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Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

MIAMI — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings.
Explosion kills 2 steam pipe workers at veterans hospital

Explosion kills 2 steam pipe workers at veterans hospital

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Two workers were killed in an explosion Friday while repairing a steam pipe in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut, officials said. Alfred Montoya Jr.
UK's 'Yorkshire Ripper' serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies

UK's 'Yorkshire Ripper' serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies

LONDON — The British serial killer known as the “Yorkshire Ripper” died Friday, reviving unsettling memories of a killing spree that bred fear across northern England in the late 1970s. He was 74.
Q&A: Teen 'black-ish' star Miles Brown releases debut album

Q&A: Teen 'black-ish' star Miles Brown releases debut album

LOS ANGELES — Miles Brown says playing Jack Johnson on the hit comedy series “black-ish” inspired him to speak out about equality and social justice through his art.
Michigan governor seeks shutdown of Great Lakes oil pipeline

Michigan governor seeks shutdown of Great Lakes oil pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took legal action Friday to shut down a pipeline that carries oil beneath a channel that links two of the Great Lakes.
Repudiating Trump, officials say election 'most secure'

Repudiating Trump, officials say election 'most secure'

WASHINGTON — It's hard to put it any more bluntly: "There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes or was in any way compromised.
Peacekeeping force says 7 killed in Egypt helicopter crash

Peacekeeping force says 7 killed in Egypt helicopter crash

JERUSALEM — The international force that monitors the Israeli-Egyptian peace agreement said Thursday that seven peacekeepers, including five Americans, were killed when one of its helicopters crashed during a routine mission in Egypt's Sinai Peninsul
Official Myanmar vote count affirms Suu Kyi's party control

Official Myanmar vote count affirms Suu Kyi's party control

YANGON, Myanmar — Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won enough seats in Parliament to return to power for a second five-year term, official results released by the election commission showed Friday.
Coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 in hard-hit Massachusetts

Coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 in hard-hit Massachusetts

BOSTON — Once a coronavirus hot spot, Massachusetts was seen as a model for infection control this summer as coronavirus cases and deaths dwindled.
Georgia counties prepare for hand tally of presidential race

Georgia counties prepare for hand tally of presidential race

ATLANTA — As Georgia counties prepare for a hand tally of the presidential race, the state's top elections official planned to quarantine after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Thursday.
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