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Calgary, Alberta residents vote against hosting 2026 Winter Olympics
Nov14

Calgary, Alberta residents vote against hosting 2026 Winter Olympics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Who wouldn’t want to host the 2026 Winter Olympics? A lot of places, it turns out. Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday became the fourth city to turn down the opportunity after its residents voted down a bid for the games, CTV re…

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California faces public health emergency as death toll from fires soars to 50
Nov14

California faces public health emergency as death toll from fires soars to 50

Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday declared a public health emergency in California, where at least 50 people have died from multiple wildfires ravaging the state.”We are wo…

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Rutgers’ Stringer reaches 1,000th career win as head coach
Nov14

Rutgers’ Stringer reaches 1,000th career win as head coach

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J. ) — Rutgers women’s basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer made history Tuesday night when the Scarlet Knights defeated Central Connecticut State.

With the 73-44 win, Stringer achieved her 1,000th career win, becoming the sixth women’s head coach in NCAA history to do so. She joins Tennessee’s Pat Summitt, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer, Connecticut’s Geno Auriemma, North Carolina’s Sylvia Hatchell and Bentley’s Barbara Stevens.

1️⃣🏀🏀🏀‼️ Congratulations to R Hall of Fame head coach @Cvivianstringer on 1,000 career victories!

#CVS1K #HERstoryCreated pic.twitter.com/SazdvqvsHH

— Rutgers W.Basketball (@RutgersWBB) November 14, 2018

In men’s college basketball, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski has been the only coach to reach 1,000 wins.

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Officials investigating 252 possible cases of polio-like illness AFM
Nov14

Officials investigating 252 possible cases of polio-like illness AFM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Officials are now investigating 252 cases of possible acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), including 90 confirmed cases in 27 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The number of cases under investi…

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Woman suffers brain damage after receiving plastic surgery in Mexico, family says
Nov14

Woman suffers brain damage after receiving plastic surgery in Mexico, family says

iStock/Thinkstock(EL PASO, Texas) — A woman who traveled to Mexico to receive plastic surgery suffered brain damage from the anesthesia used in the procedure, her family told ABC’s El Paso, Texas affiliate KVIA-TV.Dallas resident Laura Avila, 36, was …

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