The entire 2020 pack is running to the left of Obama \u2014 sad!

Last week’s debates removed any remaining doubt: The crazies rule the roost, with even the “moderate” Democrats pushing policies far to the left of President Barack Obama’s. Some wailed about their competitors’ “unrealistic” visions and “fairy-tale economics” — even as their own ideas were straight out of the Brothers Grimm classics. On health care, ex-Veep […]

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Mets finally get bad start that brings win streak to crashing end

PITTSBURGH — Eventually a starting pitcher was going to throw a clunker, forcing the Mets to find another way to win a game. That test arrived Friday night, and the Mets flopped. Steven Matz was knocked out in the fourth inning — snapping the string of excellent starting-pitching performances — and the Mets’ lineup and […]

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‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites

We’ve all tried to kill a cockroach only to watch it scurry away at a super-fast pace. One of nature’s creepiest insects, as it turns out, has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot that could in theory burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers. A team at the University […]

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‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife

Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with creator and producer Simon Fuller — gives us an up-close, edge-of-your-seat […]

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No guarantee these Red Sox are playoff-bound

It hasn’t gotten to the point where the funeral directors in Boston can begin preparing Fenway Park for an AL East wake. No need to reserve New England’s living room from two-to-four and seven-to-nine when it comes to the Red Sox repeating as divisional champs. Not time to open a cash bar for the bartenders […]

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