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In honor of Derek Jeter's last game, commentator Frank Deford recalls other sports' so-long-see-you-laters.

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning plastic grocery bags throughout the state. "This bill is a step in the right direction," he said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

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The GOP aims to pick up a House seat in northern New York. If Elise Stefanik wins, she would be the youngest woman elected to Congress. Democrats hope Aaron Woolf can help them hang onto the seat.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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Umbrellas have become the symbol of the Hong Kong protests. But it turns out they were a political liability that symbolized appeasement and weakness for much of the 20th century.

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