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Elk or Bison Parenting: Navigating the Extremes

Being a parent is stressful and exhausting. There is no perfect way to raise children but parents always have to deal with thoughts of whether they're doing what's right for their children and for themselves. Katie Arnold shares an interesting ...

Florida Gators QB Feleipe Franks says baseball is a ‘backup job’

July 15 (UPI) -- Florida Gators redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks said a Major League Baseball career is his backup plan after he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox last month.Franks was drafted as a pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB ...

Golden State Warriors GM says he won’t trade guard D’Angelo Russell

July 15 (UPI) -- Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said he doesn't plan on trading new Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell after signing him earlier this off-season.Russell, who made the All-Star Game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, ...

Ford begins union negotiations; UAW leader calls for end of ‘race to the bottom’

July 15 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. and United Auto Workers leaders began labor negotiations at the Detroit automaker's headquarters Monday.Contracts between unions and the United States' largest automakers are all set to expire on Sept. 14, and Ford ...

Panicked Tree Freezes In Headlights As Car Barrels Toward It

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People Want To Raid Area 51 To ‘See Them Aliens’ And Honestly I’m Down

Area 51 has been all over the news and social media lately, and if you don’t use Facebook, congratulations, first of all, and you’re probably wondering what all the alien talk is about. I have good news and bad news. The bad news is there haven’t ...

Congresswomen describe Trump’s tweets as ‘blatantly racist’ distraction

July 15 (UPI) -- Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction Monday.Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of ...

Free agent guard Jonathan Cooper signs with Oakland Raiders

July 15 (UPI) -- Free agent guard Jonathan Cooper has signed with the Oakland Raiders, the team announced Monday.Cooper started four games with the Washington Redskins last year. He was the No. 7 overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2013 NFL ...

Cleveland Cavaliers to waive guard J.R. Smith

July 15 (UPI) -- Veteran guard J.R. Smith is now an unrestricted free agent after the Cleveland Cavaliers placed him on waivers.Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman confirmed in a press release Monday night the team is parting ways with the ...

Trump Claims He Tried To Warn Public About Epstein By Praising Him As A Terrific Guy

WASHINGTON—Noting multiple occasions when he had applauded the disgraced hedge fund manager’s affable personality, President Donald Trump claimed Monday that he tried to warn the public about Jeffrey Epstein’s behavior by praising him as a ...

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America’s soybean backup

EVANSVILLE, Ind., July 15 (UPI) -- The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall, bringing some much needed relief to the ...

Defensive tackle Grady Jarrett to sign four-year contract extension with Atlanta Falcons

July 15 (UPI) -- Veteran defensive tackle Grady Jarrett has agreed to sign a four-year, $68 million extension with the Atlanta Falcons.Jarrett, 26, was given the franchise tag earlier this off-season and would have made $15.2 million this year. The ...

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure

ORLANDO, Fla., July 15 (UPI) -- SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve.The explosion put the schedule for a crewed flight of SpaceX ...

Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena to testify about alleged Hatch Act violations

July 15 (UPI) -- White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena to testify before Congress about alleged violations of the Hatch Act on Monday.Conway did not appear for the scheduled House oversight and reform committee hearing after she ...

Guard Ben Simmons agrees to max contract extension with Philadelphia 76ers

July 15 (UPI) -- Former NBA Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons has agreed to sign a max contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers.Simmons, the No. 1 draft pick in 2016, will sign a five-year, $170 million contract with the Sixers, according to ESPN ...

Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling retires because of blood clot in leg

July 15 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling announced his retirement Monday after he missed all spring workouts with a blood clot in his leg.Boling, 30, was a fourth-round pick of the Bengals in 2011. The former Georgia Bulldog started ...

New York Giants suspend safety Kamrin Moore after domestic violence incident

July 15 (UPI) -- New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested for "an alleged domestic violence-related incident," the team announced Monday.Moore, 22, was charged with third-degree aggravated assault and ...

Man Clenches World Record by Sitting on a Toilet for Almost 5 Days

Jimmy De Frenne of Belgium sat on a toilet set up in the middle of a bar (I guess that's how they're arranged in Belgium) for 116 hours. His goal was to crack 165 hours. But he may still secure a world record, as Guinness World Records does not ...

Print the Rainbow with the Automatic Skittles Printer

Instructables member JohnO3 calls his invention the "Skittle Pixel8r". It was a sophisticated programming and mechanical challenge, as the printer produces a specific image using pre-sorted Skittles. A motor moves the hopper along to drop in one ...

Bureau of Land Management HQ to move to Colorado from D.C.

Denver, July 15 (UPI) -- The headquarters of the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management will move west to Grand Junction, Colo., Sen. Cory Gardner announced Monday.Gardner, R-Colo, said he had been urging the department to move its ...

James Alex Fields Jr. gets second life sentence for killing Heather Heyer

July 15 (UPI) -- An Ohio man received a second life sentence Monday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017.James Alex Fields Jr., 22, must serve life in prison plus ...

Don’t Answer Unsolicited Calls from Apple

Recently, you may have received an urgent-sounding voicemail from “Apple,” claiming your “financial activity” on your devices was at stake. Don’t worry—your Apple accounts are fine and the company isn’t calling users to personally warn them about ...

Suspect confesses to killing U.S. scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece

July 15 (UPI) -- A suspect confessed Monday to killing U.S. scientist Suzanne Eaton on the Greek Island of Crete.The 27-year-old suspect, who wasn't immediately identified, was brought in for questioning and confessed to the killing, police told ...

How to Fall Asleep on a Plane

Photo: Hong Nguyen (Unsplash) Mile High WeekFlying the "friendly skies" is often hell, but it doesn't have to be. It's Mile High Week, and we're investigating everything flight-related, from how to score cheap tickets to the best time to book, ...

Amazon Workers Attempting Walkout Enter 7th Hour Wandering In Ever-Expanding, Labyrinthian Warehouse

SHAKOPEE, MN—Bursting through a set of doors only to discover yet another windowless stockroom stretching out ahead of them, Amazon workers attempting a walkout Monday entered the seventh hour of wandering an ever-expanding, labyrinthian ...