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MLB Roundup: Braves Complete Series Win Over Mets

Michael Harris II drove in the go-ahead run with a seeing-eye double in the seventh inning to send the Atlanta Braves to a 3–2 win over the visiting New York Mets on Thursday. The victory gave the Braves a 3–1 series win and cut the Mets’ lead in the National League East to 3 1/2…


Big Ten Conference Strikes Multi-Year TV Deals ‘Around $7.5 Billion’

College sports league The Big Ten Conference said on Wednesday it has struck multi-year television rights deals for its football, basketball and other intercollegiate games. The agreements with CBS, FOX, NBC and NBCUniversal’s Peacock give The Big Ten, which includes football powerhouses Ohio State and University of Michigan, a solid lead in the race to…


New Book Challenges COVID-19 Vaccine Narrative

As more research is published on people who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine, more data—at least the data that make it to publication—are revealing that many people have had harmful effects from the injections. Of course, COVID-19 itself came with health consequences, and everyone understood that. The vaccine was supposed to be so safe and…


Target Profit Crumbles as Inflation-Weary Consumers Shun Discretionary Spending

Target Corp. reported a bigger-than-expected 90 percent fall in quarterly earnings on Wednesday and missed estimates for comparable sales as it struggled to lure inflation-hit shoppers with steep discounts on apparel, electronics, and home goods. A host of U.S. retailers have issued profit warnings in recent weeks as consumers squeezed by higher prices for everything…


Monkeypox Vax Maker Bavarian Nordic ‘No Longer Certain’ It Can Meet Demand as Cases Surge: Report

Monkeypox vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic has warned it may not be able to meet demand as cases of the virus continue to surge across the globe. “It’s a very dynamic market situation,” Rolf Sass Sorensen, a vice president at the firm, told Bloomberg on Wednesday. “Demand keeps rising, and it’s no longer certain that we can…


With Cheney’s Ouster, at Least 8 of 10 GOP Trump Impeachment Backers Will Be Out of Congress Next Session

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Three-term Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Aug. 16 became the eighth of 10 Republicans who voted for Donald Trump’s impeachment to either retire or be defeated by party rivals endorsed by the former president. Cheney, one of Trump’s most vociferous critics, was defeated in Wyoming’s Aug. 16 Republican primary for the state’s lone congressional…


With Cheney’s Ouster, Most GOP Trump Impeachment Backers Will Be Out of Congress in 2023

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Three-term Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Aug. 116 became the eighth Republican who voted for Donald Trump’s impeachment to either retire or be defeated by party rivals endorsed by the former president. Cheney, one of Trump’s most vociferous critics, was defeated in Wyoming’s Aug. 16 Republican primary for the state’s lone congressional seat by…


Caratini’s 2-run Single in 11Th Rallies Brewers Over Dodgers

MILWAUKEE—Victor Caratini hit a two-run single off Dodgers closer Craig Kimbrel in the 11th inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers over Los Angeles 5–4 on Tuesday night. A sensational catch by Dodgers center fielder Chris Taylor in the 10th kept the game tied. Taylor homered in the seventh to make it 3–all. Batting with the bases…


Adventures of a 13-Year-Old American Kid in World War II Italy

Joseph Moraglia was born in Brooklyn on July 4, 1931. He was the youngest of nine children born to Domenico and Rosa Moraglia. Fittingly for being born on the Fourth of July, he was the only child of the Italian family born in the United States. Joseph turned 91 this year. He’s the poster child…


NBA Schedule Won’t Have Games on Election Day This Year

The NBA will be off on Election Day. The league’s schedule for the coming season will have all 30 teams playing on Nov. 7, the night before the midterm elections. The NBA is hoping teams use that night as an opportunity to encourage fans to get out and vote, plus amplify the need for civic…