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Louisiana team wins Little League World Series

Louisiana team wins Little League World Series

A Louisiana team won the Little League World Series Sunday. The Eastbank Little League defeated Curacao 8-0 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The team from River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans, is also the first team from Louisiana to win the title. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, and colleges including Louisiana State University and Tulane…MORE

Three dead, four injured in shooting at New Mexico party

Three dead, four injured in shooting at New Mexico party

Three people died and four others were injured in a shooting at a house party in Hobbs, New Mexico, police said. Khalil Carter, 18, Kristal Avena, 24, and Lamar Lee Kane Jr., 22, died at the scene, the Hobbs Police Department said in a release. Four people aged 20-23 were taken to hospitals for treatment,…MORE

Time’s almost up for some 2020 Democrats

Time’s almost up for some 2020 Democrats

5. Do Democrats needs more debates?: With the deadline to qualify for the third Democratic National Commitee-sanctioned debate arriving this week — much more on that below — there’s another fight breaking out on the debate front: Should the candidates be doing more of them? Over the weekend, the DNC put the kibosh on an…MORE

Thousands of people gather to commemorate 400 years since American slavery began

Thousands of people gather to commemorate 400 years since American slavery began

400 years ago, a ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived in Point Comfort on the shores of Virginia. The landing marked the beginning of slavery in British North America, forever transforming the modern world. Thousands of people gathered at that same port this weekend in what is now Hampton, Virginia, to honor those Africans, who were…MORE

7 dead after small plane and helicopter collide on Spanish Mallorca

7 dead after small plane and helicopter collide on Spanish Mallorca

Seven people were killed Sunday when a helicopter and a small plane collided in the air above the Spanish island of Mallorca, authorities said. Five people, including two children, were in the helicopter, and two adults were in the plane when the accident happened at Inca, an inland town on the Mediterranean island, the Balearic…MORE

Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Monday on indictment not yet made public

Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Monday on indictment not yet made public

Harvey Weinstein, the movie producer facing sexual assault charges, will appear in court Monday to be arraigned on an indictment, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. The indictment, which was returned by a grand jury, has not been publicly disclosed. It’s not clear whether additional charges will be brought against Weinstein. The last-minute court…MORE

David Ortiz just posted his first photos since being shot in June

David Ortiz just posted his first photos since being shot in June

Big Papi is back. David Ortiz has been largely radio silent since he was shot June 9 while at a bar in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The former Boston Red Sox designated hitter has been home recovering, but he hasn’t posted any photos of himself and has stayed out of the limelight. Until…MORE

Gas explosion levels part of a building in Maryland shopping center

Gas explosion levels part of a building in Maryland shopping center

A gas explosion in Maryland destroyed part of a building in shopping center on Sunday morning, local fire departments report, in an incident that affected businesses and residents miles away. No one was reported injured, but the building is at risk of collapsing, said Stephen Hardesty, battalion chief for Howard County Fire and Rescue, at…MORE