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Pittsburgh Penguins Beat the Predators to Repeat as Stanley Cup Champions

NASHVILLE — The Pittsburgh Penguins became the first team in nearly two decades to win a second consecutive Stanley Cup championship when they defeated the Nashville Predators, 2-0, on Sunday in Game 6 of a seesaw series that pitted a high-scoring heavyweight against an upstart challenger.<p>Penguins …

Ice Hockey

The NFL player protests, broken down by team and week

The week before President Trump decided to make NFL player protests a federal issue (so to speak), there were players on seven teams who participated in some sort of display during the national anthem.<p>Defining “participated” is tricky; do we count the 10 players on the San Francisco 49ers who, …

Football (U.S.)

After Irma, Florida prepares for days — and maybe weeks — without power

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Millions of Floridians grappled with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, confronting a sweltering reality: More than 40 percent of Florida still lacked electricity, and for some of them, the lights might not come back on for days or even weeks.<p>“We understand what it …

Rainfall

California Fires Enter the Heart of Los Angeles

<i>For the latest news on the wildfires</i><i>, read our Thursday live updates here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — With thick plumes of smoke, towering flames and mass evacuations, a fast-moving wildfire struck one of America’s major cities on Wednesday.<p>As fires raged out of control across Southern California, a new blaze …

California

Texas Church Shooting: More Than Two Dozen Parishioners Killed

An armor-clad gunman opened fire inside a rural Texas church on Sunday, killing more than two dozen people in the largest mass shooting in the state's history, officials said.<p>Twenty-six people were killed during the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott …

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Terrorist Truck Attack Shocks New York City

Extremism

Total Solar Eclipse Carves Its Path Across the U.S.

The cosmic performance of the century didn't disappoint.<p>Whether they were camped out in small towns or packed into large stadiums, Americans from coast to coast donned protective glasses and gazed in awe at the first total solar eclipse to cross the nation since 1918.<p>The historic eclipse carved a …

Houston Hit by 'Catastrophic Flooding' From Hurricane Harvey, Hundreds Rescued

HOUSTON — Rescuers answered thousands of calls from people trapped in Houston on Sunday as torrential rain from deadly Hurricane Harvey caused "catastrophic flooding" in the city and across southeast Texas, officials said.<p>"This event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything …

Extreme Weather

Las Vegas shooting is deadliest in modern U.S. history

The mass shooting as Jason Aldean performed at a country music festival in Las Vegas is now the deadliest such incident in modern American history.<p>It eclipsed the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando as the worst event of its kind.<p>These are the deadliest mass shootings on U.S. soil:<p>58 …

Columbine High School

In Inaugural Address, Trump Pledges to Keep 'America First'

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, outlining his forceful vision of a new national populism and echoing the same "America first" mantra that swept him to victory last November.<p>In his first address as the nation's chief executive, Trump pledged that his …

Donald Trump