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Avoid Plagiarism With Google’s New Assignments Tool

Image: Pexels Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work. Wednesday Google announced Assignments, an updated version ...

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations. The "lookback window" was established by the state's Child Victims Act, ...

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Studies measuring the consensus on human-caused climate change suggest roughly 95 percent of climate scientists agree that human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are causing the planet to warm at an accelerated rate. But according to ...

Illegal Pig Semen Syndicate Caught Smuggling Hog Sperm Into Australia Via Shampoo Bottles

The farmers wanted to increase the fertility of their own pigs as Danish hogs produce more pigs per litter, but in so doing, they ran the risk of introducing Australian pigs to foreign diseases like pig plague. FreeStockPhotos.BizPig semen from ...

Explosions at Baghdad weapons depot blamed on Israel, U.S.

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Explosions in a Baghdad munitions depot this week were said to be deliberate by a former Iraqi minister who blamed them on Israel. A weapons storage facility at the Saqr military base in southern Baghdad exploded. Adjacent to a ...

How to Drink Your Way Through Your Summer Berry Haul

Photo: Claire Lower If you’ve ever gone berry picking, you know how it easy it is to pick an insane amount of berries. Each plump piece of fruit begs to be pulled from the vine, and before you know it you have flats full of fruit and big ...

Watch: Wild donkeys make a mess in California neighborhood

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A California woman captured video of a herd of wild donkeys making trouble in her neighborhood by raiding a neighbor's trash. The woman said she was on her way home from picking her son up from daycare in Moreno Valley when she ...

Family sues after DNA kit reveals fertility clinic secret

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The DNA kit that an Ohio woman gave her parents as a Christmas gift last year was meant to draw the Cartellones closer together. Instead, it threw their lives into disarray before finally leading them to court. Rebecca ...

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Walking and other light workouts may help to extend the survival time of people with advanced colorectal cancer, new research shows. Those with the condition who performed low-intensity exercise for four or more hours a week saw ...

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt ‘religious’ contractors from bias claims

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices. The 46-page rule was filed Wednesday ...

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