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The official start of summer is still two weeks away, but much of the nation is sweating through near-record temperatures, with heat advisories and warnings issued across the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest on Wednesday.
Trailing Ohio State by three runs late in the Big Ten tournament opener, Illinois had to win to keep its season alive and had just two outs left to do it.
A once-sleepy movement that would upend the Electoral College, reverse two centuries of constitutional practice and elect presidents by direct popular vote has quietly picked up momentum in recent days, with Republican Party leaders scrambling to stanch a steady stream of defections by GOP state lawmakers to the plan.
State-owned media in Moscow are reacting warmly to the news that President Obama plans to appoint his top adviser on Russia as the next U.S. ambassador to the Kremlin.
When Frank McCourt bought the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004 with his then-wife Jamie at his side, he promised to restore a treasured franchise that hadn't made the playoffs in seven years and hemorrhaged tens of millions of dollars under its previous owner.
Some of the world's most famous doubles pairs could hardly be more similar, with sibling duos the Williams sisters and Bryan brothers each winning career Grand Slams. Yet the most accomplished team in college tennis points to its differences as a key to success.
Victims of kidnappings, bombings and sectarian murders, many Iraqi refugees have been deeply traumatized by the violence they and their families have experienced.
Scientists have identified what may be one of the last northern refuges of Neanderthals, a spot near the Arctic Circle in Russia with artifacts dated to 31,000 to 34,000 years ago.
Tiger Woods' post-scandal career is increasingly taking on the shape of a slice. It's veered farther and farther offline since the moment his SUV slid out of control at the end of his driveway, and it just took another turn for the worse. Golf is hard enough to play from the middle of the fairway. From the rough, it becomes impossible soon enough.