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U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...


Mets-Rockies game postponed due to inclement weather

Friday's series opener between the New York Mets and Colorado Rockies has been postponed due to inclement weather in Denver. ...


Orlando City has Atlanta United's full attention for opener

After Orlando City finally got the better of Atlanta United last season, one of Major League Soccer's most attractive rivalries ...


Flyers try to keep hope alive against Capitals

The Philadelphia Flyers' chances of earning a playoff spot have been reduced significantly this week, but thanks to a shootout ...


Braves place Drew Smyly on IL, call up Kyle Wright to face Cubs

The Atlanta Braves made a pitching change prior to Friday's afternoon game against the host Chicago Cubs. The Braves placed ...


Postponement-weary Mets head to snowy Denver to face Rockies

The New York Mets head out on a six-game road trip as a well-rested team. Not by their choice, however. ...


NHL roundup: Bruins' Tuukka Rask logs 300th win

Brad Marchand scored twice and Tuukka Rask recorded his 300th career win as the host Boston Bruins defeated the New ...


Crew cruise into quarterfinals of CONCACAF Champions League

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the 86th minute as the host Columbus Crew beat Nicaragua's Real Esteli 1-0 on Thursday to ...


Flyers edge Penguins in shootout

Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier scored in a shootout Thursday to give the visiting Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 win over ...


Clippers face 76ers, aim to extend win streak to eight

Riding a seven-game winning streak, the Los Angeles Clippers will face an important, late-season test when they square off against ...


Timberwolves resume playing night games at home against Heat

The Miami Heat will try to end their four-game trip on a high note when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves ...


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Dow Jones and Standard and Poor's 500 cruise to new record highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks powered ahead on Friday breaking new records, as sharemarkets generally around the globe ...

Intel to manufacture chips for cars in U.S., Ireland, Israel

SANTA CLARA, California: U.S. semiconductor company Intel Corp is in discussions to begin production of chips for automakers, in a ...

Moderna study for U.S. shows vaccine 95% effective after 6 months

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts: A new study indicates that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protects recipients for over six months with a 95 ...

Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...

NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

Moderna study for U.S. shows vaccine 95% effective after 6 months

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts: A new study indicates that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protects recipients for over six months with a 95 ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a FedEx facility in ...

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

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NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...


U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...


Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a FedEx facility in ...


Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...


Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...


Covid precautions to be followed for Ramadan among Indonesian Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...


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