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England, the Birthplace of Cricket, Captures Cricket World Cup

LONDON — England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances on Sunday, beating New Zealand by a tiebreaker of boundaries scored after the match was tied after regulation play and again following the first Super Over in the tournament’s 44-year history. England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler …

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Messages on the Moon From a World Turned Upside Down

Messages of peace from exiled leaders of nations under Soviet occupation were poignant. Anatols Dinbergs of Latvia spoke of how the moon landing would contribute to the “restoration of freedom to all nations.” But the words of dictators allied with the United States felt distinctly less principled. Chiang Kai-shek of …

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