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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift the longstanding ban.
Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer threw his second no-hitter of the season Saturday, striking out a franchise-record 17 in a 2-0 win over the New York Mets in the second game of a doubleheader. Scherzer is just the sixth pitcher in Major League Baseball history to achieve the milestone in the same year and he did it against a Mets team that had already locked up the National League East Division title. "To throw a no-hitter, sometimes it takes a little luck," Scherzer said.