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 2021-07-28 16:38 

Idaho Statesman

13-year-old goes missing from campground at Cumberland Gap national park, rangers say...

Authorities at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park are searching for a 13-year-old girl who went missing Monday night. Officials say the girl, who was not publicly identified, was last seen ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:30 

Idaho Statesman

Tension boils over between activists, Biden over Democrats' voting rights strategy...

Democrats' increasing focus on defeating Republicans in next year's midterm elections as the best way to push voting rights forward is angering progressive activists and civil rights leaders, who say ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:19 

Idaho Statesman

Facebook recalls a product that caused 5,700 skin irritations, some needing medical care...

Virtual reality games should leave you exhausted, maybe exhilarated, but definitely not itchy and scratchy with messed-up skin. That's why Facebook Technologies, a part of the social media giant, recalled ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:08 

Idaho Statesman

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19...

Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19 and missed Baltimore's first practice of training camp. Coach John Harbaugh announced Jackson's positive test after practice Wednesday and said running back Gus Edwards ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:06 

Idaho Statesman

Senate GOP ready to move forward on $1T infrastructure bill...

Senate Republicans negotiating a $1 trillion infrastructure bill with Democrats said Wednesday they have reached agreement on the major outstanding issues and are ready to vote to take up the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:04 

Idaho Statesman

AP sources: Oilers sign Hyman, Barrie; Vegas re-ups Martinez...

Zach Hyman is heading to the Oilers and Tyson Barrie is staying put in Edmonton as the first day of NHL free agency got off to a quick start. Hyman ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 16:02 

Idaho Statesman

Review: In 'The Suicide Squad,' an anti-Captain America romp...

One little article separates James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad" from David Ayer's "Suicide Squad." But, oh, what a difference a word makes. Just five years after the trainwreck that prompted ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:58 

Idaho Statesman

'We Are Lady Parts' review: They're British. They're funny. They're Muslim. And they're punk. Peacock series brings the chaos of a fledgling all-girl punk band to life...

In the enormously appealing British series "We Are Lady Parts," the chaos and the comedy of a fledgling band — with its members squeezing in practice between day jobs and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:53 

Idaho Statesman

Movie review: Ripped from headlines, 'Stillwater' more muddled than nuanced...

"Life is brutal." If there's a kernel of hard-earned, if blunt, wisdom to be gleaned from Tom McCarthy's latest film "Stillwater,"; this is it. It's a sentiment repeated by both ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:37 

Idaho Statesman

TikTok star among two shot during showing of 'The Forever Purge' at California theater...

One of two teens shot Monday night at a California theater showing of "The Forever Purge" has a TikTok channel with nearly 930,000 followers. Anthony Barajas, 19, known online as ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:34 

Idaho Statesman

You could see 20 meteors an hour — if the moon stays out of the way. What to know...

The moon might be getting in the way of a meteor shower that peaks this week. The Delta Aquariid meteor shower will peak through the end of July, according to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:30 

Idaho Statesman

How well do you know Boise? Take our quiz to see if you're a native or a novice...

Think you know Boise? Time to prove it. We're asking 10 questions that will gauge your expertise of Idaho's capital city. Longtime Boiseans are rightly proud of their city, and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:20 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho's ICUs are filling up again — this time, with COVID-19 patients in their 30s...

They survived 15 months of COVID-19 swabs, patients gasping for air, intubations and body bags. They survived the bottomless pit of sorrow that is a patient's family saying goodbye over ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:10 

Idaho Statesman

California teen survives crocodile attack in Mexico. 'It didn't want to give up'...

A California teen narrowly survived after a crocodile bit her leg and pulled her into the water while vacationing at a resort in Mexico. Kiana Hummel, an 18-year-old who recently ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:07 

Idaho Statesman

China's Shi breaks own record to win weightlifting gold...

Just an Olympic gold medal? Not enough for Shi Zhiyong. He set the first weightlifting world record of the Tokyo Olympics as he easily won the gold in the men's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:07 

Idaho Statesman

More a molehill: Visitors slam London's new tourist 'mound'...

