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Some states are seeing higher numbers of Covid-19 cases as others ease restrictions

While some states are seeing improving outlooks in their battle against Covid-19, other parts of the nation are hitting tragic records. “Things will get worse before they get better,” President-elect Joe Biden said, regarding the winter surge. Biden spoke about his <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Covid-19 vaccination plan</a> Friday and promised Americans, “We will manage the hell…MORE

Markstrom records shutout, Flames top Canucks 3-0

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sean Monahan, Dillon Dube and Matthew Tkachuk scored power-play goals and Jacob Markstrom’ made 32 saves and shut out his former team as the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 Saturday night. Calgary’s home-opener was the first NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome since March 8, 2020, a span of 10…MORE

EXPLAINER: Italy faces a political crisis amid a pandemic

MILAN (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down Italy’s coalition government at a critical juncture in the coronavirus pandemic. Renzi orchestrated the resignations of two ministers from his tiny but key Italia Viva party. The outcome of his power play…MORE

Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Vaccines from the West, Russia or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in southeastern Europe, where coronavirus vaccination campaigns are off to a slow start — overshadowed by heated political debates and conspiracy theories. In countries like the Czech Republic, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria, vaccine skeptics have…MORE

Pacioretty lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored 7 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Vegas rallied for the win after William Karlsson tied it with 1:22 left in regulation. After winning the opening faceoff of overtime, Pacioretty raced up ice while Mark…MORE

USC beats Washington State 85-77, improves to 5-1 in Pac-12

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tahj Eaddy scored 14 of his season-high 21 points in the first half and Southern California defeated Washington State 85-77 on Saturday night for the Trojans’ sixth straight victory. USC (11-2) improved to 5-1 in Pac-12 play for the first time since 2002. Evan Mobley had 16 points despite four fouls.…MORE

Richardson scores go-ahead goal as Preds beat Columbus 5-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are showing scoring depth, good goaltending and an ability to finish. It’s all part of why they’re off to an undefeated start. Brad Richardson scored the go-ahead goal with 9 minutes left, and the Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Saturday night to sweep the season-opening, two-game…MORE

South Korea is cracking down on digital sex crimes. Has it done enough?

(CNN) — Between the ages of 11 and 14, South Korean teenager Ji-o was threatened, stalked and pressured into taking sexually explicit photos of herself by men on the internet. She joined Twitter in 2015 as a lonely 11-year-old elementary student, hoping to make friends, according to Choi Yunu, from non-governmental organization Mental Health Korea.…MORE

Iowa State women 75-71 to end another streak by No. 6 Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Ashley Joens and Iowa State again put an end to a long winning streak by No. 6 Baylor. Joens scored 14 of her 27 points in the fourth quarter of a 75-71 win Saturday night that snapped the Lady Bears’ 61-game home court winning streak — just 10 months after the…MORE

Thomas, Watford rally LSU past South Carolina 85-80

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cameron Thomas scored 25 points, Trendon Watford had 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and LSU rallied to beat South Carolina 85-80 on Saturday night. The Tigers (10-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) trailed for nearly 34 minutes of game time but went on a 20-4 run during the final eight…MORE