Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.
Safari guide Quinn Swales heroically protected six tourists while leading a walking tour in Hwange National Park on Monday, when a lion he’d been tracking lunged at his group. Sadly, he was killed. The 40-year-old Zimbabwean was killed “on the spot,” New Zimbabwe reported. Show More Summary
DAKAR (Reuters) - It took less than a minute for a panel of judges in Senegal to sentence seven men to six months in prison for homosexuality last week, but campaigners say the harm to the African nation's anti-HIV efforts could last much longer.
Washington faces New York six more times, including the final series of the regular season.
Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Ryan Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory.
A top de Blasio aide got six figures from the city’s tourism agency for heading the failed bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
The Nationals have won four of their past six games, their best stretch of baseball since the all-star break. Stephen Strasburg (7-6, 4.22 ERA) takes the mound for the Nationals, and will face off against another fellow San Diego native and a workout buddy James Shields (9-5, 3.74 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, talk about the game below.Read full article >>
The U.S. National Park Service turns 99 years old today, but it's the public that is getting a gift out of it. The NPS is providing free admission to all of its 408 parks, monuments and landmarks on Tuesday — one of six times throughout...Show More Summary
A top court in Bangladesh Monday banned a movie depicting one of the world's worst industrial disasters for six months amid concerns that it would "negatively portray" the nation's $25 billion garment industry. Two High Court judgesShow More Summary
The country celebrates but the World Health Organization says it must go six weeks without a new case before the nation can be declared virus-free.
Soon, the Nationals lineup may be whole again. Third baseman Yunel Escobar could return from his strained neck as soon as Tuesday. Center fielder Denard Span, six rehab games under his belt, isn’t far behind. And that might mean less playing time for Danny Espinosa.Read full article >>
The dinos spend their third week on top, with 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' holding on in second and 'Minions' in third as the top six films on the box office chart remain unchanged. read more
National Journal looks at all the ways the 2016 presidential candidates have proposed changing the U.S. Constitution. “There have only been 27 amendments to the legendary legal document since the Founding Fathers—quite literally—put pen to paper. And that’s with good [...]
By Gary “Digital” Williams The Nation’s Capital will be a hotbed of pro boxing action in the next six days as Washington, DC hosts two boxing cards in a six-day period. That period will begin on Saturday with an eight-bout … Continue reading ? The post DC Hosts Two Boxing Cards in Six Days appeared first on Boxing News.
Marci Hamilton, one of the nation’s leading experts on child abuse cases, announced the lawsuit with six of the seven plaintiffs present at a press conference in Jacksonville, Fla.
Where isn't Tig Notaro these days? Look at 2015 alone: She kicked off the year with a national tour that ran through May. One pitstop included the Sundance Film Festival, where the documentary "Tig" premiered in January, six months before it hit Netflix. Show More Summary
After 15 years of rising federal involvement in K through 12 schools, U.S. education policy is poised for a big shift in direction. If that wasn’t already apparent, it sure became clear on Wednesday, when six of the Republican party’s...Show More Summary
A large bomb exploded early Thursday near a national security building in the Shubra neighborhood of Cairo, wounding at least six people including at least one police officer, Egyptian security officials said.
DENVER — Jordan Zimmermann will tell you when he does not pitch well. He admits mistakes and assesses his performances simply and bluntly. So when he was not overtly frustrated and totally disappointed by allowing six runs in six innings...Show More Summary
The National Safety Council reported this week that traffic deaths and serious injuries in the U.S. are on a pace to rise for the first time in nearly a decade. If the trend for the first six months of this year continues, the NSC says traffic fatalities in the nation [...]