London's latest tourist attraction aimed for the heights. It has fallen a bit flat. The Marble Arch Mound, an artificial hill beside one of the city's busiest intersections, opened this ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:07 

Idaho Statesman

Norwich cancels preseason game due to virus cases...

Premier League club Norwich canceled its preseason match against Coventry hours before kickoff Wednesday because of COVID-19 cases. The newly promoted Norwich reported a "small number" of positive tests in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:07 

Idaho Statesman

Grains mostly lower, livestock lower....

Grain futures were mostly lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sep. advanced 15.75 cents at $6.9425 a bushel; Sep. corn lost 4.75 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:05 

Idaho Statesman

Oldest fossils of animals may be in Canada rocks, study says...

A Canadian geologist may have found the earliest fossil record of animal life on Earth, according to a report published Wednesday in the journal Nature. Around a billion years ago, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:02 

Idaho Statesman

'Devastating day.' 2 dead, 30 injured in chemical leak at Texas plant, officials say...

Five tons of acetic acid leaked at a Texas plant Tuesday, leaving two people dead and 30 more injured, officials say. The leak at LyondellBasell in La Porte was reported ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:02 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho rescuers search for missing child in Fruitland. Here's what to do if you see him...

Police in Fruitland are searching for a missing child last seen Tuesday afternoon. Around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fruitland police were dispatched after hearing a report that 5-year-old Michael Joseph Vaughn ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:01 

Idaho Statesman

Pfizer vaccine booster shot? Company says it 'strongly' protects against delta variant...

Drugmaker Pfizer said Wednesday that data suggest a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine provides a strong boost in protection against the highly contagious delta coronavirus variant. The company said ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 15:01 

Idaho Statesman

Argentina, France, Germany eliminated from Olympic soccer...

No third gold for Argentina. No return to the final for Germany. No defensive ability for France. Some of soccer's biggest nations have fallen at the first stage in the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:57 

Idaho Statesman

Audit: California prison program illegally spent $1.3M...

A California prison program that employs inmates illegally spent $1.3 million on goods and salaries, including $82,000 in artificial turf that has gone unused, as part of a pattern of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:57 

Idaho Statesman

Nov Inc.: Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

NOV Inc. (NOV) on Tuesday reported a loss of $26 million in its second quarter. The Houston-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Losses, adjusted ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:57 

Idaho Statesman

Newsom pulls kids from summer camp with no mask requirement...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said Tuesday he pulled his children out of a summer day camp that did not require kids to wear masks, a violation of state policy ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:25 

Idaho Statesman

Photo of lightning striking the Grand Canyon shows beauty — and danger — of the park...

A thunderstorm rolled through the Grand Canyon at sunset Tuesday and created a big photo opportunity and even bigger safety threat. A "gorgeous" photo captured the national park's beauty and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

Court nixes new trial for 'Making a Murderer' subject Avery...

The Wisconsin Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a request by "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery for a new trial. Avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

U.S. women's hoops team captures 3-on-3 Olympic gold...

Their scrapbooks and trophy cases are filled with memories from Final Fours, national titles, All-America honors and even some impressive showings in the pros. Now, they all have Olympic gold ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

AP News in Brief at 6:03 a.m. EDT...

Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday's all-around competition to focus on ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

France wins again, beats Czechs 97-77 after victory over US...

Evan Fournier scored 21 points and France followed its victory over the U.S. by beating the Czech Republic 97-77 on Wednesday night for a 2-0 start to the Olympic basketball ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

Yanks send relievers Cessa, Wilson to Reds for PTBNL...

The New York Yankees traded relievers Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson to the Cincinnati Reds late Tuesday night for a player to be named. The move could signal the Yankees ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

Illinois marijuana licensing on track after lawsuit dropped...

A Michigan-based cannabis company on Tuesday ended its challenge of Illinois' plan to authorize new marijuana business. Sozo Illinois Inc.'s decision to drop its lawsuit will allow Illinois to proceed ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

AP Sportlight...

