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Why Naomi Osaka's Opening Ceremony Torch Lighting Was Such a Rare Honor

1 month ago   |   By Vanity Fair

On Friday, Osaka became the first active competitor to light the Olympic Cauldron since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
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Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron during opening ceremony

Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron during opening ceremony

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

In May, citing her mental health, Osaka withdrew from the French Open and later withdrew from Wimbledon.
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Naomi Osaka lights Tokyo Games cauldron with Olympic flame. See scenes from the opening ceremony

Naomi Osaka lights Tokyo Games cauldron with Olympic flame. See scenes from the opening ceremony

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has lit the cauldron at the Tokyo Games, ending the flame's journey from Greece to these delayed Olympics. Relive the opening ceremony, in photos.
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Naomi Osaka Lights The Olympic Cauldron In Muted Opening Ceremony's Biggest Moment

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The torch lighting was Osaka's first major public appearance since she took a mental health break following her pull-out from the French Open.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...