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Erik Spoelstra on James Harden's 40-point triple-double: "at least it wasn't 60"


Alex ButlerJan. 18 (UPI) -- Houston Rockets point guard James Harden had his way with the Miami Heat Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

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James Frain lands role in 'Star Trek: Discovery'


Karen Butler "Gotham" alum James Frain is to play Sarek, the father of the iconic character Spock, on the new sci-fi series "Star Trek: Discovery."

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Nikki Haley breaks with Trump on Russia: 'I don't think we can trust them'


Andrew V. Pestano and Doug G. WareJan. 18 (UPI) -- U.N. ambassador nominee Nikki Haley expressed a view of Russia at her confirmation hearing Wednesday that differs from her president-elect boss's.

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Orlando gunman's wife pleads 'not guilty' to aiding terrorism, obstruction


Doug G. WareJan. 18 (UPI) -- The widow of the accused Orlando nightclub shooter pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a pair of charges that say she was also complicit in the attack.

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5* review for The Beast, the Prophets and the Victory


5* review for The Beast, the Prophets and the Victory

A story of faith, of hope, in spite of terrible persecution. The final victory. Ms Dean tells a story with characters I grew to be concerned ...

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Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the Company

Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam is leaving the San Francisco-based bitcoin startup for undisclosed opportunities.
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TNT orders a sixth season of 'Major Crimes'


Karen Butler TNT says it has picked up a 13-episode, sixth season of "Major Crimes," its police drama starring Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey and Tony Denison.

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Nigeria: Toll from bungled military airstrike rises


Doug G. WareJan. 18 (UPI) -- The death toll from botched military airstrike in northeast Nigeria has risen by more than a dozen people, officials said Wednesday.

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Fed Chair Yellen: Blockchain is an 'Important Technology'

Blockchain is “an important technology” given its potential impact on the global financial system, Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen said today.
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John Legend, Metallica and Carrie Underwood to perform at the Grammys


Karen Butler John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are to perform at the 59th annual Grammy Awards show honoring excellence in music.

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Too much sitting accelerates aging: Study


HealthDay News You might age a lot faster if you sit too much, a new study warns.

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Study explores why male baboons become domestic abusers


Brooks HaysJan. 18 (UPI) -- Why do some male baboons commit domestic abuse? Simply put: they're desperate.

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NBC renews 'This is Us' for two more seasons


Karen ButlerJan. 18 (UPI) -- NBC says it has ordered two, 18-episode seasons of its hit drama series "This is Us."

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Implanted defibrillators benefit seniors: Study


HealthDay News Seniors who receive an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) have high survival rates, a new study finds.

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Conor Oberst to release new album 'Salutations'


Daniel UriaJan. 18 (UPI) -- Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst has announced a follow-up to his 2016 solo recorded album {i:Ruminations}.

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Experimental drug shows promise for sight-stealing eye condition


Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News An experimental drug may one day make treatment simpler for patients suffering from vision-threatening age-related macular degeneration, researchers say.

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FDA offers guidance on fish intake for kids, pregnant women


HealthDay News A new FDA guideline classifies fish into three categories of safety to help pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers and parents of young children.

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Disney video shows connections among Pixar movies


Karen Butler The Walt Disney Co. has released online a video showing how many of its Pixar animated movies are connected.

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Soft robotic sleeve shows promise for failing hearts


Amy Norton, HealthDay News Scientists are reporting some early success with a "soft robotic" device aimed at treating advanced heart failure.

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Obama talks Russia, Trump, future at final press briefing


Doug G. WareJan. 18 (UPI) -- For the last time, President Obama on Wednesday stood at the White House podium and took a variety of questions about his views after eight years in office.

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Israeli air force conducts first F-35 night sortie


Ryan MaassJan. 18 (UPI) -- Israeli air force pilots conducted their first night flight with the F-35 since receiving the new 5th-generation fighter jets.

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Gal Gadot and Jason Statham fight side by side in early Super Bowl ad


Daniel UriaJan. 18 (UPI) -- Gal Gadot and Jason Statham team up to take out a group of restaurant attackers in a commercial to air during Super Bowl 51.

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Deep seafloor valleys found beneath West Antarctic glaciers


Brooks HaysJan. 18 (UPI) -- New analysis of gravity data has revealed the presence of large seafloor valleys hiding beneath the glaciers of West Antarctica.

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AUDS counter-UAV system achieves TRL-9 status


Ryan MaassJan. 18 (UPI) -- Blighter Surveillance Systems' AUDS counter-UAV defense system recently achieved TRL-9 status following deployment with the U.S. armed forces.