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Agents uncover drug tunnel running from San Diego to Tijuana in Mexico; 6 arrested
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Agents uncover drug tunnel running from San Diego to Tijuana in Mexico; 6 arrested
May 17 (UPI) -- Federal authorities say they have uncovered a long and sophisticated tunnel that runs from Southern California to Mexico and was built to send large amounts of drugs past border guards.
White House makes more home COVID-19 test kits available at no cost
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
White House makes more home COVID-19 test kits available at no cost
May 17 (UPI) -- The White House announced on Tuesday that a third round of home COVID-19 tests are being made available to the American public, and urged people to continue testing and taking precautions to avoid spreading the virus.
Teen dies after being buried under collapsed sand dune in Utah state park
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Teen dies after being buried under collapsed sand dune in Utah state park
May 17 (UPI) -- Officials said a 13-year-old died over the weekend in a Utah state park after a dune he had been digging a tunnel in collapsed, burying him in sand.
U.S. Air Force says it successfully tested hypersonic weapon
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
U.S. Air Force says it successfully tested hypersonic weapon
May 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force said it has successfully conducted a test of a hypersonic weapon over the weekend amid a growing race with China and Russia to develop such military technology.
Amber Heard alleges years of abuse as cross examination begins
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Amber Heard alleges years of abuse as cross examination begins
May 16 (UPI) -- Actress Amber Heard continued to testify in a defamation case brought against her by her former husband, actor Johnny Depp, detailing years of violence she allegedly sustained during their nearly five-year relationship.
Immunotherapy drug nivolumab may reduce risk of bladder cancer recurring
Health News // 9 hours ago
Immunotherapy drug nivolumab may reduce risk of bladder cancer recurring
Immunotherapy with nivolumab (Opdivo) after surgery for metastatic bladder cancer significantly reduces the odds for the tumor's return, a new clinical trial finds.
Drug dealer sentenced to 17 years in prison deadly fentanyl sale to Mac Miller
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Drug dealer sentenced to 17 years in prison deadly fentanyl sale to Mac Miller
May 16 (UPI) -- Stephen Andrew Walter, 49, was sentenced to 210 months in prison for distributing fentanyl-laced pills that led to the 2018 overdose death of rapper Mac Miller.
Remains of missing teen Brittanee Drexel found after 2009 spring break killing
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Remains of missing teen Brittanee Drexel found after 2009 spring break killing
May 16 (UPI) -- Authorities in South Carolina found the remains of Brittanee Drexel, a 17-year-old New Yorker who was raped and killed while visiting Myrtle Beach for spring break in 2009.
Biden administration to expand flights to Cuba, resume family reunifications
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Biden administration to expand flights to Cuba, resume family reunifications
May 16 (UPI) -- After a months-long review, the Biden administration announced Monday it will allow flights to more Cuban cities and reinstate a family reunification program suspended by former President Donald Trump.
DeSantis hints state of Fla. will take control of dissolved Disney district
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
DeSantis hints state of Fla. will take control of dissolved Disney district
May 16 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested Monday that the state rather than local governments could assert jurisdiction over the Walt Disney Company's sprawling amusement park properties.
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