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Hurricane-force wind gusts in Houston kill 4, smash skyscrapers and cut power to hundreds of thousands

A destructive complex of storms with hurricane-force wind gusts tore through Texas and downtown Houston Thursday, leaving at least four dead and hundreds of thousands without power, before racing into Louisiana Friday where it caused even more damage.

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First living recipient of pig kidney dies months after transplant

A 62-year-old man has died months after becoming the world’s first living recipient of a genetically edited pig kidney transplant, hailed as a medical milestone.

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Houston Texans wide receiver Tank Dell injured in shooting; teen arrested

Tank Dell, a wide receiver for the NFL’s Houston Texans, was injured Sunday during a shooting in Sanford, Florida, the team has confirmed.

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Idaho stops execution of serial killer Thomas Creech after officials can’t set an IV line

Officials in Idaho on Wednesday halted the execution of death row inmate and serial killer Thomas Creech after they were unable to set an intravenous line to carry out a lethal injection, according to a news release from the state Department of Correction.

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Tennessee: Manhunt underway - man suspected of fatally shooting sheriff’s deputy/injuring another

A search is underway in east Tennessee for a man suspected of shooting and killing a sheriff’s deputy and injuring another during a traffic stop on Thursday, authorities said.

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Rapper and activist Killer Mike arrested on misdemeanor battery charge after Grammy wins

Rapper and social activist Killer Mike was arrested Sunday evening near the site of the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on a night when he took home three of the coveted statues.

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