Tag: Recreational sports

Risky, impatient climbers bring danger to US highest peak

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Rangers who keep an eye on North America's highest mountain peak say impatient and inexperienced climbers are taking more risks and endangering themselves and...

Most Indiana state park pools opening this weekend

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IINDIANAPOLIS — Most public swimming pools located in Indiana state parks will open this weekend, as will all beaches operated by the Indiana Department...

Virus fails to deter hundreds of climbers on Mount Everest

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — A year after Mount Everest was closed to climbers as the pandemic swept across the globe, hundreds are making the final...

High waves wash out Chicago beaches as Lake Michigan reopens

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CHICAGO — Beaches in Chicago were washed out by high waves Friday on the first day the city was to reopen Lake Michigan to...

Fun, foul-mouthed reunion for Turner, Douglas on ‘Kominsky’

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LOS ANGELES — Nearly four decades ago, “Romancing the Stone” introduced audiences to the crackling chemistry between Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. ...

Bad dream stopped Everest guide from climbing peak 26th time

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — A record-holding Sherpa climber halted his attempt to scale Mount Everest for a 26th time because of a bad dream but...

Climbing guide says at least 100 virus cases on Everest

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — An expert climbing guide said Saturday that a coronavirus outbreak on Mount Everest has infected at least 100 climbers and support...

An ailing Sahrawi leader shakes Spain and Morocco’s alliance

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LOGRONO, Spain — The mysterious COVID-19 patient arrived at an airport in northern Spain in a private jet. An ambulance ferried the 71-year-old man...

Kayaker’s photos show crack in closed I-40 bridge in 2016

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Photos taken by a Mississippi River kayaker about five years before a crack was found in the Interstate 40 bridge linking...

Spain’s African enclave struggles to handle migrant influx

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CEUTA, Spain — Spain’s north African enclave of Ceuta awoke to a humanitarian crisis on Wednesday after thousands of migrants who crossed over from...