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U.S. Marshals: Texas woman accused of killing elite bike race captured in Costa Rica
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
U.S. Marshals: Texas woman accused of killing elite bike race captured in Costa Rica
June 30 (UPI) -- Authorities said Thursday that a Texas woman accused of fatally shooting an elite mountain bike racer has been captured in Coast Rica, ending a 43-day manhunt for the U.S. fugitive.
Report: Sexual assaults in Uber vehicles decreased amid pandemic; fatal crashes rose
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Report: Sexual assaults in Uber vehicles decreased amid pandemic; fatal crashes rose
June 30 (UPI) -- Rideshare company Uber said in a safety report published Thursday that sexual assaults in its U.S. vehicles experienced a dramatic decrease while fatal car crashes experienced a slight uptick.
'Cloned' truck made it easy for smugglers to pass border, officials say
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
'Cloned' truck made it easy for smugglers to pass border, officials say
June 30 (UPI) -- Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that once a smuggler has assumed a legitimate truck's identity, it's easy for them to slip through border inspections.
FBI places 'Cryptoqueen' Ruja Ignatov on Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
FBI places 'Cryptoqueen' Ruja Ignatov on Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list
June 30 (UPI) -- The FBI placed Ruja Ignatova, known as the "Cryptoqueen" for allegedly defrauding $4 billion from investors in a fraudulent cryptocurrency called OneCoin, on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
California Rep. Judy Chu among 181 arrested at D.C. abortion rights protest
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
California Rep. Judy Chu among 181 arrested at D.C. abortion rights protest
June 30 (UPI) -- California Rep. Judy Chu was arrested Thursday along with 180 other people attending an abortion rights protest in Washington, D.C., according to police.
Illinois temporarily suspends grocery tax, pushes off gas tax increase
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Illinois temporarily suspends grocery tax, pushes off gas tax increase
June 30 (UPI) -- Illinois is suspending the state's 1% tax on groceries for one year, as well as implementing other relief measures, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday.
Supreme Court to hear case on 'independent legislature' elections theory
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Supreme Court to hear case on 'independent legislature' elections theory
June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a case in which North Carolina Republicans have challenged the state Supreme Court's ability to overturn its legislative maps.
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy has emergency surgery on broken hip
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy has emergency surgery on broken hip
June 30 (UPI) -- Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy underwent surgery Thursday morning after breaking his hip in a fall, his office confirmed.
Supreme Court refuses to hear Ohio prisoner's death penalty appeal
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Supreme Court refuses to hear Ohio prisoner's death penalty appeal
June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear the case of an Ohio death row prisoner sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old boy in 1986.
Dow falls 253 points as markets close second quarter with losses
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Dow falls 253 points as markets close second quarter with losses
June 30 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 253 points as markets ended the second quarter of the year with losses Thursday.
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