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Four Dead University of Idaho...
NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press

Coroner: Idaho students were stabbed to death in their beds

Four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a rental house Sunday were stabbed to death in their beds and likely were asleep.
3 months ago
FILE - In this photo provided by the National Park Service is the Abyss Pool hot spring in the sout...
The Associated Press

Foot found in Yellowstone hot pool ID’d as that of LA man

Yellowstone National Park officials say a foot found in July belongs to a 70-year-old man from California.
3 months ago
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Associated Press

UN office urges Iran to free detained peaceful protesters

Spokesman Jeremy Laurence of the office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said it was calling for all charges to be dropped.
3 months ago
Gas pump is pictured, us inflation has eased...
PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer

US consumer inflation eased to 7.7% over past 12 months

Consumer inflation reached 7.7% in October from a year earlier and 0.4% from September, the Labor Department said Thursday.
3 months ago
Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his ...
CNN

Singer-rapper Aaron Carter dies in California at age 34

Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his teen years, was found dead
3 months ago
People in Arizona and Nevada won’t face bans on watering their lawns or washing their cars despit...
Samantha Herrera

New US plan could lead to federal action on Colorado River

The public has until Dec. 20 to weigh in on three options that seek to keep Lake Mead and Lake Powell from dropping so low they couldn't produce power.
3 months ago
Jerry Lee Lewis pictured...
Samantha Herrera

Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87

The last survivor of a generation of groundbreaking performers that included Elvis Presley and Little Richard, Lewis died at home in Memphis, Tennessee.
3 months ago
A restaurant in San Francisco is all about pampering pups with  $75 dollars plates of gourmet food....
HAVEN DALEY Associated Press

At San Francisco restaurant, pups chow on filet mignon

For $75 dollars per pup, doggie diners get a multiple-course "bone appetite" meal featuring dishes like chicken skin waffles and filet mignon steak tartare with quail egg.
3 months ago
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PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer

US economy returned to growth last quarter, expanding 2.6%

. The Federal Reserve has aggressively raised interest rates five times this year to fight chronic inflation and is set to do so again next week and in December
3 months ago
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a heari...
Associated Press

Russian court rejects Griner appeal against 9-year sentence

The Moscow region court ruled Tuesday to uphold the sentence. In the ruling the court stated, however, that the time Griner will have to serve in prison will be recalculated with her time in pre-trial detention taken into account.
3 months ago
A grizzly bear in the snow...
Associated Press

Wyoming hunter shoots self while fighting off grizzly attack

Francis was hunting with his son in an area south of Grand Teton National Park on Friday evening when the bear attacked him.
4 months ago
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LISA MASCARO, FARNOUSH AMIRI, ERIC TUCKER Associated Press

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump for testimony on Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee voted Thursday to subpoena Donald Trump for testimony before the panel over the 2021 attack at the Capitol. The panel voted unanimously to compel the former president to appear. “We must seek the testimony under oath of January 6th’s central player,” said Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., the […]
4 months ago
florida school shooting...
TERRY SPENCER Associated Press

Jury reaches decision on sentence of Parkland school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz will be sentenced to life without parole for the 2018 murder of 17 people at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, after the jury said Thursday that it could not unanimously agree that he should be executed. The jury’s recommendation came after seven hours of […]
4 months ago
Committee members at the Jan. 6 hearing....
LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press

Jan. 6 hearing promises ‘surprising’ details before election

For weeks the panel has been in talks with the U.S. Secret Service after issuing a subpoena to produce missing text messages from that day.
4 months ago
A person receives a vaccine. Appointments for the updated covid booster are now available....
LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer

FDA clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

(AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of an expected winter wave. Tweaked boosters rolled out for Americans 12 and older last month, doses modified to target today’s most common and contagious omicron relative. While there wasn’t a big rush, federal […]
4 months ago
A Now Hiring sign hangs in the window of Zupas in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (Ben ...
PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer

US hiring stayed solid in September as employers add 263,000

Some economists remain hopeful that despite the persistent inflation pressures, the Fed will still manage to achieve a so-called soft landing.
4 months ago
The White House to ask for less money to fund border wall...
ACACIA CORONADO and GISELA SALOMON Associated Press

Increase in Venezuelan migration is felt across US

Last month, Venezuelans surpassed Guatemalans and Hondurans to become the second-largest nationality stopped at the U.S. border after Mexicans.
4 months ago
el helicoide caracas...
RODRIQUE NGOWI, GISELA SALOMON and CLAUDIA TORRENS Associated Press

Surprise is key part of migrant travel from Florida, Texas

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The chief executive of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services was wrapping up work when she looked outside to see 48 strangers at her office with luggage, backpacks and red folders that included brochures for her organization. The Venezuelan migrants who were flown to the wealthy Massachusetts island from San Antonio on Wednesday […]
5 months ago
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Collin Binkley Associated Press

Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show

WASHINGTON (AP) — Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study — offering an early glimpse of the sheer magnitude of the learning setbacks dealt to the nation’s children. Reading scores saw their largest decrease in 30 years, while math […]
5 months ago
FILE - Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to spectators as he leaves the court after he lost to Ale...
HOWARD FENDRICH ASSOCIATED PRESS

Roger Federer says he is retiring from professional tennis

(AP) — Roger Federer announced Thursday that he is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after winning 20 Grand Slam titles. This decision comes just days after the end of the U.S. Open, which is expected to be the last tournament of 23-time major champion Serena Williams’ career, and signals the real end of […]
5 months ago
Profile of the queen...
CNN

Who’s on the guest list for Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral?

LONDON (CNN) –When Queen Elizabeth II receives a state funeral at London’s Westminster Abbey on Monday, it will be one of the largest diplomatic occasions of the century. World leaders, politicians, public figures and European royals, as well as more than 500 dignitaries from around the world, will descend on London to pay their last […]
5 months ago
FILE - A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022...
Nick Paton Walsh, CNN

The curtain protecting the dignity of Russia’s military has been pulled back

In a startling week, the dignity of Russia's military has been pulled back.
5 months ago
A tank with soldiers...
ELENA BECATOROS and HANNA ARHIROVA Associated Press

Ukraine piles pressure on retreating Russian troops

The retreat didn't stop Russia from pounding Ukrainian positions, however. Early Tuesday, it shelled the city of Lozova in the Kharkiv region, killing three people and injuring nine, said regional governor Oleh Syniehubov.
5 months ago
Plunging stocks shake up the street...
STAN CHOE AP Business Writer

Stocks tumble after inflation stays hotter than expected

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are tumbling and disappointment is hitting markets worldwide Tuesday, following Wall Street’s sudden realization that inflation isn’t slowing as much as hoped. The S&P 500 sank 2.4% in morning trading, threatening to snap a four-day winning streak. Bond prices also fell sharply, sending their yields higher, after a report showed […]
5 months ago

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