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Red Sox beat Astros in Game 4 of ALCS, on brink of World Series

Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-out, two-run homer in the sixth inning led to an 8-6 victory over the Astros for a 3-1 ALCS lead.

We followed 15 of America's teachers on a day of frustrations, pressures and hard-earned victories

Teachers are paid too little, get the wrong kind of help from parents and are burdened by state rules.

Red Sox first baseman shakes off scary crash

Red Sox first baseman shakes off scary crash

Powerball jackpot grows to $430M; Mega Millions' $900M drawing set for Friday

The two big lottery games now top $1B. Mega Millions, unscathed Tuesday night, is the second-biggest jackpot in U.S.

DeRozan leads Spurs past Wolves 112-108; Butler scores 23

DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds the Spurs defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108 on Wednesday night