Sports
8:07 am
Mon July 28, 2014

La Russa Enters The Hall Of Fame, A Look At His Legacy In St. Louis

Tony La Russa gives his Hall of Fame speech.

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 9:48 am

In his Hall of Fame speech, former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa saluted the support he's had from the management of all three clubs — the Chicago White Sox and the Oakland A's in addition to the Cardinals — he worked for. He singled out some players, including Dennis Eckersly (who ended his career in St. Louis) and Albert Pujols. The "spectacular" tradition in St. Louis and the presence of hall of famers walking around the club made "you feel this obligation to go forward ... motivated to be caretakers" of that tradition, he said.

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The Two-Way
7:14 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 9:14 am

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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Business
7:12 am
Mon July 28, 2014

The Ice Cream Sandwich That Wouldn't Melt

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 9:40 am

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Politics
6:39 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Blunt's bill would create Middle East ambassador focusing on religious freedom

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is touting passage of legislation that authorizes the appointment of a special ambassador to the Middle East focused on religious freedom.

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The Two-Way
5:55 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today

Palestinian Saeb Afana, 12, stands on the edge of a large crater from an Israeli missile strike that destroyed several graves, as he carries flowers at a cemetery in Gaza City on Monday.
Lefteris Pitarakis AP

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 11:10 am

In a resolution overnight, the United Nations Security Council called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire in Gaza.

As USA Today reports, the Security Council called on both Israel and Hamas to "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire into the Eid period and beyond."

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U.S.
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Calif. Gets A Lesson In Succession: 4 Governors In 4 Days

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Sports
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Colorado Rockies Hand Out Free Jerseys — With A Typo

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:35 am

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Latin America
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Locked In U.S. Hedge Fund Battle, Argentina Faces Default

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Europe
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 9:12 am

Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — will have missed a decade or more of work.

Middle East
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Israelis Broadly Support Military's Operation In Gaza

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