The Orioles won their first division crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Blue Jays. The Nationals shut out the scuffling Braves.
Leading Off: • KS-Sen: Republican Sen. Pat Roberts launches the first of what will be many ads tying independent Greg Orman to national Democrats. The narrator cites Orman's donations to Democrats, and his opposition to repealing Obamacare. Show More Summary
The Nationals won by 3-0 at Citi Field, getting a two-run homer from Wilson Ramos in the seventh inning.
This week, the country had a national teach-in about domestic violence courtesy of a grainy elevator video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée Janay Palmer. The dark, disturbing images sparked the soul-searching coast-to-coast conversation this issue deserves. Show More Summary
On the sad anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil, we stand as a nation to remember this day and the lives of heroes and victims alike. Here are some of the most reflective tweets from the day as people begin to observe this solemn day: The George W. Bush Library: […]
Leading off: • AZ-Gov: The RGA has been hitting Democrat Paul DuVal since the late August Republican primary ended, and now national Democrats are entering the fray. During the primary, eventually winner Doug Ducey's opponents attacked...Show More Summary
The INFOdocket website has a roundup of the correspondence between Canadian library associations and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) relating to the proposed outsourcing of its AMICUS national union catalogue to the OCLC international...Show More Summary
A southern resident orca mother and her calf. For the first time since 2012, a new calf has joined the population. (Photo: NOAA's National Ocean Service / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study found that tiny crabs of the species Planes...Show More Summary
A southern resident killer whale mother and her calf. For the first time since 2012, a new calf has joined the population. (Photo: NOAA's National Ocean Service / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study found that tiny crabs of the species...Show More Summary
Here’s Awful Announcing’s weekly roundup of NFL ratings, where you’ll see how your team is performing in your market, and how nationally televised games are performing across America. Enjoy. CBS (1 p.m. ET Regional Window) 1. Pittsburgh (CLE vs. PIT) - 35.4/65 2. Boston (NE vs. MIA) - 31.2/65 3. Kansas City (TEN vs. KC) - 30.8/59 4. […]
- "Hundreds of thousands" of Iraqi children, as a result of displacement due to the chaos, will be missing school - French President Manuel Valls: National Front is at "the gates of power" - Trevor Timm: "The police body-cam peep show: are you ready to give up your privacy, too?"
Adam LaRoche homered twice to give the Nationals a win at home.
- The U.S. warned the Islamic State could obtain chemical weapons from Syria - Presidential candidates in Afghanistan told NATO they would work together to form a national government - States with "right-to-work" laws spend more in public assistance compared to states without "right-to-work" laws
Adam LaRoche came off the bench in the ninth inning and drove in five runs to lead the Washington Nationals to a thrilling 8-5 victory over the host Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
(The Sports Xchange) - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence early Sunday morning. The Sacramento Bee reported that McDonald was booked by San Jose police at 5:30 a.m. Show More Summary
A weekly compilation of Americans playing abroad with a wrap-up of weekend performances: Reporting to U.S. national team for friendly at Czech Republic on Wednesday (2:15 p.m. ET, NBCSN & UniMas) ENGLAND Premier League Tim Howard was the victim of shoddy defending and an own goal in Everton’s 6-3 home loss to Chelsea. Diego Costa […]
Last week, gay parents in three different nations celebrated several significant wins within the court systems of their respective countries. The courts granted fundamental custodial rights to gay families in Colombia, Italy and Switzerland. On Thursday, Colombia's Constitutional Court ruled...
EATER HEATMAPS— The pastrami burger at Damn the Weather gets a shout out on Eater National's 30 Hot New Burgers For Labor Day Weekend roundup. The Pioneer Square cocktail spot features the burger made with house-cured, cold smoked chuck, house-made...
Rough cactus coral, one of the new coral species to be listed as threatened. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced it will list 20 new species of coral as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, largely because of climate change. Show More Summary
An Icelandic puffin. (Photo: Martin Ystenes / Flickr Creative Commons) - Florida is receiving $6 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for oyster recovery in Apalachicola Bay in northwest Florida—a fishery that crashed in 2012 and 2013. Show More Summary