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News of the day from across the nation, July 27

The military’s policy permitting transgender individuals to serve remains in place, the country’s highest military officer said Thursday, clarifying some of the confusion surrounding President Trump’s tweeted [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, July 27

An Associated Press tally of official reports shows that the death toll in nearly four months of civil unrest in Venezuela has reached 100. An al Qaeda-linked propaganda network announced Thursday that a militant leader [Read entire story]

US women begin tournament against Australia, Brazil faces Japan

Mallory Pugh approaches her opportunities with the U.S. national team pragmatically: “I think if you talk to anyone that goes into national team camp, they’ll say it’s the most competitive environment that you can [Read entire story]

Rockies make deal with Phillies for reliever Pat Neshek

After Wednesday’s game, Philadelphis traded the right-hander to Colorado for three low-level minor leaguers: a starter, a reliever and a shortstop. In return, the Phillies received right-handers Alejandro Requena and [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, July 27

Adobe Systems’ Flash service — which had long faced criticism for its cumbersome user experience and vulnerability to hacking — is finally set to fade into history. At the end of 2020, the company will stop [Read entire story]

Cal alum Layshia Clarendon gets 6th triple-double in WNBA history

Cal alum Layshia Clarendon had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to become the sixth WNBA player with a triple-double and the host Atlanta Dream beat the Phoenix Mercury 99-91 in overtime Tuesday night. Sheryl [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, July 26

Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker hurt by air bag recalls, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and said it would sell its surviving operations to a Chinese-owned American rival, Key Safety [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, July 25

Collins, a moderate from Maine, can be overheard complaining about Trump and his proposed 2018 budget, which slashes spending with deep cuts to domestic agencies, food stamps, Medicaid, highway funding and medical [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, July 25

Collins, a moderate from Maine, can be overheard complaining about Trump and his proposed 2018 budget, which slashes spending with deep cuts to domestic agencies, food stamps, Medicaid, highway funding and medical [Read entire story]

Dodgers’ Kershaw may miss 4-6 weeks

Braced for the worst possible news on injured ace Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to find some comfort Monday that his back diagnosis did not appear as dire as last season. The Dodgers put their All-Star [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, July 25

Vino Volo, a boutique wine bar and shop found in airports across North America, has been acquired by Hojeij Branded Foods, an airport food and beverage operator based in Atlanta, the companies said Thursday. Vino Volo [Read entire story]

Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

Mr. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. With George Mikan in the middle and Mr. Kundla the calm, steady hand directing the team, the Lakers won the 1949 [Read entire story]

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw headed to disabled list

The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw is headed to the disabled list after his latest back injury. After a couple of practice pitches in front of a team trainer, Kershaw resumed facing Tyler Flowers with two outs and walked [Read entire story]

Clint Dempsey matches record as U.S. beats Costa Rica in Gold Cup

Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then matched Landon Donovan’s American record with his 57th international goal, leading the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 on Saturday night in Arlington, [Read entire story]

Yankees’ Castro headed back to DL

New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro will be placed on the disabled list with another injury to his right hamstring, manager Joe Girardi said Saturday. Castro, activated off the DL on July 15, reinjured his [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World

While Hungary opposed taking in migrants “who could change the country’s cultural identity,” Orban said Hungary would remain a place where “Western European Christians will always be able to find [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World

While Hungary opposed taking in migrants “who could change the country’s cultural identity,” Orban said Hungary would remain a place where “Western European Christians will always be able to find [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation

The NAACP announced Saturday that it will embark on a nationwide listening tour to talk to its local members and help determine what the future of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization should be. Leon Russell, [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, July 21

Mexican military forces killed a suspected gang leader and seven others in a bloody shootout this week in southern Mexico City, which has largely avoided such large-scale drug violence. The shootout and roadblocks of [Read entire story]

Usain Bolt wins 100 meters in his last Diamond League race

In the last Diamond League race of his glittering career, Usain Bolt held on to win the 100 meters at the Herculis track meet in Monaco on Friday. The eight-time Olympic champion was under pressure from Isiah Young of [Read entire story]