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EPA and Congress working to combat PFAS air pollution

SACRAMENTO, California -- This week, both Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking action to combat a class ...


Whitecaps, Earthquakes play to 1-1 tie

The Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes split the points when they played to a 1-1 tie on Saturday in ...


Dodgers favored in another elimination game against Braves

For a fifth time in two seasons, the Atlanta Braves will take the field knowing that one victory will launch ...


Dynamo looking for first road win of year against Austin FC

There will be plenty on the line when Houston Dynamo FC travels northwest to square off against expansion Austin FC ...


Colts activate Quenton Nelson, rule out T.Y. Hilton vs. 49ers

Indianapolis Colts left guard Quenton Nelson was activated off injured reserve on Saturday and is expected to play against San ...


Sharks look to extend perfect start vs. Bruins

It's been eight years since the San Jose Sharks opened a season with five consecutive victories. And, nearly as long ...


Senators' Shane Pinto (upper body) out at least five games

Ottawa Senators forward Shane Pinto is expected to be sidelined at least five games with an upper-body injury, coach D.J. ...


Dodgers RHP Walker Buehler to start Game 6 vs. Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Saturday morning that right-hander Walker Buehler will start that night's Game 6 of the National ...


Leafs' Auston Matthews looks to get on score sheet vs. Penguins

One of two superstars is expected to be in the lineup Saturday when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Pittsburgh ...


NHL roundup: Oilers outcore Knights, improve to 5-0-0

Leon Draisaitl scored twice in a three-point game and Zack Kassian netted a third-period game-winner to give the Edmonton Oilers ...


Yordan Alvarez, Astros overpower Red Sox, seal World Series bid

Yordan Alvarez had an RBI double among his four hits on Friday, helping the host Houston Astros advance to the ...


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Woman who turned 115 earlier this month is 5th oldest person in World

OMAHA, Nebraska - The oldest living American on record earlier this month celebrated her 115th birthday. Thelma Sutcliffe who was ...

EPA soon to release nationwide methane rules for oil and gas industry

CASPER, Wyoming - A strong majority of voters across party lines say they want national rules similar to those passed ...

200,000 sexual assaults occur in U.S. prisons each year

BALTIMORE, Maryland - This month marks the four-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, and an art project aims to help ...

Call to accelerate establishment of Missouri Cybersecurity Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Mike Parson is facing calls to get the Missouri Cybersecurity Commission off the ground after ...

Californians processed 14 million prescriptions for opioids last year

SACRAMENTO, California. - Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when the Drug Enforcement Administration encourages everyone to clean out ...

Virginia in push to ramp up vaccinations in Hispanic community

ARLINGTON, Virginia - Although COVID-19 rates have gone down, the virus continues to hit the Hispanic community especially hard. Now, ...

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Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

In spite of parts shortages, Tesla reports $1.62 billion profit in Q3

PALO ALTO, California: Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla has reported a net income of $1.62 billion ...

US supply chain woes includes shortage of 80,000 truck drivers

ARLINGTON, Virginia: American Trucking Association (ATA) President Chris Spear said there are 80,000 fewer drivers than needed, as reported by ...

Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

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US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...


In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...


Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...


British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...


China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...


Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...


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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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