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Alex Murdaugh case: 2018 death of South Carolina woman sparks

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Tourists from China sue Utah after deadly tour bus crash

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The state of Utah didn't do enough to make sure a remote highway was safe before a tour bus crashed, killing four people from China and injuring two dozen more in 2019, family and survivors said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.The lawsuit alleges state transportation officials failed to post warning…

Primate moms carry their dead babies with them

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Some primates may grieve dead infants by carrying their corpses with them, sometimes for months, according to a study examining mothers' responses to death among 50 primate species.The study, published Wednesday in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, found "infant corpse carrying" behavior among many primate species, including gorillas, chimpanzees, macaques and baboons.While nonhuman primates…

A Florida animal shelter went up in flames

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Health officials raise the alarm about a mosquito-borne virus causing

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Close-up of a mosquito sucking blood from a human. ShutterstockAt least nine people have died of West Nile virus in the US this season.Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, New Jersey, and Texas have reported deaths linked to the disease.West Nile virus is typically mild but can lead to paralysis or death in severe cases.Visit Insider's homepage…

Alex Murdaugh turns himself in amid botched murder, insurance fraud

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Ex-House Speaker settles child sexual abuse payments suit

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YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse reached a tentative out-of-court settlement Wednesday over Hastert’s refusal to pay the man $1.8 million — the outstanding balance in hush money that the Illinois Republican agreed to pay the man in 2010. Lawyers would not…

Florida deputy fired after telling inmate he looked like George

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As Nicholas stalls over Louisiana, three potential storms are crowding

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Trump was fixated on the Navy’s new supercarrier and ranted

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Donald Trump. GettyA new book says Donald Trump was obsessed with the USS Gerald R. Ford during his presidency.He was said to be fixated on the ship's appearance, reportedly saying, "It just doesn't look right.""I know aesthetics," he said, per the book, before rubbing his hair and adding, "Can't you tell?"See more stories on Insider's…