Royals beat Jon Lester to advance to ALDS


Baseball is catharsis and revelation, triumph and torture, a game filled with slow, meditative appreciations and short bursts of delirium that you store in your delirium hump for months, years, decades just in case. Royals fans 

A back-and-forth American League Wild Card Game ended when the Royals rallied for two runs in the 12th inning to beat the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

The Kansas City Police want you to stop doing crimes while the Royals are on. By Seth We'd like to hear the @Royals clinch this. — Kansas City AL Wild Card Game 2014: Kansas City Royals beat Oakland Athletics in 12.

On Tuesday night, the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics, 9-8, in a 12-inning contest that featured five lead changes and ended on a walk-off single to left field that barely eluded the glove of a diving infielder. It wasn't just the best

His multi-tiered bet/bribe/challenge went like this: If (a) Katie watched most of the rest of the season's Royals games with him and (b) at the end of the season she could name 10 Royals players and (c) the Royals won the division or a Wild Card Game …

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Six things investors need to know about October


(CNN) — Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in October. From horror films to documentaries and new episodes of beloved series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases

This year, October-as-breast-cancer-awareness-month seems a bit off, post-peak, tired. It's been like this for a while now, waning over years. As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) ages it may appear unnecessary – as in no longer useful, 

BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month, including Ben Affleck in Gone Girl and Jake Gyllenhaal as a sociopath.

BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month, including Ben Affleck in Gone Girl and Jake Gyllenhaal as a sociopath.

(CNN) — Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in October. From horror films to documentaries and new episodes of beloved series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns


Facing an outraged Congressional committee, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson admitted the agency's security plan “was not properly executed" — calling the September 19 White House intrusion “unacceptable.” "I take full responsibility," Pierson said.

CBS News – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security 

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, who has been skewered by critics over the Sept. 19 White House security breach, has resigned, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. "Today Julia Pierson, the director of the United States Secret 

"Today Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it," said Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. "I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret 

CBS News – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security 

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Is Dry for First Time in 600 Years


Until the 1960s, the Aral Sea was fed by two rivers, the Amu Darya and Syr Darya, which brought snowmelt from mountains to the southeast, and local rainfall. But in the 1960s the Soviet Union diverted water from the two 

The images, taken each year in the month of August, show how the smaller Northern Aral Sea had separated from the Southern Aral Sea, which itself had broken up into an eastern and a western lobe, the two sides still barely connected at both ends.

Perhaps the best, or worst, example, is the complete destruction of the Aral Sea. Once one of the four largest lakes in the world by surface area, fed by the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers, it has now been destroyed by the 

Once the fourth largest lake in the world, Central Asia's shrinking Aral Sea has reached a new low, thanks to decades-old water diversions for irrigation and a more recent drought. Satellite imagery released this week by NASA shows that the eastern

The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth largest lake, home to 24 species of fish and surrounded by fishing communities, lush forests and wetlands. While the lake was salt water, the rivers that fed it were fresh water. In the 1950's the Soviet Union

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Available To Download: Install Guide And Big …


More importantly, Windows 10 will be a single operating system that finally spans all of Microsoft's Windows powered devices, from desktops and laptops all the way through to tablets and phones. "Windows 10 will be our 

With Windows 10, it's almost as if Microsoft so desperately wanted to distance itself from Windows 8 that it skipped an entire version number.

With Windows 10, it's almost as if Microsoft so desperately wanted to distance itself from Windows 8 that it skipped an entire version number.

(Windows XP, at a hoary 13, is still second despite Microsoft's increasingly desperate attempts to kill it off.) Windows 10 will also be designed to adapt to all different categories of devices, from PCs to tablets to phones, with different interfaces

"Windows 10 represents the first step of a whole new generation of Windows," Microsoft operating systems chief Terry Myerson said during the unveiling, according to the Seattle Times. Leaked builds have shown a return to a 

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