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Gymnastics

Biles dazzles on floor to win record 25th world championship medal

Soon after securing a convincing victory on the beam in Stuttgart to overtake Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo's record tally of 23 world medals, the 22-year-old Biles successfully defended her floor title to win medal number 25. The four-time Olympic champion is...

U.S. women romp to fifth straight world title, Biles rewrites history

The Americans hardly made a mistake, with Biles helping them to a score of 172.330 -- 5.801 points more than second-placed Russia. Biles secured her 21st world medal, overtaking Russia's Svetlana Khorkina for the women's record. Only Vitaly Scherbo of Belarus...

U.S. team heading in positive direction from dark place, says Biles

The Texas-based 22-year-old, winner of a record-equalling four gold medals at the Rio Olympics, was one of more than 100 gymnasts who say they were abused by former Gymnastics USA doctor Larry Nassar who was jailed last year. Gymnastics USA,...
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Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for the week of January 18

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of...

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HOUSTON - A pedestrian has been killed in a hit-and-run crash on the north side of Houston.

Spire nightclub shut down after crowded concert violates COVID guidelines

HOUSTON - A popular Houston nightclub was forced to close after video footage showed an excessively crowded venue over the weekend.