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This Racing Couple Shares Love, Life and a Tandem Bike

Ann and John Jurczynski are in it for the long haul. This married couple is one of the fastest long-distance tandem bicycle teams in the world. They’ve competed together in events that require 50-plus hours of cycling with no sleep. How’s that for togetherness? We join the tireless duo as they train for and compete in Paris-Brest-Paris, a 750-mile race through the French countryside.
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UCLA is looking to become a crowd favorite at Pauley Pavilion
UCLA will set a record this season for the lowest average attendance at Pauley Pavilion. But the Bruins could be playing in front of sellout crowds this week.
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Trump Campaign Sues The New York Times for Defamation Over Putin
The lawsuit said the newspaper knowingly published false and defamatory statements
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Trump tears into Pelosi, Schumer for politicizing coronavirus
President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over their criticism of his response to the coronavirus threat — charging that they were playing politics while he was trying to protect the American people. “I think Speaker Pelosi is incompetent. I think she’s not thinking about the country,”...
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Trump: US is 'very, very ready' for coronavirus
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "very, very ready" for whatever the new coronavirus threat brings. Trump held a news conference to push back against criticism that his administration isn't doing enough to meet the virus threat. (Feb. 26)      
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Is Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert the right fit for Chargers?
After 235 consecutive starts by Philip Rivers, the Chargers will have a new quarterback under center to start the 2020 season. Will it be Oregon's Justin Herbert?
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Dodgers beat Angels behind good pitching and offense in spring training exhibition
The Dodgers mount a comeback to beat the Angels 9-4 on Wednesday at Camelback Ranch to improve their spring training record 3-1.
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More than 70% of Americans with kids think they’re better than their parents were
Three in four parents think they’re better moms and dads than their own parents, according to new research. A study of 2,000 parents of school-aged children found 76% believe they’re a better parent than their own. And three in four respondents think parenting is more difficult in the modern world than it was when they...
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Rangers defend Jacob Trouba’s crushing hit against Islanders
Jacob Trouba’s hit on Islanders winger Michael Dal Colle on Tuesday night was as bone-crushing as they come, but all within the rules, according to Rangers coach David Quinn. Dal Colle had his head down to corral a pass just inside his own blue line early in the third period when Trouba came in and...
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Meet the trainer responsible for Drew Barrymore’s 20-pound weight loss
Drew Barrymore took to Instagram to gush over the fitness trainer who got her there: Marnie Alton, whom she calls "one of the greats."
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Female wrestlers competing at historic state championship
History will be made when more than a 100 wrestlers will compete in the first-ever state championships just for girls in Kansas.
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Proposed budget increases Metro, public transportation money
The proposed Virginia state budget continues to increase funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and includes an amendment to extend rail and bus service in Northern Virginia
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‘World’s most identical twins’ claim one ‘died’ after using a cryotherapy chamber
Sister Anna and Lucy De Cinque, dubbed the “world’s most identical twins” have claimed one of them “died for a minute” during a botched anti-ageing treatment. Thankfully Lucy came back to life after “dying” while undergoing cryotherapy, which uses freezing or near freezing temperatures to restore and tighten the skin. The treatment is offered at...
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Coronavirus concerns: Two Italian golfers isolated; other sports events affected
Two European Tour players withdraw from the Oman Open, the NHL is monitoring the coronavirus in China and a Red Sox prospect is quarantined.       
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8 best things to do in L.A. and O.C. on Leap Day weekend: Ballet BC, Ebersole, Chaplin
Christine Ebersole stars at the Wallis, violinist Philippe Quint salutes Charlie Chaplin, Los Angeles Ballet dances Balanchine and more.
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Trump Taps Pence to Lead Coronavirus Response, Says Infection Spread Seems to Have 'Gotten Smaller' in China
President Donald Trump told reporters Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence would be heading up the U.S. response to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Trump also said the spread of the infection in China had "gone down quite a bit."
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Architects let imaginations run wild building Catskills retreats
Principals at four New York City architecture firms dreamed up modern masterpieces for their own weekend homes in the mountains.
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Trump promises more lawsuits against New York Times
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday more lawsuits would be filed against the New York Times after his re-election campaign said it was filing a libel suit over what it said was a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election.
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Obama to send cease and desist letter over pro-Trump super PAC's ad hitting Biden
Former President Obama's team denounced an ad created by a pro-Trump super PAC Wednesday as "disinformation" and "despicable" for juxtaposing Obama's words about race with claims about former Vice President Joe Biden.
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‘It’ star Sophia Lillis says her New York classmates aren’t impressed with her acting career
Brooklyn-born actress Sophia Lillis says her high school classmates aren’t impressed with her TV and movie career. “It’s not a big deal to them really at all, which is fun,” says Lillis, who’s 18 and in her senior year of high school. “That’s one real good thing about New York — that nobody cares!” Lillis...
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Trump addresses coronavirus threat to U.S.
President Trump is outlining plans for dealing with the coronavirus threat after his administration sent mixed signals this week. Cases worldwide are now top 80,000 with more than 2,700 deaths. Paula Reid reports.
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Mekhi Becton could make Giants forget NFL draft trade noise
INDIANAPOLIS — Sometimes, often, the NFL draft is a difficult grind through checks and balances, pros and cons, needs versus wants. Coming to a consensus on your top pick is as smooth and effortless as running through sand on the beach wearing ankle weights. Sometimes, though, it can be easy. For the Giants, the answer...
