Record setting events

FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible in reflection in Washington. On Friday, March 22, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for February. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 22, 2019 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first five months of the budget year up 39 percent from a year ago. The Treasury Department said Friday in its monthly report that the deficit hit an all-time high for February...
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Wofford guard Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates with teammates after hitting a 3-point basket during the final moments of the second half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
March 22, 2019 - 12:49 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If you didn't know who Fletcher Magee was before, you should now. Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night...
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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes Monday, March 18, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 18, 2019 - 10:43 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Stamkos...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's slalom, at the alpine ski, World Cup finals in Soldeu, Andorra, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
March 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Citius, altius, 40th. Embodying the Olympic motto in a World Cup slalom Saturday, Mikaela Shiffrin went faster in her second slalom run and higher in the World Cup all-time lists by being stronger than Wendy Holdener to win an intense duel. Shiffrin's 40th career victory in...
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February 13, 2019 - 6:25 pm
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane season is five months away, but Grandfather Mountain has recorded winds that reached the equivalent of a Category 3 storm and set a record in the process. Mountain officials posted to social media that winds reached 121.3 mph (194 kilometers per hour) at...
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FILE - This illustration made available by NASA shows the rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The exploratory vehicle landed on Jan. 24, 2004, and logged more than 28 miles (45 kilometers) before falling silent during a global dust storm in June 2018. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity's solar panels for power generation. (NASA via AP)
February 12, 2019 - 4:59 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits. The rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades. Thick dust darkened the sky last summer and, for months,...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) blocks a shot by Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 12, 2019 - 9:19 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook. Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt...
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February 05, 2019 - 3:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly 102,000 passengers flew out of Atlanta's international airport the Monday after the Super Bowl, breaking the record for the number of people screened at the airport in one day. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports passengers waited for up to an hour-and-a-half to get...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) gestures during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2019 - 12:59 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST): ___ 12:50 a.m. The New England Patriots added even more luster to the franchise's rich championship history on Sunday. Their victory over the Los Angeles Rams put a stamp on a season that started 1-2, but ended with New England becoming...
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Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) and guard Jordan Bone (0) talk as they head to the free throw line after a foul during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
February 02, 2019 - 11:15 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Top-ranked Tennessee didn't take much time to celebrate breaking a 100-year old school record. This team has much bigger goals. Grant Williams scored 22 points to help the Volunteers beat Texas A&M 93-76 on Saturday night and with their 16th straight game, setting...
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