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MLB to continue doubleheaders and runners on second base

MLB renews 7-inning doubleheaders, runners on 2nd in extras

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven-inning doubleheaders and runners on second base to start extra innings will return for a second straight season under an agreement for 2021 health protocols reached Monday between Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The…

NBA to toughen mask-wearing rules

NBA tells teams that rules on mask-wearing will get tougher

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA is adopting a tougher policy regarding masks, telling teams Monday that players on the active roster will have to wear the face coverings in the bench area until they enter games. That memo, obtained by…

EPA plans to relax coal power plant waste rules

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed scaling back the requirements around storing and releasing waste from coal-fired power plants, despite also finding an increase in toxic leaks from waste pits.

How to visit the Korean Demilitarized Zone

With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meeting with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi this week for a second summit, hopes for peace on the Korean Peninsula have once again been raised.