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Police, FBI find narcotics, guns in Juice WRLD’s luggage

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Chicago police and FBI reported they found narcotics and weapons in the luggage of late rapper Juice WRLD, who died Sunday. Police and FBI searched the plane and found 70 lbs. of marijuana and six bottles of codeine in the luggage as ...

Washington Nationals re-sign Stephen Strasburg to seven-year, $245M deal

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals re-signed All-Star pitcher Stephen Strasburg to a seven-year deal, the team announced Monday. League sources told ESPN and MLB Media that Strasburg's contract is worth a record-setting $245 million. The ...

Disparity in Tech Jobs, Green Monday Deals, and More News

Disparity in tech jobs is still a thing, and holiday deals are in full swing, but first: a cartoon about how video conferences spiral out of control. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup ...

Peter Frates, co-founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, dies at 34

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Peter Frates, co-founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised more than $200 million dollars worldwide for research into the neurodegenerative disease, has died at age 34. Frates' family confirmed his death Monday in a ...

Diabetes patients turning to black market as costs skyrocket, study shows

Dec. 9 -- Skyrocketing prices and insurance limits are driving many people with diabetes to seek medications and supplies from an underground supply chain, a new study found. "The cost of insulin, which is required in type 1 diabetes and a subset of ...

Study: Light drinking may increase cancer risk by nearly 20 percent

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The holidays may be a time for celebration, but the findings of a new study put a might damper on that good cheer. In a study published Monday by the journal Cancer, researchers found that even light to moderate alcohol consumption ...

Watch live: Democrats lay out impeachment case against President Donald Trump

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Democratic investigators began to detail their impeachment case against President Donald Trump at a hearing on Capitol Hill Monday, presenting evidence to the House judiciary committee. The House intelligence committee's ...

Navy needs plan for goal of 355-ship fleet, acting secretary says

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The goal of a 355-ship U.S. Navy is still an active policy in need of a plan, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said. Modly confirmed Friday that the Navy continues to look to a 355-vessel fleet during a conference, but cautioned ...

Obesity linked to changes in brain structure, impulsivity

Dec. 9 -- Childhood obesity may be linked to changes in brain structure that might result in impulsive kids who struggle with problem-solving, a new study reports. Overweight and obese children tend to have a thinner prefrontal cortex, a part of the ...

Giant waves in the jet stream threaten global food production

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Unique atmospheric wave patterns in the jet stream increase the odds of multiple global heatwaves happening at once, threatening global food security, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. When ...

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