(TOKYO) -- The first gold medal of the 2020 Olympics was officially won Saturday in Japan China's Qian Yang earned gold in the women's 10-meter air rifle to take home the long-awaited first medal. The 21-year-old is a rising star in the sport. She defeated Russian Anastasiia... Read More.
(BRISBANE, Australia) -- The 2032 Summer Olympic Games will be held in Brisbane, Australia, the International Olympic Committee confirmed on Wednesday. The IOC steered the bidding for the 2032 Games towards Brisbane, avoiding rival bids. The city was given exclusive negotiating rights in February,... Read More.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood revealed Wednesday that he was the recipient of a prestigious honor from his U.K. hometown, London -- the Freedom of the City of London. The award is bestowed on people of all nationalities and backgrounds that have provided exceptional service to the U.K.'s... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News(LONDON) -- The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to the American poet Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”Glück will be awarded the... Read More.
The Marysville Fire District and Granite Falls Fire Department have been awarded a $600,000 regional federal grant for updated tools. In order to receive this grant each agency had to demonstrate a clear need for the funding and how the award... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Three scientists have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday.Roger Penrose was awarded half of the prize "for the discovery that black hole formation... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Three scientists have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus,” the Nobel Committee announced Monday.“Harvey J. Alter,... Read More.