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Astros defeat Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 to end 55-year championship drought

The Astros have only been around since 1962, but their history is quite interesting. Some of the greatest players of all time have worn an Astros …

Houston Strongest! After more than a half-century, Astros win first World Series title

LOS ANGELES -- The Houston Astros are all alone in the baseball stratosphere, coming through just when their city needed them most.<p>Just a little more …

Astros win 1st World Series in franchise history

LOS ANGELES (AP) From laughingstock to lift off.<p>George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, …

Astros shut out Yankees in ALCS Game 7, advance to first World Series since 2005

The Astros will face the Dodgers in the World Series<p>On Saturday night in Houston, the Astros defeated the Yankees by a score of 4-0 (box score) in …

Astros win first AL pennant; Justin Verlander named ALCS MVP

HOUSTON -- Scoot over, Killer B's. Make room for the Sluggin' Stros.<p>It took all seven games and every ounce of the invaluable home-field advantage …

Astros beat Yankees in Game 7, will meet Dodgers in first World Series since 2005

HOUSTON — Breaking down Game 7 of the AL Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park:<p><b>Astros 4, Yankees 0:</b> Astros win series, 4-3.<p>***<p><b>The game:</b> Charlie Morton pitched five sharp innings and Jose Altuve sparked a three-run fifth with a homer as the Houston …

Raqqa: US-backed forces declare 'total liberation' of ISIS stronghold

<b>Raqqa, Syria (CNN) —</b> US-backed militias on Friday declared the "total liberation" of the Syrian city of Raqqa, which for more than three years was the de facto capital of ISIS.<p>Speaking at a ceremony held to celebrate the capture of Raqqa, Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman Talal Silo claimed a …

Treasure hunters think they've discovered where the most valuable Nazi loot is hidden

One of the team said that radar imaging suggested the caves could be booby trapped.<p>A group of treasure hunters have been given the OK for an …

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year.<p>The new restrictions on …

‘The Vietnam War’ Filmmaker on the Horrifying Execution Footage That’s ‘Unbearable to Look At’

Episode 6 dives deep into the Tet Offensive: the misconceptions, the absolute carnage, and the fallout that occurred in both Vietnam and the</i> …

Vietnam War

This massive Yellowstone earthquake destroyed a mountain and created a lake 190 feet deep

Dozens were killed, and a dam nearly gave way<p>Purley Bennett was camping with her family in West Yellowstone when she heard a great rumbling on the …

Trump: 'Sad day' for North Korea if U.S. takes military action

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would prefer not to use military action against North Korea to counter its nuclear and missile threat but that if he did it would be a “very sad day” for the leadership in Pyongyang.<p>Trump again pointedly declined to rule …

Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues, throwing Republican plans into chaos

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Kelsey Snell<p>, Reporter<p>Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Elise Viebeck<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump, a man of few allegiances who seized control of the Republican Party in a hostile takeover, suddenly aligned himself with Democrats on Wednesday on a series of key fiscal issues — and even …

Republicans

Instantly Elevate Your Workwear Wardrobe With These 21 Chic Flats

It's not always easy finding the perfect shoe that you can wear to work but is also stylish enough that you don't need to make a shoe switch when going out. Flats are the perfect pair you should invest in this season because not only are they chic, but they also won't kill your feet. From plaid …

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.<p>Disney’s defection, announced on …

How Women Got Crowded Out of the Computing Revolution

Why aren’t there more female software developers in Silicon Valley? James Damore, the Google engineer fired for criticizing the company's diversity program, believes that it’s all about “innate dispositional differences” that leave women trailing men.<p>He’s wrong. In fact, at the dawn of the …

University of Pennsylvania

Ignore The Bullshit: iPhones Are Not Destroying Teenagers

The same people who proclaimed a narcissism epidemic among millennials now say teens are being ruined by smartphones. They're wrong.

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

19 On-Trend Fall Flats That Every Fashion Girl Needs in Her Wardrobe

Even though it's still warm outside, that hasn't stopped us from getting excited about all the upcoming Fall fashion. All of the season's collections are slowly starting to pop up at our favorite brands and retailers. I'm personally obsessing over all the new and flashy flats I've been seeing …

4 Best-Selling Zara Jackets You Definitely Need for Fall

Don't try to fight it: September is around the corner, so you might as well get a head start on your fall wardrobe. Don't know where to begin? Zara's …

Layered Under a Dress — and 25 Other Creative Ways to Rock Your Jeans This Fall

Your closet may be full of different pants styles, but chances are your trustiest, no-fail go-to is a good ol' pair of jeans. And why shouldn't it be? They work for nearly every occasion, from casual Fridays to dinner with friends, and every event (and nonevent) in between.<p>Bloggers and influencers …

Hong Kong's It Girl Wore a Wedding Gown That Has the Entire Internet Buzzing

Destination weddings take on a life of their own, and Feiping Chang's was out of this world. The fashion influencer said her "I do's" to Lincoln Li in Capri, where she walked down the aisle in a strapless Giambattista Valli dress. She worked with the designer to create the dramatic gown and it …

WOOF

Grenfell Tower: firefighters search overnight with toll expected to rise

Search goes floor to floor as residents express anger that their concerns about fire safety were ignored<p>Firefighters searched Grenfell Tower overnight and extinguished the last flames of the catastrophic blaze that killed at least 12 people, as police said the death toll was bound to rise.<p>With the …

Grenfell Tower

Scalise critical, shooter ID'd as James Hodgkinson

A gunman believed to be a supporter of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sprayed a hail of bullets at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, critically wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and injuring four others before U.S. Capitol Police took down the …

CNN Exclusive: US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US investigators believe Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news report that contributed to a crisis among the US' closest Gulf allies, according to US officials briefed on the investigation.<p>The FBI recently sent a team of investigators to Doha …

Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Wednesday for a pair of stunning attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its …

Extremism

UK police stop passing Manchester bombing information to US over leaks

Officers investigating Manchester Arena bombing take decision as transatlantic row over leaks escalates<p>• Manchester bombing: latest updates<p>British police have stopped sharing evidence from the investigation into the terror network behind the Manchester bombing with the United States after a series …

Manchester Bombing

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches for Nuclear Trigger

The U.S. is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test, multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>North Korea has warned that a "big …