Injuries

A soldier takes a break from shoveling snow and ice from the seating area at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 07, 2018 - 4:47 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When many athletes and officials woke up Wednesday, the temperature at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium was minus 3 Fahrenheit (minus 16 Celsius). Sidewalks in the nearby mountain cluster were sparsely populated all day, save for some athletes, officials and media...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) warms up during a practice Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 01, 2018 - 6:23 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles. Gronkowski participated fully in practice on Thursday. Defensive lineman Deatrich Wise also practiced after being cleared...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 file photo, Tom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLII football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Glendale, Ariz. Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 19, 2018 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was fully broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a...
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, shakes hands with Gov. Phil Murphy, center right, after Murphy gave his address after being sworn in as governor during his inauguration, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 17, 2018 - 11:33 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in more than two decades to not suffer a broken leg while in office. —JON CORZINE: The Democrat...
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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 09, 2018 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States stood behind its assertion that U.S. personnel in Cuba were deliberately attacked and raised the possibility Tuesday that a virus was used, as lawmakers and even the FBI challenged the initial theory of "sonic attacks." The lack of answers more than a year after...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016, file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. Lynn, 85, has a fractured hip after a fall at her home in Tennessee. A statement on her website posted Monday said “she is doing well and thanks all her fans for their thoughts and prayers.” (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music icon Loretta Lynn has a fractured hip after a fall at her home in Tennessee. A statement posted Monday on her website said "she is doing well and thanks all her fans for their thoughts and prayers." A publicist for Lynn didn't answer additional questions. The...
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New York City Fire Department vehicles sit on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The department says the fire started around 7 a.m. Monday in the heating and air conditioning system of the building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 08, 2018 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system injured two people and caused smoke to billow from the roof, the Fire Department of New York said Monday. The fire started around 7 a.m. at the Manhattan building that contains President Donald Trump's home and business...
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Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 6:24 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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People ice skate at Bryant Park, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in New York. A large swath of northern New York is encased in ice and snow after days of lake-effect storms followed by an arctic cold front sending temperatures well below zero. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their dollars aren't going to go as far this winter because of rising energy costs. Forecasters warned people to be wary of hypothermia and...
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