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July 23, 2018


Gunman in LA supermarket standoff arrested for murder

LOS ANGELES — A gunman who got into a deadly shootout with police, then took dozens of people hostage at a Los Angeles supermarket has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said Sunday. Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was being held Sunday morning on $2 million bail, according to Officer Drake Madison, a Los Angeles

Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul kills 14, returning VP unharmed

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber carried out an attack near Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan on Sunday killing 14 people, and narrowly missing the country’s vice president who was returning home after living in Turkey for over a year, security officials said. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the blast occurred near

The Latest: Coroner IDs woman killed at LA supermarket

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on a man who took customers and employees hostage at a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Coroner’s officials have identified a woman who was fatally shot when a gunman being chased by Los Angeles police fled into a supermarket and took hostages. The Los Angeles

Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy’s first major champion. Tiger Woods took the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in nine years and lost it with one bad swing. Jordan Spieth cost himself another

Sun of Happiness by Holiday Mathis

It’s not too hard to think about how you might get happy in the distant future, but that usually involves a lot of fantasy circumstances and events that you have zero control over. Choose to be happy right now. There’s a way! Indeed, there are many ways under the Leo sun. When the sun is

Malkin: Upstart pol a graduate in fake-o-nomics

It costs a pretty penny to earn a diploma in stupid. The annual list price to attend Boston University — including tuition, fees, room and board — currently rounds out to $70,000. To acquire a degree in economics from this tony institution of higher learning, an under­grad must complete courses in calculus, microeconomic and macroeconomic

Heed Mercury's Warning by Holiday Mathis

When shopping for support, religion, ideology, friendship, love, learning or help in any matter at all, the early stages of investigation are key. The slightest red flag is a signal to move on. Sure, mistakes happen, but the lunar square to Mercury warns that early mistakes are signs to be given extra credence and heeded

MLB Notebook: Second half stories aplenty for Red Sox

With only 62 games left after Saturday for the Red Sox to win the division and establish crucial home-field advantage in the American League, we did a thorough analysis of second-half storylines as we look ahead to the most exciting, and most concerning, stories to pay attention to down the stretch. EXCITING Mookie Betts and

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