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A 'very complex' case: The events that led to an arrest in the Idaho student slayings

The quadruple homicide stunned the college community of Moscow, sparking weeks of speculation and thousands of tips before culminating in an arrest.
Officers investigate the deaths of four University of Idaho students
Officers investigate the deaths of four University of Idaho students

Doctors combine a pig kidney transplant and a heart device in bid to extend a woman’s life

Lisa Pisano, 54, is only the second patient ever to receive a pig kidney.
Lisa Pisano looks at her phone with hospital staff
Lisa Pisano looks at her phone with hospital staff

Cicadas are so noisy in a South Carolina county that residents are calling the police

Trillions of red-eyed periodical cicadas are emerging from underground in the eastern U.S. this month.
A periodical cicada nymph is held
A periodical cicada nymph is held
7h ago

Pacers' star Tyrese Haliburton says rival fan directed racist slur at his brother during playoff game

The fan denied the accusation to a team representative, the Milwaukee Bucks said.
Indiana Pacers v Milwaukee Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton said a fan directed a racial slur at his younger brother during Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks.
 - Game Two
Indiana Pacers v Milwaukee Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton said a fan directed a racial slur at his younger brother during Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks.
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9h ago

U.S. tourist faces 12 years in prison after bringing ammunition to Turks and Caicos

Ryan Watson traveled to the popular vacation spot with his wife to celebrate his 40th birthday. The vacation came to an abrupt end when airport staff found bullets in the couple’s carry-on luggage.
U.S. tourist faces 12 years in prison after bringing ammo to Turks and Caicos
U.S. tourist faces 12 years in prison after bringing ammo to Turks and Caicos
10h ago

Top prospects and storylines to watch ahead of the first round of the NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears are expected to take USC QB Caleb Williams at No. 1, but what follows?
Photo illustration of Caleb Williams, Marvin Harrison Jr., and Jayden Daniels
Photo illustration of Caleb Williams, Marvin Harrison Jr., and Jayden Daniels
11h ago

U.S. prosecutors seek 36-month sentence for ex-Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao

A memorandum states that Zhao should serve a higher sentence that suggested under advisory guidelines to “reflect the gravity of his crimes.”
Binance founder and chief executive Changpeng Zhao.
Binance founder and chief executive Changpeng Zhao.
11h ago

Campus protests live update: Encampments continue at Columbia as police descend on protesters at University of Texas at Austin

Columbia University said earlier in the day that student protesters had agreed to take down “a significant number of tents” but the protests continue.
Image: Pro-Palestinian Protests Continue At Columbia University In New York City
Image: Pro-Palestinian Protests Continue At Columbia University In New York City
11h ago

Airlines must cough up cancellation cash and can no longer hide fees under new federal rule

Airlines will be required to give refunds in cash for things like canceled or seriously changed or delayed flights, the administration said.
Image: Salt Lake City travellers
Image: Salt Lake City travellers
12h ago

Migrants indicted in Texas over alleged border breach after judge dismissed charges

On Monday, a county judge had thrown out the charges against those who were arrested this month, ruling there was insufficient probable cause
Immigrants walk through razor wire after crossing the border from Mexico, in El Paso, Texas
Immigrants walk through razor wire after crossing the border from Mexico, in El Paso, Texas
17h ago

Someone fishing with a magnet dredged up new evidence in Georgia couple’s killing, officials say

A man accused of peddling a 1966 Ford Mustang he didn't have to victim Bud Runion has pleaded not guilty to murder as prosecutors seek death.
Image: Elrey \"Bud\" Runion and his wife June Runion murder victims
Image: Elrey \"Bud\" Runion and his wife June Runion murder victims