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Review: Ryan Held wins men's 50 meter freestyle race at 2019 nationals Special

Stanford - Ryan Held's hard work keeps paying off. He won the men's 50 meter freestyle race at the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline' honored by Library of Congress

Veteran singer-songwriter Neil Diamond has a major milestone to celebrate thanks to his smash hit single "Sweet Caroline."

Review: Katie Ledecky — Queen of the 2018 Winter National Championships Special

Greensboro - Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Katie Ledecky has a major reason to be proud. She was the big winner at the 2018 Winter National Swimming Championships.

Review: Jacob Pebley triumphs at 2018 Winter National Championships Special

Greensboro - Olympian Jacob Pebley triumphed at the 2018 Winter National Swimming Championships, which were held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in North Carolina.

Review: Michael Chadwick wins 100 meter freestyle at Winter Nationals Special

Greensboro - 2017 World champion swimmer Michael Chadwick has a major reason to celebrate. He triumphed in the Men's 100 meter freestyle at the 2018 Winter Nationals.

Review: Nathan Adrian wins 50 meter freestyle at 2018 Winter Nationals Special

Greensboro - On November 29, Olympic medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian had a major reason to celebrate. He won the Men's 50 meter freestyle race at the Winter National Championships.

China 'seriously challenging' Taiwan peace: Tsai

Taipei - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday accused China of "seriously challenging" peace and stability, describing the island she leads as being on the frontline of tensions in the Pacific.

Review: Bob Mathias honored by High School Track and Field Hall of Fame Special

In March of 2018, two-time Olympic gold medalist Bob Mathias was posthumously inducted into the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Review: Michael Andrew wins 50 meter freestyle at National Championships Special

Irvine - 19-year-old swimmer Michael Andrew has an additional reason to celebrate. He won first place in the men's 50 meter freestyle at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Review: Josh Prenot wins 200 meter breaststroke at National Championships Special

Irvine - American swimmer Josh Prenot has a major reason to be proud. He won the men's 200 meter breaststroke at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Review: Ryan Murphy wins 50 meter backstroke, sets American record Special

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy has a major reason to celebrate. Murphy reigned supreme at the at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Review: Steve Prefontaine enters High School Track and Field Hall of Fame Special

New York - In March of 2018, Olympian Steve Prefontaine was posthumously immortalized in the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was held in New York City.

Protesters sound off in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley

San Francisco - Thousands of Californians returned to the streets of San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley on Saturday in a show of support for larger protests against recent shootings of unarmed black men by police in other states.

Rookie Cardinals outfielder dies in car accident

San Francisco - St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras, who hit a dramatic home run two weeks ago in the National League playoffs, was killed Monday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.

Op-Ed: National service program: Better than today's Executive Action Special

President Obama has signed an Executive Action, allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the United States with their parents prior to age 16, to serve in U.S. military forces.

National Masturbation Month continues its bold strokes

The month of May highlights a campaign that fundamentalists aren't likely to touch with a 10-foot pole, among other appendages. And don't expect the UN to milk this one, either.

Vintage Tidal Bay bids to emulate Red Rum in National

Liverpool - Tidal Bay can become the first top weight since Red Rum in 1977 -- and, at 13 the oldest horse in over 90 years -- to win the world's greatest steeplechase, the Grand National on Saturday.

Big-budget Dodgers hope 2014 is a smash hit

The Los Angeles Dodgers appear poised to cash in on their big-budget blockbuster of a roster and end a 26-year wait for another World Series in the 2014 Major League Baseball season.

National award for aboriginal language preservation Special

Dar Es Salaam - A University of Dar es Salaam indigenous languages revitalization program is being recognized nationally for its excellence in aboriginal education.

Op-Ed: Guns in classrooms — Bad idea

Many things do not mix well with guns. Classrooms full of students is one of them. Should it be the responsibility of educators to safeguard students with lethal force?

South Africa's Hungarian community recalls 1848 Revolution Special

Pretoria - The Hungarian community of South Africa’s economic heartland, Gauteng Province, has commemorated March 15th, a national day and the anniversary of the revolution which threw out feudalism in 1848.

Op-Ed: Charles Barkley slams Tebow, calling him a national nightmare

Denver - Basketball announcer, Charles Barkley, is not impressed with Tim Tebow. No sir. Even if Tebow did lead the Broncos to victory; or has a record of 23 rushing touchdowns, the highest for any position in the entire SEC history.

Can you survive 6 days without water?

After six days being lost in a national park and not having anything to drink, Edward Rosenthal defied the odds and lives to tell his story.

Tornado caught on video destroying Montana's largest sports arena Special

Billings - Deadly tornadoes have been blasting the US Midwest since May. Montana was hit by a tornado that tore down its largest sports and entertainment facility. The Rimrock Auto Park was destroyed spreading debris for hundreds of miles as shown in this video.

Plane crashes into Arizona school killing four people

Eagar - Four people have died in a small plane crash yesterday when a Cessna appeared to be having trouble crashed into a high school in Arizona. NTSB is on the scene investigating the accident and trying to recover what remains of the planes and its passengers.

Newly released Shrek video tells kids 'Discover the Forest'

West Hollywood - Shrek, Dreamworks and the USDA Forest Service have teamed up to get kids away from the television and out of the house in a series of new PSA's. The loveable Shrek encourages kids to "get outside and explore nature, there are surprises everywhere."

VP Biden visits Egypt, Kenya, South Africa on way to World Cup

Joe Biden, on his way to the World Cup has made a stop in Egypt to discuss world concerns about Iran's nuclear program. Next stop will be in Kenya then on South Africa for the Opening Ceremonies and to watch the US Men's National Soccer teams first match.

Feds indict two for slaying multiple Whitetail and Mule deer

Wichita - Federal grand jury indicts a pair of brothers for operating a guided hunting service that specialized in the illegal hunting and killing of white-tailed deer and mule deer in Comanche County, Kansas in violation of the federal Lacey Act.

Can a chimp beat scientists in 2010 hurricane predictions? Special

Washington - NOAA's track record in predicting the number of Atlantic hurricanes is so abysmal that a trained chimp could do better, says The National Center for Public Policy Research, and they're putting him to the test in storm, climate and weather predictions.

U.S. has a national day for everything, even cleaning out desks

Today is National Clean Your Desk Day. If it sounds like a made-up day of recognition, it is. But unlike Valentine’s Day that was invented by florists, this was concocted in a more altruistic sense like Mother’s Day.
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