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South Korea leader apologizes for affiliation with woman suspected of corruption

Elizabeth Shim
SEOUL, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologized on Tuesday for her connections to a longtime acquaintance suspected of corruption.

College football Week 8 recap: 5 things we learned; 5 top Heisman Trophy candidates

By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange
A recap of College Football in Week 8 including a big injury for Alabama, Leonard Fournette's unbelievable day and how the top Heisman Trophy candidates fared.

Surfing through selfies tied to low self-esteem?

The more people view their own and other people's selfies, the lower their self-esteem and life satisfaction they likely have, according to a new study.

Less than half of older hip fracture patients fully recover, study says

Don Rauf
For older adults, a fractured hip is often life-changing -- most never return to their former levels of independence and physical activity, new research shows.

British MP Zac Goldsmith quits Parliament over airport expansion

Stephen Feller
LONDON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- British MP Zac Goldsmith resigned from Parliament Tuesday over a decision to expand Heathrow airport, despite strong opposition from officials and voters.

Paul Beatty wins the Man Booker Prize for fiction for 'The Sellout'

Karen Butler
LONDON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Paul Beatty was declared the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for his novel "The Sellout."

Colin Powell says he's voting for Hillary Clinton

Doug G. Ware
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The man who served as former President George W. Bush's first secretary of state says he'll cross the aisle, again, to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Pentagon pledges to fix bonus issue; White House says troops shouldn't be 'nickel-and-dimed'

Doug G. Ware
PARIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The Pentagon promised a fix Tuesday to the outcry sparked by ordering service members in the National Guard to repay bonuses given them to enlist years ago.

Apple posts first yearly decline in revenue, profit since 2001

Doug G. Ware
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- For the first time in 15 years, sales and profits at Apple were lower in 2016 than they were the previous year -- but quarterly results still beat expectations.

Venezuela lawmakers approve criminal trial for Maduro as crisis deepens

Doug G. Ware
CARACAS, Venezuela, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Venezuelan lawmakers voted Tuesday to order a trial for embattled President Nicolas Maduro, on charges that he's violated the constitution to remain in power.