In July, 18 teams from several states convened in Pennsylvania for the Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival.

Jay "Udderguy" Kauflie, right, of the Hog and Hominy Base Ball Club of Tennessee waits for his turn to bat in a game against Brooklyn's Atlantic Base Ball Club on July 18. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)

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Dusting dinosaur bones, Republic of Texas biker rally, residential school survivors march in Canada and more.

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In July, 18 teams from several states convened in Pennsylvania for the Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival.

A massive blaze bigger than San Francisco is consuming part of the drought-stricken state.

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Creatures of many different species and sizes were projected on the side of the iconic building Saturday night to raise awareness about mass extinction.

"Severe drought and extreme weather have turned much of the state into a tinderbox," the governor said as he declared a state of emergency.

The robot successfully hitchhiked across Germany, the Netherlands and Canada without incident before being trashed in Philadelphia.

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A survey to determine whether the Northern Long-Eared bat was present near Dulles Airport, site for planned Silver Line rail yard.

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Washington holds camp in Richmond for the third straight year.

The best distance swimmer of her generation, Ledecky, of Bethesda, wins the 400-meter freestyle, one of five events she could win at the event in Kazan, Russia.

Investigators think the piece is from the aircraft, but after so long, it won’t help in narrowing the search area.

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UFC fighter Ronda Rousey remains undefeated after making quick work of Brazil’s Bethe Correia on Saturday. She has ended her last three matches in a combined total of 64 seconds.

Randy Silvers and Carolyn Berry are giving away their 18th-century horse farm to the winner of an essay contest.

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