- Australian Christmas tree sets record with 518,838 lights Updated: Nov-27-15 7:36 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian set his third Christmas-themed world record in as many years Friday by illuminating a tree in downtown Canberra with 518,838 twinkling lights.
- Hanyu sets record score in short program at NHK Trophy Updated: Nov-27-15 11:02 am
NAGANO, Japan - Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu set a record score in the short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday.
- Mitch Larkin sets short-course backstroke world record Updated: Nov-27-15 5:15 am
SYDNEY - Australian swimmer Mitchell Larkin set a short-course world record in the 200-meter backstroke final at the national titles on Friday.
- Puzzling experience: Rubik's record-holder is from Lexington Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A 14-year-old from Lexington has set a world record in a Rubik's Cube competition.
- Warriors want more after making NBA history with 16-0 start Updated: Nov-25-15 9:26 am
OAKLAND, California - Even though he hasn't been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State's record start.
- Starkville sales tax figures continue setting records Updated: Nov-24-15 6:11 am
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Starkville's sales tax collections continued an upward historical trend in 2014-2015, averaging more than $500,000 per month for the first time in the city's history.
- Bowe breaks women's 1,000 record in World Cup event Updated: Nov-22-15 6:46 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - American Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the women's 1,000 meters Sunday in the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.
- Brittany Bowe sets speedskating world record in 1,000 meters Updated: Nov-22-15 3:41 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Brittany Bowe set a world record Sunday in the women's 1,000-meter race at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.
- Opening set for Jack White's Third Man Records Detroit store Updated: Nov-22-15 4:01 am
DETROIT - An opening date has been announced for Jack White's Third Man Records store just north of downtown Detroit.
- Williams, The Citadel beat Mid-Atlantic Christian 132-60 Updated: Nov-19-15 8:48 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Quayson Williams scored a career-high 30 points to help The Citadel set a program record for points in a game and cruise to a 132-60 win over Mid-Atlantic Christian on Thursday night.
- Absurdly hot October as Earth sets 8th heat record this year Updated: Nov-18-15 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON - Even in a record-breaking hot year for Earth, October stood out as absurdly warm.
- Cutler sets Bears record with 138th touchdown pass Updated: Nov-09-15 11:44 pm
SAN DIEGO - Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler broke the franchise record for touchdown passes when he found Martellus Bennett for a 1-yard score at San Diego.
- Team of lawyers sets record for world's largest gumbo pot Updated: Nov-09-15 7:58 am
LAROSE, Louisiana - A team led by Louisiana lawyers set the Guinness World Record for the world's largest pot of gumbo.
- Big spending expected for state legislative races in 2016 Updated: Nov-07-15 10:26 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - While the presidential campaign commands the public's attention, political parties and financial contributors are quietly preparing for another less glitzy yet significant set of elections a year from now - battles to determine control of dozens of state legislative chambers.
- High temperatures across Michigan match, set records Updated: Nov-04-15 4:59 pm
FLINT, Michigan - High temperatures have set November records or come close to them across parts of Michigan.
- Simone Biles earns record 10th world championship gold medal Updated: Nov-01-15 3:52 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland - The five medals Simone Biles spent the better part of a week so easily collecting at the world gymnastics championships will join the nine others she's captured in a safe somewhere back in Texas.
- McFadden sets NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record Updated: Nov-01-15 10:56 am
NEW YORK - Tatyana McFadden has shattered the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair course record in sweeping four major marathons for the third straight year.
- Reynolds ties record as Navy beats South Florida 29-17 Updated: Oct-31-15 4:40 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - On his way to earning a place in the NCAA record book, Keenan Reynolds showed his potential as a head football coach.
- Overnight stays set record at North Dakota state parks Updated: Oct-30-15 11:31 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The number of people camping overnight at state parks in North Dakota is at a record level this year, as the Parks and Recreation Department celebrates its 50th anniversary.
- Bob Beamon collects 'outstanding Olympic performance' award Updated: Oct-30-15 1:52 am
WASHINGTON - Long jump great Bob Beamon has received a special Olympic award, almost half a century after he set a world record with a stunning jump at the 1968 Mexico City Games.