state since February, three of whom have died, in...

Lockheed Martin receives $73.8 million long-range precision fires contract

July 6 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $73.8 million contract for work on Phase 2 of the U.S. Army's Long Range...

U.S. bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two U.S bombers have flown over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right...

6.5-magnitude quake kills 2, injures 100 in central Philippines

July 6 (UPI) -- At least two people died Thursday after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines, seismologists and authorities said. The quake struck...

An eager teenage Spider-Man swings into Marvel’s ‘Homecoming’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - You've seen Spider-Man swing through New York battling the Green Goblin, but you've never seen him idolize Iron Man. That...

Soccer star Lionel Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021

July 5 (UPI) -- FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi will stay with the club until June 30, 2021 after agreeing to a three-year contract...

New map reveals personality traits of communities across the United States

July 5 (UPI) -- Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have created a new interactive map revealing the well-being and personality traits of communities...

On this day: Althea Gibson is first African American to win...

July 6 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1854, the Republican Party was formally established at a meeting in New York City. In 1885,...