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The San Francisco Giants need one more win over the Kansas City Royals to clinch their third World Series championship in the past five years. Sounds simple, but history says otherwise.
Novelist Gabrielle Zelvin reviews Meg Wolitzer's new young adult book, Belzhar.
Melissa Block talks to Campbell Clark, chief political reporter at The Globe and Mail, about developments in Canada since last week's shooting.
Three years after Florida A&M student Robert Champion died after a beating on a bus, a member of the university's marching band is on trial for manslaughter.
Robert Siegel talks with Dr. David Oshinsky about the historic polio vaccination trials. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jonas Salk, who invented the vaccine.
A statue of Jesus Christ called "Cristo Rey" is prominently located near the...
Despite being in one of the most dangerous regions in the world, Nicaragua remains relatively peaceful. Analysts credit its style of policing, which has rejected the iron fist policies of neighbors.