Nearby Earth-like planet discovered

August 24
The European Southern Observatory's Director General on Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-like planet orbiting the Sun's closest stellar neighbor.

Katie Ledecky throws out Nationals first pitch

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Olympic gold medal swimmer Katie Ledecky threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Ledecky won four gold medals and one silver at the Rio games.

Park: Staying positive despite tough season

August 24
Twins rookie Byung Ho Park says he's learned a lot in his first season in U.S., and he's tried to stay positive despite disappointing results and season-ending wrist surgery.