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'Celebrity culture won': Critics slam Biden for leaving behind Paul Whelan in prisoner swap

12/08/22 10:19 AM

President Biden brokered a prisoner exchange with Russia to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday, but the deal was criticized because it didn't include Marine veteran Paul Whelan, who is detained in a Russian prison with no clear timetable for release.

'God's plan': Family flees amid catastrophic Nigeria floods

12/08/22 9:57 AM

This year, heavy rains inundated Nigeria and neighboring countries, causing flooding the region hasn’t seen in at least a decade

'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout now part of a deal himself

12/08/22 8:12 PM

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who returned to Moscow after a swap for WNBA star Brittney Griner, is widely known outside the country as the “Merchant of Death” who fueled some of the world’s worst conflicts

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'A huge burden': L.A. hospitals strained by COVID surge, very bad flu season

12/08/22 11:56 PM

California is simultaneously contending with a spike in coronavirus transmission, an early onslaught of RSV and a strong start to the flu season.

'A positive step': Seneca Nation president reacts to NYSED Native American mascot memo

12/08/22 10:37 PM

(WIVB) — Native nations are sharing their thoughts on the debate over using Native American mascots in New York State public schools. Following a court decision in June, the New York State Education Department sent out a memo last month, telling schools to change their mascots, names and logos by the end of the 2022-23 [...]

'Off the charts': California hit with very high flu activity, among worst in U.S.

12/03/22 2:00 PM

On Friday, the CDC's color-coded map showed California and nearly a dozen other states shaded purple, the worst of the three shades in the very high flu level.

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'I didn't want to just be another guy': Inside Lauri Markkanen's star turn in Utah

11/25/22 9:08 AM

Lauri Markkanen seemingly transcended the confines of being a role player overnight, transforming into one of this season's biggest surprises. And it started with a trade to the Utah Jazz.

'I don't see this as a demotion at all': James Wiseman embracing G League journey

11/26/22 6:21 AM

The Warriors need James Wiseman. But first, they need him to learn to become a viable NBA big man.

'Strong Like A Woman': Alex Morgan, Diana Taurasi, Billie Jean King & 97 other game-changing women

06/21/22 6:58 AM

"Strong Like A Woman," by Laken Litman, highlights 100 game-changing women in sports and celebrates the 50th anniversary of Title IX.