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A nurse walks COVID-19 tests back to the tent at the free COVID-19 testing site on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Chelsea Self/Glenwood Springs Post Independent via AP)

The Latest: Iditarod champ won't defend title amid pandemic

Nov. 23, 2020 9:00 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner said Monday that he won’t defend his title at next year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race because of restrictions and uncertainty over travel during the coronavirus pandemic. “I cannot find a way to get the dogs to Alaska,”...

A fan wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus cheers during Game 2 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: UAlbany women's hoops postpones first 3 games

Nov. 23, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community. UAlbany enacted a full campus pause on Nov. 10 and the women's...

This photo provided by the University of Maryland shows Brooke Czwartacki taking a measurement in a well in Awendaw, South Carolina. Czwartacki regularly checks the salinity of well water as saltwater invades the state’s aquifers. (Hunter Musi/Stanford University via AP)

Coastal harm from invading saltwater ‘happening right now’

Nov. 23, 2020 1:48 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Four Native American tribes on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast requested United Nations assistance this year to force action by the U.S. government on invading salt. Their formal complaint cited “climate-forced displacement’’ and said saltwater had poisoned their...

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) reacts after failing to catch a pass against Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler, right, on a third down play during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 30-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ravens dip into 3rd place after fading in OT loss to Titans

Nov. 22, 2020 6:28 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens were looking for a bit of revenge and seeking to get back on course following a misstep on a rainy night in New England. As defending AFC North champions, they were also striving to make a move within the division. None of that happened. Instead, a deflating 30-24...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) celebrates his game-winning touchdown with wide receiver Kalif Raymond, left, and tight end Anthony Firkser during overtime of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 30-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Henry's TD run in OT lifts Titans over skidding Ravens 30-24

Nov. 22, 2020 5:37 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — For three quarters, the undermanned Ravens put the clamps on Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans. By the time if was all over, the star running back and Tennessee would again head out of Baltimore with an upset victory to savor. Henry ran for a 29-yard touchdown with 5:21 left in...

FILE - In this Monday, April 20, 2020  file photo, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at a news conference in Annapolis, Md., with his wife, Yumi Hogan, right, where the governor announced Maryland has received a shipment from a South Korean company to boost the state's ability to conduct tests for COVID-19 by 500,000. Maryland lawmakers are renewing criticism of Gov. Larry Hogan's procurement of 500,000 COVID-19 tests from South Korea after The Washington Post reported the first batch was flawed and never used, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)

Maryland officials renew Hogan criticism on 500K virus tests

Nov. 20, 2020 6:19 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers renewed criticism Friday of Gov. Larry Hogan’s April procurement of 500,000 COVID-19 tests from South Korea after The Washington Post reported the first batch was flawed and never used, but the governor defended the tests. Hogan told The Associated Press that...

FILE - This file photo, date not known, provided by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Virginia shows William Burgamy. Burgamy and Hyrum Wilson could each face a decade or more in prison when they are sentenced for a convoluted plot to firebomb a competing pharmacy so they could divert more prescription narcotics to the black market. Burgamy, of Hanover, Md., and Wilson of Auburn, Neb., each pleaded guilty to their respective roles in the conspiracy earlier this year in federal court in Virginia. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Pair sentenced for Nebraska pharmacy fire bomb plot

Nov. 20, 2020 4:33 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The plan to firebomb Cody’s U-Save Pharmacy in Auburn, Nebraska, was fantastical and convoluted, but very much real. With Cody’s reduced to firewood, more business would flow to its competitor in town, Hyrum’s Family Value Pharmacy. That would allow pharmacist...

Maryland head coach Mike Locksley, center, talks with his players during a timeout late in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Maryland-Michigan State canceled after Terps' virus outbreak

Nov. 19, 2020 9:42 PM EST

The Big Ten game between Maryland and Michigan State was canceled Thursday after a COVID-19 outbreak on the Terrapins resulted in a positive test for coach Michael Locksley. It's the second straight cancellation for the Terrapins, who were scheduled to face Ohio State last week before several players on the team...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) carries the ball against Indianapolis Colts free safety Julian Blackmon (32) in the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Short-handed Ravens face Henry and Titans in playoff rematch

Nov. 19, 2020 4:46 PM EST

Embarrassed by the fashion in which Derrick Henry shredded their defense for 195 yards rushing in the playoffs last January, the Baltimore Ravens worked during the offseason to improve their ability to stop the run. General manager Eric DeCosta traded for five-time Pro Bowl end Calais Campbell and signed free...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, medical staff attending to patients with COVID-19 wear protective equipment in a unit dedicated to treatment of the coronavirus at UW Health in Madison, Wis. Conditions inside the nation’s hospitals are deteriorating by the day as the coronavirus rages through the country at an unrelenting pace. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)

'Tired to the bone': Hospitals overwhelmed with virus cases

Nov. 18, 2020 11:28 PM EST

Overwhelmed hospitals are converting chapels, cafeterias, waiting rooms, hallways, even a parking garage into patient treatment areas. Staff members are desperately calling around to other medical centers in search of open beds. Fatigue and frustration are setting in among front-line workers. Conditions inside...