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William 'Bud' Davis, former university leader, dies at 92

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — William Eugene “Bud” Davis, who was a higher education leader in Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico and Louisiana as well as a college football coach and candidate for U.S. Senate, has died. He was 92.
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas former Justice Dept. lawyer

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas former Justice Dept. lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S.
Prosecutor: Foreigner fueled Giuliani associate's donations

Prosecutor: Foreigner fueled Giuliani associate's donations

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers opened the trial of an associate of Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday with plenty of talk about $1 million from a Russian financier that prosecutors contend was aimed at illegally influencing U.S.
Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city.

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
2-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

2-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A rare two-headed diamondback terrapin turtle is alive and kicking — with all six of its legs — at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Massachusetts after hatching two weeks ago.
3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.
Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issu
Coroner: Gabby Petito strangled 3-4 weeks before body found

Coroner: Gabby Petito strangled 3-4 weeks before body found

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cross-country traveler Gabby Petito was strangled, a Wyoming coroner announced Tuesday. Petito, 22, died three to four weeks before her body was found Sept.
Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep.