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Nationals Top Astros in Game 7 to Win 1st World Series Title

HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound. Almost out of contentio...
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49ers Beat Redskins in Ugly 9-0 Game to Improve to 6-0

LANDOVER, Md. — Nick Bosa sacked Case Keenum to run out the clock, belly flopped onto the field and rode it like a Slip 'N Slide. "Slid way farther than I thought was going to slide," he said. "It takes you back to being a kid: You're out there, you're s...
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New ‘It’ Film Portrays Painful True Chapter of LGBT History

BANGOR, Maine — Moviegoers from Maine who watch the film "It: Chapter Two" this weekend might recognize a scene that draws on a painful event from the state's history. "At the time I started writing 'It,' the Howard murder had just happened. It was fresh in...
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UN Report: Humans Accelerating Extinction of Species

People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday. But it's not too late to fix the problem, according to the United Nations' f...