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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill pitched six dominant innings in his first start with Los Angeles and Justin Turner hit his 24th homer, lifting the Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Wednesday night.
If US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen chooses to use her closely watched address on Friday to clear the air, she will have plenty of clearing to do. On the health of the economy and the dangers of inflation, her colleagues on the committee that sets key interest rates are at odds with each other -- with one member perhaps unfairly chided in the business press for appearing to contradict himself more than once in the space of a single week. All members of the Federal Open Markets Committee agree that interest rates will have to rise.
Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll rose to 247, but the number ...