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‘Serial’ Case: Adnan Syed Released, Conviction Tossed

A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed’s conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial,” a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and revolutionized the genre.

Ukraine Combs Mass Burial Site, Says Russia ‘Leaves Death’

Ukrainian authorities were expected to begin recovering bodies Friday from a mass burial site in a forest recaptured from Russian forces, a delicate task that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said would help show the world “what the Russian occupation has led to.”

Oktoberfest is Back but Shadowed by ‘Red Hot’ Inflation

MUNICH (AP) — Oktoberfest is back in Germany after a two-year pandemic interruption — the same bicep-challenging beer mugs, fat-dripping pork knuckles, pretzels the size of dinner plates, men in leather shorts and women in cleavage-baring traditional dresses. But while brewers are…

NFL on Prime Video Latest Foray by Leagues into Streaming

With streaming services eager to acquire live content, professional sports leagues in the U.S. are taking the next steps. The NFL will be the latest with Amazon Prime Video’s debut of “Thursday Night Football” when the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Kansas City Chiefs.

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