Lester wins 200th, Cards down Brewers for ninth straight win

Jon Lester notched his 200th career win, Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Monday night for their ninth consecutive win. The Cardinals have won nine straight for the first time

Kathy Hochul ties record, becomes ninth female governor

With Kathy Hochul officially taking over the reins as New York’s governor, a historic number of women are leading U.S. states — a push toward equality and representation that could continue into next year’s midterm elections. There are now nine women serving