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From ‘bottom of totem pole,’ NBA begins its climb in 1950s

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"Basketball was at the bottom of the totem pole," said Cousy, one of the sport's few bankable stars at the time. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The NBA, known today as a leader when it comes to culture an...

The ozone hole over the South Pole is now bigger than Antarctica

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The hole in the ozone that forms every year over the South Pole is now larger than Antarctica, scientists from the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said Thursday. The ozone depletes and for...

Texas authorities say multiple dead after van carrying suspected illegal immigrants crashes into pole

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The incident occurred on U.S. 281 in Encino, about 55 miles north of the border town of McAllen. The van had 30 people inside and veered off the road and crashed into a utility pole, Lt. Chris Olivarez with the Texa...

Sam Kendricks, US pole vaulter who went viral during 2016 Olympics, withdraws from Tokyo over COVID

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Kendricks’ father wrote in a since-deleted Instagram post his son had to withdraw from the Olympics. He added that his son had no symptoms but will be forced to miss the Games. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . ...

Metal pole crashes through SUV windshield, narrowly missing the driver

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Secure your load. That's the message the Arizona Department of Public Safety has for drivers after a truck driver in Phoenix failed to secure a load and a metal pole fell off, crashing into a sport utility vehicle b...

Indigenous people are trekking across the US with a 25-foot totem pole. Here’s why

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For the House of Tears Carvers, totem poles are more than masterful works of art -- they're a medium for storytelling, for raising consciousness, for healing. The group of artisans from the Lummi Nation, one of the...

Bear gets stuck on Arizona utility pole, video shows

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Utility company Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) was notified Monday morning that the bear was trapped in power lines on the outskirts of Willcox, about 80 miles east of Tucson. Werner Neubauer, a ...

Kyle Larson wins NASCAR All-Star Race pole position

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Larson is coming off victories at Charlotte and Sonoma heading into the $ 1 million exhibition race at Texas Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch will start alongside him on the front row ahead of Christopher Bell and Cole Cu...

Scott Dixon wins Indy 500 pole ahead of Herta, VeeKay

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The six-time IndyCar champion and greatest driver of his generation wanted to be left alone to prepare for his own gutsy run around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Two of IndyCar's budding young stars sat atop the leade...

State Department will allow embassies to fly pride flag on same pole as US flag: Report

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The action by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken reserves a Trump administration move that rejected requests from embassies to display the pride flag in June, when Pride Month is celebrated, The New York Times repo...

As the Arctic warms, lightning strikes are more frequent — even near the North Pole

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The Arctic is not usually a hotbed for lightning -- the air is simply not warm enough for thunderstorms to usually occur. But as the Arctic warms at an alarming rate, that lightning frequency is changing as well. I...

Prosecutors say retired NYPD officer beat police officer with metal pole during US Capitol riot

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Federal prosecutors have charged Thomas Webster, a former Marine and retired New York Police Department officer, with allegedly using an aluminum pole to assault a police officer during the Capitol riot on January 6...