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California expands program that pays students $10,000 for volunteering

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the expansion of a pilot program for students who perform 450 hours ...


49ers' Deebo Samuel, George Kittle off injury report

San Francisco 49ers hybrid wide receiver Deebo Samuel and tight end George Kittle were not listed on the team's injury ...


No. 2 Gonzaga bids to keep surging vs. Loyola Marymount

Gonzaga has been victorious by an average of 27.9 points during an eight-game winning streak and it still managed to ...


Islanders vie to stay hot vs. Kings

Zach Parise recently assured his New York Islanders teammates he's a second-half player. He might not be the only one. ...


AFC, NFC title game odds drawing split action

After a trio of road teams emerged from the NFL Divisional Playoffs, the public is split about how the conference ...


Good news, bad news for Lightning in game vs. Devils

With only eight games remaining between Thursday and the end of February, the Tampa Bay Lightning will look to get ...


Top 10 most decorated Russian filmmakers

When it comes to prestigious movie awards, there's no escaping the limelight for directors, who, just like attention-loving actors, also ...


Bears hire Ryan Poles as GM; Vikings reportedly select GM, too

The Chicago Bears hired Ryan Poles to fill their vacant general manager position on Tuesday, and the Minnesota Vikings reportedly ...


David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame on first try

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the lone player to earn induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame ...


Sharks, Capitals meet with issues to resolve

Following a promising stretch, the San Jose Sharks have struggled of late. Meanwhile, the Washington Capitals' issues have spanned throughout ...


Reports: Bears, Vikings select young AFC executives as GMs

Two NFC North opponents have filled their vacant general-manager positions, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. Heading to the Chicago Bears is ...


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You've got mail: $3M lottery jackpot found in woman's spam folder

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan: A 55-year-old Michigan woman who checked her email spam folder for a missing message, discovered she had ...

Weber Grills apologizes for ill-timed meatloaf recipe email

PALATINE, Illinois: Outdoor grill maker Weber Grills has apologized for sending a recipe-of-the-week email featuring instructions on how to prepare ...

Dams on lower Snake River an impediment to the future of salmon

Recent data on ocean conditions could be good news for struggling salmon in the Northwest. But advocates for the species ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

TV reporter hit by car, picks self up, finishes live report

DUNBAR, West Virginia: A West Virginia television reporter was struck by a car from behind while filming a live report ...

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U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signal interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

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Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...


Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...


African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...


Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...


New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...


World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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