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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over N.C. dam

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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over N.C. dam

June 18 (UPI) -- Authorities in North Carolina said search and rescue crews scouring the Dan River for a group of tubers who went over a dam retrieved three bodies while two other people were still missing.

1 dead, 12 injured in Arizona drive-by shooting spree

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1 dead, 12 injured in Arizona drive-by shooting spree

June 17 (UPI) -- Police in Arizona said officers have taken a man into custody following a series of drive-by shootings through three West Valley cities that left one person dead and at least 12 others injured.

Justice Dept. says transgender bans in Arkansas, W. Virginia are unconstitutional

U.S. News // 3 hours ago

Justice Dept. says transgender bans in Arkansas, W. Virginia are unconstitutional

June 17 (UPI) -- The Justice Department voiced strong opposition on Thursday to bans in two states targeting transgender youth as discriminatory amid a Republican-led push to pass similar laws throughout the country.

Google opens first brick and mortar retail store in New York

U.S. News // 6 hours ago

Google opens first brick and mortar retail store in New York

June 17 (UPI) -- Google opened its first permanent brick and mortar retail store in New York City on Thursday, offering hardware sales, repair and workshops.

Officers vote to disband Portland Police Rapid Response Team

U.S. News // 7 hours ago

Officers vote to disband Portland Police Rapid Response Team

June 17 (UPI) -- The members of the Portland Police Bureau's Rapid Response Team in Oregon voted to resign from the voluntary crowd control unit and disband the team.

Tropical storm warning issued for parts of Gulf Coast

U.S. News // 8 hours ago

Tropical storm warning issued for parts of Gulf Coast

June 17 (UPI) -- A tropical storm warning was issued late Thursday afternoon for much of the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Biden signs law creating Juneteenth federal holiday

U.S. News // 15 hours ago

Biden signs law creating Juneteenth federal holiday

June 17 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a law formally making Juneteenth a federal holiday, saying that doing so was "one of the greatest honors" of his presidency.

Supreme Court dismisses child slavery lawsuit against Nestle, Cargill

U.S. News // 9 hours ago

Supreme Court dismisses child slavery lawsuit against Nestle, Cargill

June 17 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit alleging Nestle and Cargill aided and abetted child slavery in African cocoa farms, determining U.S. companies cannot be sued for such conduct on African farms.

St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters plead guilty, fined

U.S. News // 9 hours ago

St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters plead guilty, fined

June 17 (UPI) -- A St. Louis couple who waved guns at Black Lives Matter protesters walking by their home last year pleaded guilty Thursday to assault and harassment charges.

Alaska hiker missing for over 35 hours found alive

U.S. News // 11 hours ago

Alaska hiker missing for over 35 hours found alive

June 17 (UPI) -- A volunteer has found an Alaska hiker alive who was missing for over 35 hours.

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