(AP Photo) Henry "Hank" Aaron of the Atlanta Braves reacts Saturday, July 21, 1973, in Atlanta after hitting 700th career home run against the Philadelphia Phillies. He would hit 755 before his retirement three years later -- a record that stood for 31 years.

(AP Photo/David Goldman) Hank Aaron is presented with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, by the Consul General of Japan in January 2016, in Atlanta. Japan honored the former home run king for bringing young people and countries together through baseball.

There’s a story about Henry Aaron breaking into major league baseball that surely resonates with any Red Sox fan. The Milwaukee Braves were playing in spring training against the Boston Red Sox in Sarasota, Florida, on March 14, 1954, the story goes, when a 20-year-old kid called up to repla…

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Wednesday's swearing in of Joe Biden capped a 2020 presidential campaign unlike any other in recent memory, set as it was against a backdrop of a deepening pandemic, cratering economy and calls for racial justice.

 Twitter Inc. has done something that was once thought unimaginable. It shut down one of its biggest attractions — Donald Trump’s account — and in doing so also canceled a sitting U.S. president.

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