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Ledecky, Dressel star for US; Japan's baseball team advances

TOKYO -- Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel.And Japan won again in baseball's return…

Olympic Latest: France beats Japan for mixed team judo gold

Olympic Latest: France beats Japan for mixed team judo gold

TOKYO -- The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus…

Ban on 'Soul Cap' spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

Ban on 'Soul Cap' spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

TOKYO -- Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if it…

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem

Hong Kong police have arrested a man on suspicion of insulting the national anthemBy HUIZHONG WU Associated PressJuly 31, 2021, 10:20 AM• 2…

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The Biden administration on Thursday rolled out its strategies to address the root causes of immigration, a step officials call a "core component" of efforts to establish a…

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., blasted President Joe Biden’s Justice Department Friday after the DOJ announced it was dropping a civil rights probe into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s…

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Florida virus cases soar, hospitals near last summer's peak

MIAMI -- Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar in Florida with at least two areas in the state surpassing the previous peaks of last summer's surge,…

Jill Biden getting procedure on foot after Hawaii visit

First lady Jill Biden is undergoing a medical procedure to remove an object that became lodged in her foot while walking on a beach in Hawaii last weekendByThe…

Israel to offer 3rd COVID booster shot to older citizens

JERUSALEM -- Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.The announcement by Naftali…

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Chinese farmer who praised lawyers sentenced to 18 years

Chinese farmer who praised lawyers sentenced to 18 years

A prominent Chinese pig farmer who was detained after praising lawyers during a crackdown on legal activists by President Xi Jinping’s government has been sentenced…

Peru's new first family leaving behind rural, Andean home

Nicaragua arrests 7th presidential contender in Nov. 7 vote