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Uggla's 2 Bombs Power Marlins' 7th Straight Win

Streaking Florida is unbeaten in the Nats' new park this season

(Newser) - Dan Uggla's second home run on Sunday was a go-ahead drive in the eighth inning that lifted the Florida Marlins to their seventh straight win, 5-4 over the Washington Nationals. Uggla drove in two runs and has seven RBIs and three homers in two games; he hit a grand slam... More »

Nieves Hits Ninth-Inning Blast to Lift Nationals

First big fly for backup catcher comes in huge situation

(Newser) - Wil Nieves hit his first major league homer, a two-run shot in the ninth inning, to give the Washington Nationals a 5-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Nieves drove an 0-2 pitch from Chicago's Bob Howry (0-2) into the Washington bullpen in right field for the Nationals'... More »

Abuse Victims Find Some Peace With Pope

Tears and inspiration at long-sought meeting

(Newser) - Victims of sexual abuse yesterday exited a long-sought meeting with Pope Benedict XVI moved by his compassion and inspired by hope. "He apologized," one of them told CNN after the talk in a Washington chapel. "He seemed to intrinsically understand what we were talking about." Benedict... More »

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