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6h ago

Bison gores Yellowstone visitor in second encounter in days

In Wednesday's incident, which is not life-threatening, a woman and her daughter inadvertently approached bison, and one charged at her.
A bison bull grazes in the fog in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming on Dec. 29, 2020.
A bison bull grazes in the fog in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming on Dec. 29, 2020.
7h ago

USC, UCLA leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten

The L.A. schools have been affiliated with the venerable "Conference of Champions" for a century, but the lure of big football revenue drew the Trojans and the Bruins to the Midwest.
Kazmeir Allen #19 of the UCLA Bruins catches a pass and runs for a touchdown past Isaac Taylor-Stuart #6 of the USC Trojans in the first half of a NCAA football game in Los Angeles on Nov. 20, 2021.
Kazmeir Allen #19 of the UCLA Bruins catches a pass and runs for a touchdown past Isaac Taylor-Stuart #6 of the USC Trojans in the first half of a NCAA football game in Los Angeles on Nov. 20, 2021.

More men are seeking vasectomies now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe

The Cleveland Clinic said it normally gets three to four requests a day for vasectomies but that it got 90 from Friday to Wednesday.
Sam Peagler and with his wife.
Sam Peagler and with his wife.

New updates in Emmett Till murder case, 67 years later

There are new updates in the case of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black boy who was murdered after allegedly whistling at a white woman 67 years ago. Investigators found an unserved warrant from 1955 for a suspect in the case who still happens to be alive. The warrant was discovered by a team searching a courthouse in Mississippi for evidence regarding the young boy’s lynching.
New updates in Emmett Till murder case, 67 years later
New updates in Emmett Till murder case, 67 years later

Family ministry scams U.S. government into giving $8 million in Covid relief

Canadian Joshua Edwards asked the United States government to help his family’s ministry stay afloat when the pandemic hit. Edwards claimed the ministry, located in Florida, needed $6 million to pay more than 450 employees, according to court records. The U.S. government approved the PPP loan and even added to his initial ask, granting the family $8 million total. However, the application was a total fabrication. The ministry only had four employees, which were the members of the Edwards family.
Family ministry scams U.S. government into giving $8 million in Covid relief
Family ministry scams U.S. government into giving $8 million in Covid relief

Thousands of flights delayed, canceled heading into 4th of July weekend

As the 4th of July weekend approaches, turbulence is underway in the travel industry. Airlines across the U.S. are facing heavy delays and cancelations amid staffing strains, among other issues. Some Delta pilots are participating in walking information picket lines at seven airports across the U.S., saying they are working excessive overtime.
Thousands of flights delayed, canceled heading into 4th of July weekend
Thousands of flights delayed, canceled heading into 4th of July weekend
8h ago

One Alabama deputy dies, second recovering after shooting; suspect arrested

A man suspected of shooting of two deputies Wednesday was arrested Thursday morning. The second deputy who was shot is expected to make a full recovery.
Bibb County Deputy Brad Johnson.
Bibb County Deputy Brad Johnson.

Little known provisions of bipartisan gun law give feds 'teeth' to target illegal guns

The gun law creates new straw purchasing penalties and expands who could be required to procure a gun sellers license. Supporters hope it will limit the flow of illegal guns.
Image: A sales associate fills out an invoice to finalize the sale of a rifle in Burbank, Calif. on June 23, 2022.
Image: A sales associate fills out an invoice to finalize the sale of a rifle in Burbank, Calif. on June 23, 2022.
10h ago

Suspect in Texas murder of elite cyclist Anna Moriah 'Mo' Wilson arrested in Costa Rica

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, is accused of fatally shooting Wilson in Austin last month.
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong.
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong.
11h ago

Puerto Rico's conundrum: Shortage of affordable housing and slow reconstruction

As residents on the island face a wide range of housing needs, revitalizing "the social fabric" of every neighborhood is key, said Deepak Lamba-Nieves of the Center for a New Economy.
A man rides his bike in front of a collapsed house in Guanica, Puerto Rico
A man rides his bike in front of a collapsed house in Guanica, Puerto Rico
11h ago

4 migrants killed, 2 critical in Texas crash during suspected human smuggling incident

A car carrying the migrants crashed with a TNI Trucking Co. vehicle Thursday, Texas authorities said.
Image: Police at a scene where officials say dozens of people have been found dead and multiple others were taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses on June 28, 2022, in San Antonio.
Image: Police at a scene where officials say dozens of people have been found dead and multiple others were taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses on June 28, 2022, in San Antonio.