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  • Budweiser and Major League Baseball have launched a White House petition to have the league's opening day declared a national holiday. (Budweiser/Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Baseball lobs one to the White House

    Canny marketers have tiptoed into "We the People," the White House's public petition outreach that draws motley interest groups with myriad causes. And now the cause is baseball, beer, opening day revels and official blessings.

  • Column: Could football end up killing itself?

    The dustup over deer-antler spray didn't last long, which is probably just as well. No reason to ruin Ray Lewis' retirement, or the week-long spectacle of everything that is the National Football League in this party town.

  • Belarus blocks social media sites on holiday

    The authoritarian government of Belarus blocked access to popular social networking sites on Sunday in an attempt to prevent opposition protests on a national holiday.

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