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  • The Latest: UK, US call for diplomatic reply to oil attacks

    The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:00 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed with President Donald Trump that there must be “a united diplomatic response from international partners” to the weekend attacks […]

  • Police: Pirates’ Vázquez attempted to have sex with minor

    Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was being held Wednesday in a Pennsylvania jail on multiple felony charges after telling investigators he attempted to have sex with an underage girl during a meeting at her house in 2017. Vázquez is […]

  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans somewhat confident in climate fight

    A new Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll shows Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming. But there are limits to their optimism. People also say […]

  • Review: Guitar czar Joel Paterson rules on retro Beatles ode

    Joel Paterson, “Let it Be Guitar!” (Bloodshot Records) Close your eyes, picture Chet Atkins pulling up a bar stool on the beach at Waikiki and coolly plucking out a surfy rendition of Paul McCartney’s iconic “Michelle.” That’s just one […]

  • Trump axes California’s right to set own auto emissions standards

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday barred California from setting its own vehicle emissions standards, kicking off a battle that is likely to last well beyond the 2020 presidential election. “The Trump Administration is revoking California’s Federal Waiver on emissions […]