July 29 1751 — The first International World Title Prize Fight takes place in Harlston, England. The champion, Jack Slack of England, beats the challenger, M. Petit of France, in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

Guidance limits high-impact headers in EPL team training...

Premier League players and others should be limited to 10 "higher force" headers per week in training under new guidance for the upcoming season. The Football Association, the Premier League, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 14:17 

Idaho Statesman

Man told Fauci he'd be 'captured, tortured and killed' in threatening emails, feds say...

A man has been arrested and charged after federal officials say he sent Dr. Anthony Fauci a series of threatening emails. Thomas Patrick Connally Jr., 56, is accused of using ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:23 

Idaho Statesman

In breakthrough, Tanzania kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations...

In a major breakthrough for one of the world's last countries to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, Tanzania's president kicked off the nation's vaccination campaign Wednesday by publicly receiving a dose and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:18 

Idaho Statesman

Infrastructure committees ask: What about us?...

As bipartisan Senate negotiators continue marathon talks on an infrastructure package that includes $579 billion in new spending, a concern among committees and committee staff has grown: Where are our ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:16 

Idaho Statesman

Body of missing woman discovered wrapped in plastic in basement, Oklahoma cops say...

The body of a woman who had been missing for three years was recently discovered wrapped in plastic in the basement of a home, Oklahoma police say. Police in Norman ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:15 

Idaho Statesman

Biden's 'summer of joy' turns grim as delta infections skyrocket...

President Joe Biden promised a "summer of joy" on July 4 as he declared America's independence from COVID-19. Three weeks later that sense of victory is evaporating in the face ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:06 

Idaho Statesman

South African swimmer flirts with world mark in Tokyo heats...

Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa flirted with the world record in the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries on Wednesday night in the Olympic pool. She clocked 2 minutes, 19.16 seconds — just ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 13:00 

Idaho Statesman

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 26, 2021. Editorial: A fresh start for the State System of higher ed Change can be hard and it can be scary. But, it also can be ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:58 

Idaho Statesman

Rescuers search for 5 missing workers at German blast site...

Rescue teams in western Germany searched for five missing workers Wednesday at an industrial park for chemical companies a day after an explosion killed at least two people and injured ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:54 

Idaho Statesman

Simone Biles will not compete in Olympic all-around gymnastics final...

TOKYO — Simone Biles, who withdrew from the women's gymnastics team competition Tuesday to focus on mental health issues that dented her confidence in her ability to perform the difficult ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:51 

Idaho Statesman

Logistics Company laying off 160 at Fort Lee, Fort Eustis...

A North Carolina-based company that provides logistics services to the Department of Defense is laying off 160 employees at two bases in Virginia. The Logistics Company, a military training, logistics, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:49 

Idaho Statesman

Olympic golf: A team feel turns back into individual quest...

Justin Thomas is playing in his first Olympics and it all feels so familiar. Thomas played another practice round with his fellow Americans — two of them, anyway, with Patrick ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:49 

Idaho Statesman

A former schoolteacher who champions the poor, Peru's new president takes office amid deep divisions...

LIMA — It was one of the most improbable electoral victories in recent Latin American political history. Pedro Castillo, a 51-year-old former rural elementary school teacher who has never held ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:48 

Idaho Statesman

In the market for a medal, US rugby 7s finish just short...

For rugby sevens veterans like Perry Baker, competing in the Olympics can involve a fine balance between gamesmanship and showmanship. Gamesmanship because his U.S. team is full of talented, athletic ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:25 

Idaho Statesman

Boeing, for first time since 2019, has a profitable quarter...

Boeing reported its first quarterly profit since 2019 and revenue topped expectations as the giant aircraft maker tries to dig out from the most difficult stretch in its history. Boeing ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 12:25 

Idaho Statesman

Village life: Djokovic relishing the Olympic experience...

There he is doing the splits with the Belgian gymnastics team. Offering mental strength advice to Turkey's volleyballers. Screaming wildly with a roomful of teammates when a fellow Serb wins ... Click to Continue...

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