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The Eight-Hour Workday Is a Counterproductive Lie 

The eight-hour workday started its life as a socialist dream. The Welsh textile mill owner and social reformer Robert Owens is credited as the first person to articulate it, by calling for “eight hours labor, eight hours recreation, and eight hours ...

Boeing’s Starliner capsule rolls out for first spaceflight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The newest space capsule designed to carry people, Boeing's CST-100 Starliner, rolled out of its manufacturing building and headed toward a launch pad Thursday morning at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. ...

U.S. businesses take minimum wage hikes, sick leave to court

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Many states and municipalities have enacted laws or proposed legislation in recent years to hike pay and benefits for minimum wage earners but some businesses are fighting the new costs in court. In Minnesota, the state Supreme ...

U.N. Security Council members rebuke U.S. policy shift on Israeli settlements

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The members of the U.N. Security Council strongly rebuked the United States for its announcement that it will no longer consider Israeli settlements to be illegal under international law. The members of the council Wednesday ...

Baby Jesus or Phil Collins? Church mocked over statue

Could Phil Collins actually be the incarnation of God on earth? A new statue of baby Jesus in Mexico is certainly raising the question. Nearly 22ft tall and weighing 143 stone (907kg), the statue stands in a church in the central Mexican state of ...

ACLU sues Trump administration for tracking, interrogating journalists at border

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Five American photojournalists who were allegedly tracked, detained and interrogated by the Department of Homeland Security have sued the Trump administration for violating their First Amendment rights. Filed by the American Civil ...

On This Day, Nov. 21: Rebecca Latimer Felton becomes first female U.S. senator

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1783, in Paris, Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes made the first free-flight ascent in a balloon. In 1877, Thomas Edison announced his invention of the phonograph. In 1916, the HMHS ...

Photo From 1898 Sparks Hilarious Theory That Greta Thunberg Is A Time-Traveler

A photo taken 121 years ago has sparked a hilarious internet conspiracy theory that teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is a time-traveler who landed in 2019 to save the Earth. The image shows three children operating a machine in a gold mine ...

23 Early Black Friday Tech Deals for 2019 (Updated Frequently)

Retailers love to throw the term Black Friday around a lot. A whole lot. From Black Friday marketing emails hitting your inbox mid-January to the "Black Friday in July" sales that hover around Amazon Prime Day, it's easy to think that Black Friday ...

‘Trump’s Notes’ Photographer Explains How He Got the Shot

It’s a simple photograph, just a close-up on a notepad filled with Sharpie letters scrawled in an all-caps shout. But the pad is Donald Trump’s, the notes are a strangled refutation of fact, and the image has instantly become the most iconic yet of ...

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