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Tadej Pogačar Has Won His 2nd Tour De France In A Row

Sunday, July 18, 2021

The 22-year-old Slovenian powerhouse dominated the field over the last two weeks. Meanwhile, Mark Cavendish matched a record number of stage wins.


A Pro Cyclist Rode An Unofficial, Solo Tour De France And Beat The Pack

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Lachlan Morton rode the route of the Tour de France and more, going 3,424 miles in 18 days. He's not in the official Tour but did the endurance ride for charity.


Insect Experts Will Change The Name Of The 'Gypsy Moth' And 'Gypsy Ant'

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Entomological Society of America says the common names for the two insects include a pejorative for Roma people. It's part of a wider effort to replace names that are inappropriate or offensive.


Binx The Cat, A Survivor Of The Florida Condo Collapse, Was Reunited With His Family

Friday, July 09, 2021

Binx was found in the vicinity of the collapsed building and brought to an animal shelter. He was reunited with his family on Friday.


Tropical Storm Elsa Nears Florida As Crews Prepare To Demolish Remains Of Condo

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Officials say the unstable building poses a threat to the people involved in ongoing search operations. A storm expected to hit parts of Florida has exacerbated concerns.


The 'Capital Gazette' Gunman's Trial Began Today. Here's What You Need To Know

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Five people died in the attack on the Capital Gazette on June 28, 2018. The mass shooting was the deadliest attack on a newsroom in modern U.S. history.


4 More Victims Identified In Florida Condo Collapse

Sunday, June 27, 2021

The official death toll is nine, with 152 people still unaccounted for. The mayor urged family members of those missing to have their DNA swabbed so that it can be matched with any remains found.


Johnson County, Iowa, Renames Itself After A Different Johnson

Sunday, June 27, 2021

The county was first named after a slave-owning former vice president who had no connection to Iowa. Now it will be named for Lulu Merle Johnson: the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in the state.


Rescuers Recover Additional Body From Florida Building Collapse, Death Toll At 5

Saturday, June 26, 2021

With the fire under some sense of control, rescuers were able to search the disaster site more effectively Saturday. Another body was found, bringing the death toll to five, with 156 unaccounted for.


Stunning Photos Capture 2 Brothers' Walk 1,600 Feet Above Yosemite

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Moises and Daniel Monterrubio, with the help of friends, set up a nylon line across a massive gap in Yosemite National Park. They walked 2,800 feet across the line, which hung 1,600 feet above ground.


Southwest Airlines Grapples With Another Outage, Halting Flights

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Southwest Airlines flights were delayed across the country Monday night because of a problem with the company's weather data provider. Flights were again delayed on Tuesday.


Dinosaur Found In Australia Was 2 Stories Tall And The Length Of A Basketball Court

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

"Cooper," a gargantuan dinosaur that roamed the Outback, is the first of its kind found outside South America. The new species had a long neck and tail, as well as four legs, and ate plants.


Essential Quality Wins Belmont Stakes

Sunday, June 06, 2021

It's a first Triple Crown win for trainer Brad Cox. "Our horse really showed his stamina," Cox said after the race.


The Ship Sinking Off Sri Lanka Looks Like A Lasting Environmental Disaster

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Waves of plastic pellets are washing up on beaches in Sri Lanka. Marine biologist Asha de Vos says the microplastics are spreading in the water and scientists don't yet understand the full effects.


A Video Shows A Man Suddenly Hitting An Asian Woman In NYC's Chinatown

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

A video shows a man raising his arm to hit a woman passing by on the sidewalk. Police said the man was charged with assault as a hate crime, assault and criminal possession of a controlled substance.


Women Left Their Jobs To Be Caregivers. A Business Coalition Wants Companies To Help

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

More women than men left the workforce during the pandemic, many because they had to care for children. A business council wants companies to take the lead in expanding child care and elder care.


The Army Is Expanding Allowed Hairstyles For Women

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Grooming standards changed this month for the Army, giving female soldiers more options. Many previously had to wear their hair in tight buns, leading to possible hair loss.


Stolen Beehives Devastate French Beekeepers

Saturday, May 15, 2021

French beekeepers say there's been an increase in beehive thefts, often with a large number being taken at once. The likely culprits are other beekeepers, says the French beekeeping union president.


Opioid Crisis: Filmmaker Details The Medical System's 'Crime Of The Century'

Monday, May 10, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney investigated the opioid crisis. He says it was created by pharmaceutical companies, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, all looking to profit.


U.K. Elections: Conservatives Make Gains; Pro-Independence Parties Win In Scotland

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Voters in Scotland gave a majority to parties supporting a push for independence from the U.K. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson's Conservatives won in local elections in England.