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India said Monday its soldiers thwarted “provocative” movements by China’s military near a disputed border in the Ladakh region months into the rival nations’ deadliest standoff in decades.
Multnomah County officials say the county hopes to begin reopening in about two weeks, but a mysterious coronavirus outbreak could hinder those plans.
China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the world’s highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Like in several other preseason polls, Gonzaga is one of the top teams in ESPN’s Joe Lunardi’s initial bracketology. The Zags are the No. 1 seed in the West Region.
Another basketball season is in the books and with most of the big awards handed out, it’s time to announce the 2020 edition of The Spokesman-Review all-region teams.
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The Mike Bloomberg 2020 campaign announced plans to open an office Sunday, Feb. 16, to serve the Tri-Cities, Yakima and Central Washington state.
Officials from China’s Xinjiang region say most of those detained in the area’s contentious re-education centers have been moved from the facilities, but those assertions have been challenged by accounts from Uighurs and Kazakhs
Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.
The Cavaliers (33-3) redeemed themselves from last year’s loss to UMBC by relying on veterans, sound defense, poise, controlling the ball and a failure to be rattled even when the Boilermakers had the chance to ice the game in regulation at the foul line.
Zion Williamson scored 23 points, RJ Barrett had 18 and a career-high 11 assists, and Tre Jones added 22 points and eight assists, helping No. 1 overall seed Duke avoid an NCAA Tournament upset and edge No. 4-seeded Virginia Tech 75-73.
Tyler Herro hit a 3-pointer with 25.8 seconds left to give Kentucky the lead after Houston had erased a double-digit lead, and the Wildcats escaped their NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal with a 62-58 win over Houston
Fifth-seeded Auburn poured in 17 3-pointers, many of them during a game-changing run that spanned halftime, and the Tigers rolled to a 97-80 upset over North Carolina in the Midwest Region semifinals.
Freshmen Aaron Henry and Gabe Brown led experienced Michigan State past LSU 80-63 and into the Elite Eight. Henry and Brown each had career highs in points. The second-seeded Spartans are in the Elite Eight for the 10th time under coach Tom Izzo.
Jarett Culver’s 22 points were a mere subplot in third-seeded Tech’s 63-44 takedown of Michigan in the West Region – a victory that set up an intriguing Elite Eight showdown against Gonzaga, which boasts the country’s leading offense.
Ty Jerome scored 13 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining, and No. 1 seed Virginia reached its second regional final in four years with a 53-49 victory over No. 12 Oregon on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament.
Carsen Edwards scored 29 points as Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2000, needing overtime to beat Tennessee 99-94 after blowing an 18-point lead in the South Regional semifinal.
From Twitter to the lengthy roster of college basketball analysts, it was nearly impossible to ignore the debate leading up to Selection Sunday about Gonzaga deserving a No. 1 or No. 2 seed.
North Carolina earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, but that’s about the only gift the Tar Heels got for the NCAA Tournament.
Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.