‘Amazed by him every day’: 9-year-old launches nonprofit to raise awareness for pediatric cancer

“I started it because I didn’t want kids to have such a hard time as me going through cancer.” Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic finals

The 24-year-old U.S. star, considered to be the greatest gymnast of all time, huddled with a trainer after landing her vault. She then exited the competition floor with the team doctor. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Hopeful for a full and speedy recovery’: Bear cub injured in California wildfire is rescued

Rescuers were not able to locate the bear’s mother. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New Mexico health officials say roughly half of all new COVID-19 cases are the delta variant

“Just get vaccinated. I mean the reason delta is spreading across the United States is because of low vaccination rates,” Dr. Scrase said. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Multi-Use stadium bond for New Mexico United to go before Albuquerque City Council

multi-use stadium bond to go before Albuquerque City Council Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Triathlon at Tokyo Olympics forced to restart when boat gets in way

It took about 13 seconds before the buzzer sounded again signaling a false start, but not everyone heard it and some kept swimming, sending Olympic support staffers to chase them down with personal watercraft. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

IOC relaxes mask rules for medalists at Tokyo Olympics

Olympic medalists can now remove their masks — briefly — on the podium. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Tokyo isn’t the first Olympics to battle a pandemic, but experts say ‘everything pales in comparison’

Tokyo 2020 will enter the record books as the Games that came closest to a last-minute cancellation due to rising infections. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

An airport piano player earned thousands in tips after stranger shared videos of him on Instagram

“That $60,000 is not mine. It’s money that’s going to go to others. There is only one way to say thank you, because words are inadequate. And that is to pay this forward.” Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Tokyo Olympics Day 1: Here’s what you need to know

The first day of the opening weekend for the Tokyo Olympic Games is starting to wrap up. It featured competitions in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

US women win first Olympic 3-on-3 basketball game with First Lady Jill Biden in attendance

The U.S. beat France 17-10 as the 3-on-3 basketball tournament makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ecuador wins men’s road race for 1st cycling medal ever

Richard Carapaz rode away from American Brandon McNulty and 2021 Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar on his way to victory. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

After yearlong delay, the Tokyo Olympics officially open with blaze of fireworks, moment of silence

The Tokyo Games have begun at last, after the delay that saw the world fragmented and locked down. The pandemic, still raging today, casts a shadow over the event meant to unite the world in sportsmanship. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pelosi says Jan. 6 panel to move forward without GOP’s choices

A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take place whether Republicans participate or not. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

President Biden says getting vaccinated ‘gigantically important’

Expressing frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate, President Biden made a renewed plea for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as it surges once again, almost entirely among unvaccinated populations. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Director of Olympic opening ceremony fired after Holocaust joke resurfaces

The last-minute scandals come as the Japanese government faces criticism for prioritizing the Olympics despite public health concerns amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Strangers save cat that was trapped in a storm drain for a week

People walking by the area say they could actually hear the cat crying, but nobody was able to fit in the drain to pull the cat out. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CDC advisers to meet to discuss COVID-19 boosters and J&J vaccine safety

There are no plans for the panel to vote on issues included on the agenda. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘She’s gonna die’: Terrifying police body cam video shows rescue of woman in underwater car

When police pulled her from the water, she wasn’t breathing and had no pulse. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sweden shuts out US women’s soccer team at Olympics

The loss broke a 44-match winning streak for the Americans, who are ranked No. 1 in the world and the favorites to win gold in Tokyo. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘I got to help them get out’: Video shows two people rescued from burning car

“I realized I had to go there and help because there was nobody else around. I’ve never seen anything like that.” Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Trump inaugural committee head accused of being agent of a foreign government

The chair of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday in California on charges alleging that he and others conspired to influence Trump’s foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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