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Houston and Los Angeles kept the score close in a game that lasted more than five hours and in which pitchers threw more than 400 pitches. Ultimately, the Astros were victorious.
Oct. 30, 2017
Two days after the regional government voted to secede from Spain, demonstrators rejecting the move marched and brandished Spanish flags in Catalonia's capital.
Oct. 29, 2017
Since Iraq's Kurdish region voted to secede last month, Kurds have reeled from territorial losses. Now, their president and longtime leader, Masoud Barzani, has declared he'll step down Wednesday.
Oct. 29, 2017
As they struggle with disasters and other crises, police, fire and other public officials are spending an increasing amount of time and resources knocking down rumors spreading on social media.
Oct. 29, 2017
Scrutiny is intensifying into the $300-million contract awarded to a tiny Montana-based company to help get Puerto Rico's power grid back online.
Oct. 29, 2017
Al-Shabab claimed the attack as it wages a bloody insurgency in Somalia's capital. A mother and her three children, one of them a baby, were among those killed according to police.
Oct. 29, 2017
The Trump administration's stance on immigration policy is being blamed for holding up federal policing money that pays for things such as training, equipment and personnel.
Oct. 29, 2017
Canada is taking advantage of the Trump administration's attitude toward immigration to attract foreign tech companies and workers. But there are downsides to appearing open to immigration.
Oct. 29, 2017
As the tequila industry surges, the early harvesting and cloning of agave are disrupting the ecosystem of some species — leading some groups to go to bat for the hardworking nighttime pollinators.
Oct. 29, 2017
The new film Victoria & Abdul sheds light on this extraordinary friendship, which had a spicy side effect: Curries, once a way to use up leftovers, began to simmer regularly in the royal kitchens.
Oct. 29, 2017
Experts say such propaganda sows divisions within society by confirming beliefs. Facebook, Google and Twitter officials are testifying this week about Russian influence on the 2016 election.
Oct. 29, 2017
D.C. laces up for a social media marathon in Congress and an explosive Washington Post story helps the White House and GOP go on offense against Hillary Clinton.
Oct. 29, 2017
Getty has given grants to photographers who focused on child brides in India, family members who have been out of touch and youth who have been incarcerated.
Oct. 29, 2017
The debate over how to combat Russia's ongoing campaign of active measures against the West has been taking place since the Cold War.
Oct. 29, 2017
Arby's has "got the venison" now and is marketing these new sandwiches to hunters. But an organization of hunters, anglers and conservationists has beef with it.
Oct. 29, 2017
A new high school in Washington, D.C., brings a radical approach to discipline — including allowing cursing by students. Should that behavior be tolerated? Or punished?
Oct. 29, 2017
Global trade has cost the region plenty of manufacturing jobs over the years, but today a lot of companies have learned how to take advantage of the trade agreement.
Oct. 29, 2017
After a mostly scoreless game, the Los Angeles Dodgers blasted ahead of the Houston Astros in the top of the ninth inning with five runs, evening up the best-of-seven series Saturday, now 2-2.
Oct. 29, 2017
The Astros' first baseman Yu Gurriel will sit out five games next season without pay, and undergo sensitivity training. But the MLB stopped short of excluding him from the rest of the World Series.
Oct. 28, 2017
Racism affects health outcomes, a new report finds. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Harvard professor David Williams about the issue.
Oct. 28, 2017

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