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Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the networking, hands-on communications and camar...

One in five Chinese Australians report attacks or threats amid pandemic, rising tensions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - One in five Chinese Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked in the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions in Australia’s relationship...

CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music festival CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, will be canceled for a second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Country Music ...

Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy's recovery during a...

Women's Rugby World Cup set to be postponed to 2022

DUBLIN (AP) — This year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be postponed until 2022 because of continued uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the sport’s governing body said Tue...

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day o...

Jihadis attack town, humanitarian posts in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Jihadis linked to the Islamic State group attacked the northeastern Nigerian town of Dikwa and humanitarian posts there, security officials said. The attac...

Trevor Simsby gets unusual shot at WGC and holds his own

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The latest World Golf Championship event has gone to nine venues with five title names since it began in 1999. What hasn't changed is a field that pulls in players from all over...

Florida swing in full force with PGA Tour and LPGA Tour

PGA TOUR ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL Site: Orlando, Florida. Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Yardage: 7,454. Par: 72. Prize mo...

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. &ldqu...

Nigeria receives nearly 4 million vaccines from COVAX

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly 4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, the third and largest delivery so far to an African country by the global COVAX initiativ...

World Cup qualifying revised in Asia again amid pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australia’s World Cup qualifying match against Nepal on March 30 has been postponed, leaving only three games to be played in Asia this month as organizers consider centr...

COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally

Two Nigerian nurses were attacked by the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient. One nurse had her hair ripped out and suffered a fracture. The second was beaten into a coma. Followin...

B10 baseball momentum could slow with no nonconference games

The Big Ten's decision to prohibit its teams from playing nonconference baseball games this season likely will cost the league when it comes to NCAA Tournament selections. The Big Te...

Colombia 1st in Americas to get vaccines from UN program

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia on Monday became the first country in the Americas to receive a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative, a program meant to en...