Kiera Anders

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Winners and losers of the biggest state political battles of 2016

By most measures, 2016 was the Republicans’ year. They’ll enter 2017 with near-historic majorities in Congress, governors’ mansions and state legislatures, and as attorneys general, secretaries of state — you get the point.<p>But Democrats and liberal advocates had some surprisingly major victories in …

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Chicago Cubs fans get wild but stay safe, more or less, while celebrating World Series win

Baseball fans on the North Side of Chicago had plenty to celebrate after the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, after a dramatic Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians.<p>And that’s just what those fans did Wednesday night and well into Thursday morning.<p>The Chicago Tribune reports that …

Simone Biles Takes a Break from Her Vacation to Silence the Hater Who Called Her ‘Ugly’

Simone Biles is only 19 years old, but she's already a three-time World Champion and a four-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics.<p>Someone with …

Laurie Hernandez Dances 'The Nutcracker' With the New York City Ballet

It's magical.<p>Laurie Hernandez had quite the 2016. This year has been nothing short of a whirlwind for the gymnast, who competed in the summer Olympics in Rio (earning some <i>major</i> hardware), winning the mirror ball trophy on <i>Dancing With the Stars,</i> signing a book deal, and maintaining some seriously …