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October 14,2018 04:00
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The story of the Unknown Warrior

The daughter of the man tasked with selecting a dead soldier, Brigadier General Wyatt, turned 100 this year and was reunited with her father’s medals. Here she shares her memories
October 11,2018 19:40
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Fun facts about possible World Series matchups

We are exactly 12 days away from Game 1 of the 2018 World Series, and we know the matchup will be one of four possibilities: Brewers-Red Sox, Dodgers-Astros, Brewers-Astros or Dodgers-Red Sox. Each of these matchups will be fun -- it's the Fall Classic, after all -- but some of them are fascinating beyond the conventional matchup. Here's a look at three potentially enjoyable aspects of e...
October 11,2018 14:40
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Melania Trump: 'I'm the most bullied person on the world'

First lady Melania Trump said in an interview that aired Thursday that she is the most bullied person in the world, which has led her to create her anti-bullying "Be Best" initiative, before softening her comments slightly to say she is one of the most bullied.
October 11,2018 06:40
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Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2018

For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries.
October 07,2018 07:20
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Mushrooms could help save the world's bees

SEATTLE — The epiphany that mushrooms could help save the world's ailing bee colonies struck Paul Stamets while he was in bed. "I love waking dreams," he said. "It's a time when you're just coming back into consciousness." Years ago, in 1984, Stamets had noticed a "continuous convoy of bees" traveling from a patch of mushrooms he was growing and his beehives....
October 05,2018 19:00
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Ranking every 7-game World Series

In 1909, the Pirates beat the Tigers in the first seven-game World Series. It was uninspiring. Only one game was within a run, none went into extras, and Game 7 was a blowout. Three years later, the Red Sox and Giants played their own seven-game series (eight, if you count Game 2, which ended in a tie), and this one was a classic. There were four one-run games and two extra-inning games (including...