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Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...


U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...


Lewin Diaz's two-run homer propels Marlins past Pirates

Lewin Diaz belted a two-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the host Miami Marlins to a 6-5 win ...


Raiders ride Derek Carr past Pittsburgh, 26-17

Derek Carr threw for 382 yards and two touchdowns Sunday as the Las Vegas Raiders stopped the Steelers in Pittsburgh, ...


Steelers LB T.J. Watt (groin) ruled out vs. Raiders

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt sustained a groin injury in the first half and is out for the remainder of ...


Pirates recall Max Kranick, place Bryse Wilson on 10-day IL

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled righthanded pitcher Max Kranick from Triple-A Indianapolis and will start him against the Miami Marlins on ...


Marlins aim to avert series sweep vs. Pirates

Right-hander Sandy Alcantara will look to help the Miami Marlins prevent a series sweep at the hands of the visiting ...


MLB roundup: Cardinals rally past Padres, widen wild-card lead

Tyler O'Neill hit a two-run homer to rally the St. Louis Cardinals past the visiting San Diego Padres 3-2 Saturday ...


Pirates stay hot with 6-3 win over Marlins

The last-place Pittsburgh Pirates won their fourth straight series for the first time this season, defeating the host Miami Marlins, ...


Western Michigan outlasts Pitt in 44-41 slugfest

Kaleb Eleby went 23-of-35 passing for 336 yards and three touchdowns to lead Western Michigan to a 44-41 win at ...


Low-scoring Pirates, Marlins to meet again

The Pittsburgh Pirates rely on Bryan Reynolds, and the Miami Marlins are doing the same with Bryan De La Cruz. ...


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Shortages force Pennsylvania to order caps on sales of some alcohol

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania's state-operated retail alcohol stores have acted swiftly to address a shortage in liquor supplies by placing a ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Braves shut out Giants, salvage series finale

Max Fried pitched seven shutout innings, Eddie Rosario hit for the cycle and Adam Duvall ended a scoreless tie with ...

Kacper Przybylko nets pair to lift Union past Orlando City

Kacper Przybylko scored twice to break a seven-match MLS scoring drought and lift the Philadelphia Union to a 3-1 victory ...

Lewin Diaz's two-run homer propels Marlins past Pirates

Lewin Diaz belted a two-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the host Miami Marlins to a 6-5 win ...

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Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

With new Covid rules, U.S. to allow entry to international visitors

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House advisor has said that the Biden administration is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and contact ...

Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

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World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...


China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...


US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...


Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...


Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...


Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...


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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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