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Nepal imposes tough restrictions as virus cases set record

Jan. 21, 2022 05:32 AM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's capital shut schools, ordered citizens to carry vaccination cards in public, banned religious festivals and instructed hotel guests to be tested every three days as it battles its biggest COVID-19 outbreak. The chief government administrator of...

Clark sets Big Ten record, No. 25 Iowa women rout Gophers

Jan. 20, 2022 22:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark recorded her second straight triple-double, setting a Big Ten record with her fourth of the season, and was responsible for more points than Minnesota scored as No. 25 Iowa rolled to a 105-49 victory over the Golden Gophers on Thursday night. Clark...

19-year-old woman sets record for solo global flight

Jan. 20, 2022 09:55 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Home! And no longer alone. The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, touching her small airplane down in western Belgium on Thursday — 155 days after she departed. ...

The 19-year-old pilot Zara Rutherford lands in Belgium, sets world record as youngest woman to fly solo around the world

Jan. 20, 2022 07:11 AM EST
KORTRIJK, Belgium (AP) — The 19-year-old pilot Zara Rutherford lands in Belgium, sets world record as youngest woman to fly solo around the world.

Arkansas has biggest one-day spike in COVID hospitalizations

Jan. 19, 2022 18:21 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported its biggest one-day jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations Wednesday, a new record as the state continued to feel the surge of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The state Department of Health said COVID-19 hospitalizations increased by...

49ers, Packers set for record-tying 9th playoff meeting

Jan. 19, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus,...

Rink Babka, discus medalist at 1960 Olympics, dies at 85

Jan. 17, 2022 16:29 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard “Rink” Babka, a former world record holder who was part of a U.S. medals sweep in the discus at the 1960 Rome Olympics, has died. He was 85. Babka died Saturday of congestive heart failure in a hospital, according to the University of Southern...

Record-setting Texas Tech K Garibay into NFL draft

Jan. 16, 2022 17:58 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in school history. Garibay kicked a...

Allen-led Bills throttle division rival Patriots, 47-17

Jan. 16, 2022 01:11 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The lingering sting of being embarrassed on home turf by the New England Patriots didn’t sit well with defensive end Jerry Hughes and the Buffalo Bills. On Saturday night, the Bills did something about it by erasing any doubt of who now rules the AFC...

JPMorgan 4Q earnings fall 14%, but 2021 profit sets record

Jan. 14, 2022 07:48 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase says fourth-quarter profits fell 14% from a year earlier, due to a weaker performance from its trading desk and higher compensation expenses for employees. Even with the weaker quarter, JPMorgan had a record annual profit, nearly $50 billion. The...