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Opinion: Milwaukee takes a bullet to its heart
Multiple people were shot to death at the Molson Coors brewery in Milwaukee. That's the biggest headline of the day, whether or not you heard about it.
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Gospel for Asia calls on Christians to pray and fast for end of coronavirus during Lent
With the deadly coronavirus outbreak spreading, Christians around the world are taking precautions while publicly observing Lent, as a prominent international mission organization calls on believers to pray and fast for the end of COVID-19 that has killed over 2,700 people. Gospel for Asia (GFA) created a Lent devotional calendar online that includes daily prayers and Bible readings as Christians remember the 40 days...
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'It's About Time': House Approves Historic Bill Making Lynching A Federal Crime
The Emmett Till Antilynching Act was overwhelmingly approved on a bipartisan vote. "It's never too late to repudiate evil," Rep. Bobby Rush said.
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Multiple killed in shooting at MillerCoors building in Milwaukee
A gunman went on a shooting rampage the campus of the Molsoon Coors brewing company in Milwaukee. The gunman killed at least six people and himself. Dean Reynolds reports.
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Powerball Drawing For 02/26/20: Wednesday Jackpot is $70 Million
The Powerball jackpot for 02/26/20 is $70 million, with a cash option of $50.7 million. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
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Trump’s CDC chief faces increasingly harsh scrutiny
Early missteps on coronavirus, lack of a consistent message make the nation's disease-fighting agency a focus of criticism.
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Trump sends condolences for Milwaukee shooting
U.S. President Donald Trump has extended his "deepest condolences" to the victims and families in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Feb. 26)      
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Greg Gutfeld says Biden's 'mental confusion' on debate stage makes him 'sad': 'It's no longer funny to me'
"The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld said former Vice President Joe Biden's repeated gaffes make him "sad" and "uncomfortable," and criticized Biden's campaign for not properly supporting the candidate.
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Harry Styles says he's 'OK' after being mugged at knifepoint
Life is back to normal for Harry Styles.
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Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus efforts
President Donald Trump holds a press conference to discuss the coronavirus with officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Coronavirus threatens Disney’s ‘Mulan’ release in China: report
The coronavirus is quickly upending a slew of events set to take place in China and the surrounding region, including the release of Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Mulan.”
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A woman raised $170,000 for Elizabeth Warren by dangling gossip. The idea caught on.
“I put it out on a whim, and it started blowing up,” she said. “Before I knew it, it went viral.”
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Shanghai trying to find people who crossed coronavirus patient from Iran
Shanghai is taking action to try to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient who arrived in the city from Iran, the local government said on Thursday.
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Four students save lives with the help of Columbia University's naloxone training program
In the span of about six months, four students attending different schools at Columbia University have saved the lives of four people across New York City whom they previously had never met. All four student had attended opioid overdose prevention sessions at the university. At the sessions, they had received kits that contained the life-saving naloxone nasal spray capable of reversing an opioid overdose.
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Canceled foreign trips and ‘palpable’ anxiety: Schools prepare for the coronavirus
Anxiety spiked after federal officials warned an outbreak is “inevitable” in the United States.
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A rare black-owned Maryland movie theater celebrates its first anniversary
NextAct Cinema, which has two 43-seat theaters, operates in the art deco building in Pikes�ville.
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Opinion: Despite No Major Deal During Trump's Visit To India, There Was Progress
Although no major trade deal was produced during President Trump's visit to India, there were other signs of progress in the U.S.-India relationship, writes the Brookings Institution's Tanvi Madan.
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Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer creates new MLS anthem
To celebrate its 25th season, MLS unveils a new league anthem composed by Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer. The new music will play before each league match.       
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Majority of Americans think you can’t have an ‘ideal wedding’ without an open bar
Americans’ ideal wedding costs over $42K, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans (aged 18–55) who plan on getting married found the perfect wedding would cost $42,310.48 total. For their ideal wedding, Americans desire an open bar. Sixty-one percent would have free drinks at their dream wedding. In addition, 44% would want formal...
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Local digest: Maryland man charged after apparent syringe attack
A roundup of news from across the Washington region.
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Conspiracy theorists think this WWI-era photo is of Elon Musk
Could he be traveling through space and time?
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Potentially habitable exoplanet could broaden the search for life beyond Earth
The more scientists learn about exoplanet K2-18b, the more intriguing it becomes. And it could broaden the types of exoplanets astronomers target in their search for life beyond Earth.
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Explosion and fire breaks out at California oil refinery
Investigators are trying to figure out how a tremendous explosion and fire broke out at the largest fuel refinery on the West Coast. Mola Lenghi reports.
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'Super Earth' planet could have right conditions for life
Scientists discovered a distant planet more than twice the size of Earth that could have the right conditions for life to exist, a new study says.        
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Europe's most beloved pilgrimage sites: Camino de Santiago, Assisi, Wittenberg and beyond
With pilgrimages, the point is to go beyond tourism and connect more deeply with a place, a culture or a faith. Rick Steves shares several favorites.        
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continue farewell tour after split from royal family
Prince Harry is back in Britain for his farewell tour as a senior member of the royal family. While the split has largely been seen as harmonious, some experts suggest that the details reveal a more acrimonious break up. Holly Williams reports.
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Greg Gutfeld warns Bernie Sanders 'might be the most formidable against Trump on the debate stage'
Greg Gutfeld showcased his impression skills Wednesday while reacting to the previous night's Democratic presidential debate and slamming frontrunner Bernie Sanders for defending his comments praising the country's late dictator Fidel Castro.
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