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If you've been thinking about your next vacation but putting off a decision, Norwegian Cruise Line's new airfare deal might light a fire under you. The company is offering free and reduced round-trip airfare for many of its cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Alaska and other destinations in the...

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If you didn’t get enough active vacation time this summer, REI Adventures has a fix for those who can get away in December. You can save $700 on multi-sport vacations to Belize that include zip-lining through the jungle, rappelling down a waterfall and snorkeling in pristine waters. The deal:...

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Looking for an epic adventure? A new Iron Curtain cycling tour weaves its way from Berlin to Budapest, Hungary, and includes five capitals and five distinct cultures that are connected by this historic period of the 20th century. The nearly 1,000-mile bicycle Ride & Seek Bicycle Adventures tour...

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“Welcome to the game of our land,” read the sign at the arena entrance. Inside, LCD screens flashed the names of corporate sponsors: domestic brands of incense, motorcycles and tea biscuits. Bollywood songs blasted from speakers as packs of slim, mustached young men filed into the cheap...

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The Andrew Janz for Congress headquarters in an empty storefront on North Blackstone Avenue was supposed to be closed Monday, but I pushed on the glass door and it swung open. Inside, it was quiet. Like all campaign headquarters, it was messy with a temporary feel in the air. Folding chairs,...

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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom enters the final weeks of California’s 2018 governor’s race with a solid lead over Republican businessman John Cox, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. The survey’s findings provide little hope to Cox’s long-shot campaign in the...

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On Dec. 1, 1955, the activist Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to vacate her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., to make room for white passengers, thus setting off a boycott and providing essential inspiration to the Civil Rights movement. A few weeks later and 280 miles away in Nashville,...

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A record number of female combat veterans are on the ballot in congressional races this fall, a test of whether women can repeat the success American men have long enjoyed​​ of parlaying military experience into political careers. The nine candidates have the potential to more than double the...

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the author of "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military", talks about what role astrophysicists played in advancing military technology.

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If you’ve been on the fence about getting a smartwatch, your time may have come. This fall marks a coming of age for the smartwatch industry, with impressive offerings from all the big players. Don’t be surprised if all these nifty new devices result in some competitive pricing for the...

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The roar returned. The building jumped. The fans forgave. A day after Enrique Hernandez criticized the Dodger Stadium crowd for its lack of energy, hours after he apologized for that critique, Chavez Ravine was filled Tuesday with the noisy joy of amends. Fans were chanting, “Let’s Go...

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There is no love lost between Manny Machado and the Milwaukee Brewers. On the night Machado nearly tripped up their first baseman, and the night after Machado twice grabbed the Brewers shortstop in trying to break up a double play, the Brewers players wasted no words in expressing their anger at...

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Canelo Alvarez sign 10-year, $365-million deal with streaming service DAZN

Canelo Alvarez signed a 10-fight deal worth a guaranteed $365 million with the streaming service DAZN late Tuesday, a staggering agreement called “the highest paid guaranteed contract in sports history,” by his promoter. Mexico’s Alvarez, who won the World Boxing Council and World Boxing...

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Brian Dozier takes advantage of rare start, knocking in first run for Dodgers

The playoffs might come around every year for the Dodgers. They have not come around every year for the 25 men currently representing the Dodgers. Of the nine players in the starting lineup Tuesday, Yasiel Puig was the only one who has played on each one of the Dodgers’ six consecutive division...

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