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The Indians are enjoying sellout crowds in Cleveland for Series games against the Chicago Cubs. But where were those enthusiastic fans during 2016 regular season?
Oct. 27, 2016
Aging takes a toll on teeth, but Medicare doesn't cover most dental needs, and private plans often have skimpy coverage. That means people are paying out of pocket for care or going without.
Oct. 27, 2016
The results are mixed for fourth-, eighth- and 12th-graders. More than that, though, experts say the nation's report card may be out of step with the latest goals for science learning.
Oct. 27, 2016
Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
Oct. 27, 2016
Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners also hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.
Oct. 27, 2016
Want to hear a really big fish story? These guys don't. They're micro-fishers, seeking out the smallest fish and the largest number of species in this relatively new sport.
Oct. 27, 2016
Kelly's unexpected dispute with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich illuminates why Trump's poll numbers are crashing. Gingrich attempted to lecture Kelly on her fascination with sex and scandal.
Oct. 26, 2016
The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.
Oct. 26, 2016
The Cubs hope to shake off their 6-0 loss in Game 1 and that they'll have a better chance with their ace Jake Arrieta facing the Indians' Trevor Bauer.
Oct. 26, 2016
In one email, a Clinton aide says "we need to clean this up — [Obama] has emails from her — they do not say state.gov."
Oct. 26, 2016
New workplace health rules in California would go beyond existing safety standards by requiring private health care facilities to develop specific plans to mitigate risks of violence against workers.
Oct. 26, 2016
After the government blocked opponents' efforts to trigger a recall election, they say their only option is to take to the streets and convince President Nicolas Maduro to resign.
Oct. 26, 2016
Republican women have soured on Donald Trump, and Latinos are fired up against him. It's why Texas, which has gone Republican for the last 40 years, could be closer than it's been in decades.
Oct. 26, 2016
Police are still investigating, but a man who identified himself as the vandal can be seen on a video destroying the star as onlookers giggle and ask for the smashed bits as souvenirs.
Oct. 26, 2016
The misdemeanor charge against Arpaio, 84, was formally lodged Tuesday. The sheriff for much of the Phoenix metro area, Arpaio could face up to six months in prison if convicted.
Oct. 26, 2016
Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
Oct. 26, 2016
The U.S. has always opposed the annual U.N. resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba, but it abstained this time. The White House opposes the embargo and has taken steps to ease it.
Oct. 26, 2016
Google says it will honor its existing commitments to support or deploy gigabit-speed Internet. But it's scaling back the work on fiber optics to focus on "new technology and deployment methods."
Oct. 26, 2016
Thursday was to be signing day for a major trade pact between Canada and the European Union. But Belgium's small Wallonia region remains opposed.
Oct. 26, 2016
Donald Trump's attendance at the grand opening of his hotel in Washington, D.C., is just the latest example of the GOP nominee bringing media attention to his businesses.
Oct. 26, 2016

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