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Boston Red Sox fans celebrate following Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston celebrates World Series victory

BOSTON (AP) — Jubilant Red Sox fans took to the streets around Fenway Park to cheer their team’s World Series victory Wednesday night, the first time Boston has won baseball’s fall classic at home in […]

10/30/2013

Grounds crew members dismantle the batting cage after the Boston Red Sox's workout at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. The Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox aim to win title at Fenway, 1st since 1918

BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road. […]

10/30/2013

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the dugout after allowing two runs in the seventh inning during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals’ plane grounded by mechanical problems

BOSTON (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are having a tough time getting back to Boston for the World Series. Manager Mike Matheny says mechanical problems have delayed the team flight on Tuesday. Game 6 […]

10/29/2013

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Lester, Red Sox beat Cards, lead World Series 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Now, this bearded band goes back to Fenway Park just one win away. “Pretty special […]

10/28/2013

NYC Marathon returns after Boston attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon’s security budget has doubled to about $1 million after the bombings at this year’s race in Boston. Sunday’s event comes after last year’s marathon was called […]

10/28/2013

Boston Red Sox Mike Napoli, right, pulls Jonny Gomes' beard after Gomes hit a three run home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness, left, during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2 to even Series

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston’s plans changed. “All I fought for […]

10/28/2013

James Taylor sings "God Bless America" alongside Carlos Arredondo, center, and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, second from right, during the seventh inning stretch of Game 2 of baseball's World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

World Series honors those lost, injured in marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) — The victims of the Boston Marathon bombing have been honored with a tribute during Game 2 of the World Series at Fenway Park. Bombing survivors stood on the field during the seventh […]

10/24/2013

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, in Game 2 of baseball's World Series Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Boston. The series is at 1-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wacha, Cards top Red Sox 4-2 to tie World Series

BOSTON (AP) — Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St. Louis Cardinals began scooting around the bases and tied the World Series. Wacha beat John Lackey in a matchup of present and […]

10/24/2013

In this image taken with a fisheye lens, Boston Red Sox players take batting practice as a rainbow appears in the sky above Fenway Park Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments AP editors think you should see. […]

10/24/2013

In this Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 photo Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring, which he left at his wife's, Marina Oswald, bedside the morning of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is part of a themed JFK memorabilia auction "Camelot: Fifty Years After Dallas" at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston. Engraved on the inside of the ring is a Star of Russia. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Lee Harvey Oswald’s gold wedding band has sold at auction for $108,000. RR Auction said the ring sold to a buyer from Texas who wished to remain anonymous. The ring that once […]

10/24/2013

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