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Dodgers defeat Rays in Game 5 of the World Series

Dodgers defeat Rays in Game 5 of the World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers are just one win away from the World Series crown after beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 Sunday night. The win gives the Dodgers a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven matchup. Dodgers star pitcher Clayton Kershaw earned his second win of the Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The…MORE

Federal authorities investigating possible ballot box arson in Boston

Federal authorities investigating possible ballot box arson in Boston

Federal authorities are investigating the possible arson of a ballot box in Boston after the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office notified them of the incident, officials said. Firefighters responded to a call about the fire just after 4 a.m. Sunday at the Boston Public Library’s main branch in Copley Square, the Boston Police Department said…MORE

US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

The US Navy has identified the two-person crew killed Friday when a training aircraft crashed in a small town outside Mobile, Alabama. In a news release Sunday, the Navy identified the victims as Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30, from Wixom, Michigan, and 24-year-old US Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett of Weddington, North Carolina. Ross was…MORE

A 3-year-old boy dies at his birthday party from gunshot wound

A 3-year-old boy dies at his birthday party from gunshot wound

A 3-year-old boy in Texas was killed on his birthday after sustaining a gunshot wound, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. The child, who died Saturday in Porter, was with family members who had gathered to celebrate the child’s birthday when the incident happened, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. Family members…MORE

This American astronaut voted from space. Here’s how she did it

This American astronaut voted from space. Here’s how she did it

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins casting her vote from some 200 miles above Earth should be all the motivation you need to make a plan to vote this year. Rubins, the only American voter not currently on Earth, said she was able to vote from the International Space Station last week. This isn’t the first time…MORE

Kansas father in custody, daughters recovered after 2 boys found dead in home

A father is in police custody and his two daughters have been recovered safely after his two sons were discovered dead in a Leavenworth, Kansas, home, according to Leavenworth County Undersheriff Jim Sherley. Sherley told CNN that law enforcement was called to a home after a family member went to the residence and reported the…MORE

University of Michigan football team debuts an ‘EQUALITY’ decal on helmets

University of Michigan football team debuts an ‘EQUALITY’ decal on helmets

If you looked closely during the University of Michigan’s football season opener on Saturday, you may have noticed a special detail on the Wolverines’ helmets. They’ve been marked with a decal that reads “EQUALITY” and depicts six raised fists in various skin tones. Born from a student-led initiative, the decals are meant to reflect the…MORE