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Adversity made Strasburg's World Series MVP award sweeter

Nov 01, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals win their first World Series title, just months after being given only a .01 percent chance of winning the crown by oddsmakers

HISTORIC. Stephen Strasburg becomes the first pitcher to go 5-0 in a single playoff run and is named the first World Series MVP pitcher since San Francisco's Madison Baumgartner in 2014. Photo from Instagram/@nationals


Nationals rally past Astros to capture World Series

Oct 31, 2019 - 2:12 PM

Written off months ago after a poor start, the Washington Nationals complete one of the most shocking championship runs in baseball history

HISTORIC. The Washington Nationals celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 7 to win the 2019 World Series. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Astros rout Nationals to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 28, 2019 - 12:53 PM

The Astros seize a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven finals of Major League Baseball to zero in on their second World Series crown in 3 seasons

ON THE VERGE. The Astros win 3 straight after dropping the first two games of the World Series. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series

Oct 24, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Unlikely heroes turn up as the Washington Nationals dump the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the best-of-seven finals

DOMINANT. Juan Soto, Michael A. Taylor and Gerardo Parra of the Nationals celebrate their Game 2 dumping of the Astros. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Nationals outlast Astros to capture World Series opener

Oct 23, 2019 - 4:39 PM

In his World Series debut, 20-year-old Juan Soto becomes the fourth-youngest player in history to homer

COMPOSURE. Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals (right) steals second base against Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros during the 8th inning in Game 1. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Astros seek World Series dynasty as Nats hunt fairytale title

Oct 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Astros eye a second title in 3 seasons, while the Nationals aim to end a 95-year MLB title drought for Washington

BACK AT IT. The Astros advance to the World Series for the second time in 3 years. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Trump pays respects as president Bush lies in state in U.S. Capitol

Dec 04, 2018 - 8:02 AM

(UPDATED) The Republican stalwart is being honored with 4 days of commemorations and services in Washington and in Texas, where he will be buried on December 6

IN MEMORY. The flag draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is seen in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, DC, December 3, 2018. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AFP

Yankees overcome 0-2 hole to eliminate Cleveland, advance to ALCS

Oct 12, 2017 - 1:17 PM

The Yankees will meet the Houston Astros to decide which team represents the AL in the World Series

COMEBACK IS REAL. Didi Gregorius smacked two home runs to help the New York Yankees advance to the AL Championship Series. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Mammoth 'Snowzilla' blizzard blankets eastern US

Jan 23, 2016 - 8:17 AM

UPDATED The snowstorm is expected to last until early Sunday

SNOWSTORM. Pedestrians walk during snowfall, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, January 22, 2016. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Orioles, Nats clinch MLB division titles

Sep 17, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The Orioles clinched their first AL East division title in 17 years while the Washington Nationals secured the National League East division title against Atlanta

Catcher Nick Hundley (R), third baseman Jimmy Paredes (L) and the rest of the Baltimore Orioles clinched the AL East division crown for the first time in 17 years. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

US landslide death toll rises to 24

Mar 26, 2014 - 1:43 PM

10 more bodies are found 3 days after a landslide crashed into the town of Oso in Washington state

LANDSLIDE. A general view showing the break-away part of a hill, after a mudslide near Oso, Washington, USA, March 25, 2014. Matt Mills McKnight/EPA

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

Mar 15, 2014 - 8:29 AM

UPDATED The move marks the final phase of the privatization of the Internet domain system according to a statement from the US government