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Lost migrant, unidentified body: Missing in the Americas

MEXICO CITY — The brothers-in-law knew all too well that crossing the desert leading to the United States could be lethal. One had lost a father on the journey in 1995 and an uncle in 2004. And the two young men had already tried to make the trek just a few months before but surrendered to border patrol agents in exhaustion.

Red Sox win another World Series crown

LOS ANGELES—Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California—and even outside Fenway Park back home.

The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that great.

A team to remember from top to bottom. A season to savour from start to finish.

Volunteer nurses, doctors pitch in to help migrant caravan

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico — The main plaza in Pijijiapan quickly became a makeshift triage centre as thousands of Central Americans trudged into this southern Mexico town.

A severely dehydrated woman connected to an IV line sat on a plastic chair in the gazebo. Nearby, volunteer nurses took temperatures and treated coughs, handing out donated medicine as migrants lined up.

Pipe bombs target Democrats, CNN

WASHINGTON—A wave of glass-filled pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats, and CNN was thwarted without physical harm but an anxiety-filled day yesterday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national mid-term elections.

None of the bombs detonated as law enforcement took them away for examination and disposal.