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Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500

washingtontimes.com — Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols entered this week's series at Nationals Park needing just two home runs to reach the magic 500 mark. He got both on Tuesday night off Washington starting pitcher Taylor Jordan. Pujols, 34, became just the 26th player in baseball history to hit 500 homers.

LOVERRO: Why celebrate 'Bad Boys' when 'Eden' awaits?

washingtontimes.com — The Detroit Pistons teams that filled the void following the Magic and Bird era, and did so with elbows, fists, and bad basketball. There is nothing to celebrate about those championship teams. They should be buried, not praised. Look around, children of that time, for something better - something that was beautiful.

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets WWII medals for 'exemplary conduct'

washingtontimes.com — A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.
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Lawmakers seek change in MLB Cuban player policy

washingtontimes.com — TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida lawmakers motivated by Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba are trying to change the way Major League Baseball treats Cuban players and are willing to tie state money for stadiums to the issue. Reps.

Army paratroopers heading to Poland after Russian annexation of Crimea

washingtontimes.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm.
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Bill Ayers, Noam Chomsky to give their side in new Dinesh D'Souza film

washingtontimes.com — Dinesh D'Souza's new film "America" will feature several prominent liberal voices who have been critical of America, including Noam Chomsky and Bill Ayers, the director told The Hollywood Reporter. The film, a follow-up to Mr. D'Souza's 2012 film, "2016: Obama's America," will feature recreations of major historical events.
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Unmanned sub detailed images of WWII wreck off the coast of England

washingtontimes.com — BOSTON - An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary.

High court weighs ban on political 'lies'

washingtontimes.com — The truth has often been one of the first casualties in electoral contests dating back the birth of democracy. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court took up the question of whether there is a constitutionally protected right to tell lies about political candidates seeking office.

Younger veterans push to test marijuana as a treatment for PTSD

washingtontimes.com — Sean Azzariti, a former corporal in the Marines, says medical marijuana saved his life. Two tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2005 left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and he was barely getting by on a cocktail of antidepressants, Adderall and sleeping pills.