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178,000 new businesses opened across North Carolina last year

Despite the pandemic, North Carolina has seen a record number of new businesses created in the past year. A report ...


Celtics aim to continue climb in East against Hornets

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics will look to keep their high-wire act going as they welcome Miles Bridges and ...


Joel Embiid-led 76ers return home to face Magic

After a lackluster performance at Washington, the Philadelphia 76ers return home to play seven of their next eight games, starting ...


NBA roundup: Devin Booker scores 48 as Suns top Spurs

Devin Booker poured in a season-high 48 points and the Phoenix Suns were at their best in the final nine ...


NBA roundup: Miles Bridges guides Hornets past Knicks

Miles Bridges scored a career-high 38 points as the visiting Charlotte Hornets drubbed the New York Knicks 97-87 on Monday ...


Timberwolves eyeing .500 mark as they visit Knicks

While the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves are hovering around the .500 mark, they are coming off distinctively different ...


Rams 3.5-point favorites despite road split with Cardinals

While the Los Angeles Rams will play host to the first-ever Monday night playoff game, it is the Arizona Cardinals ...


Hornets blast Knicks behind Miles Bridges' 38

Miles Bridges scored early and often on the way to a career-high 38 points as the visiting Charlotte Hornets drubbed ...


Ailing Blazers hope to get well in visit to Magic

The Portland Trail Blazers hope to have one of their top players available when they continue a six-game road trip ...


Snow, Ice Blasts Through US South With Powerful Winter Storm

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice was sweeping through parts of the U.S. Southeast ...


Joel Embiid, 76ers look to continue road success against Wizards

Even with key players out of the lineup, the Philadelphia 76ers have a good chance to win every night. As ...


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Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

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One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

178,000 new businesses opened across North Carolina last year

Despite the pandemic, North Carolina has seen a record number of new businesses created in the past year. A report ...

No. 21 Providence returns to action against Georgetown

Leaving town without playing Creighton and with COVID-19 surging through its traveling party was a sobering way for No. 21 ...

Virginia Tech hoping to split season series at NC State

It's tough to tell whether Virginia Tech or North Carolina State is in more desperate need of a victory as ...

Georgia Tech looks for answers in matchup with Wake Forest

Defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Georgia Tech continues to bleed out in conference play. The Yellow Jackets (7-9, 1-5 ACC) ...

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U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...


Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...


During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...


Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...


French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...


UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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