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Police say man led them on 8-mile chase

SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Police say a man crashed a vehicle in Connecticut and fled the scene, leading them on a chase. The New Britain man crashed into another vehicle Friday night in Suffield on Interstate 91, and allegedly led state troopers on an eight-mile chase. Twenty-year-old Edward Martinez was arrested on a ramp off Read More…

Bill seeks to target businesses engaged in human trafficking

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at closing the so-called “bodyworks loophole” that critics say helps businesses act as fronts for human trafficking. The bill, sponsored by Democratic state Sen. Mark Montigny, would add “bodyworkers,” bodywork therapy and bodywork facilities to the state’s licensing structure overseen by the Division of Read More…

EDITORIAL: Trump seems to understand that diplomacy is rarely a quick fix

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Ours is not an age for reflection, patience and slow-dancing. Our age demands instant gratification. Sooner than that, if possible. Thus the slow-dancing in the latest exchange since the famous Singapore handshake, originating in a hand-carried letter to Pyongyang. The response came back in another hand-carried letter, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continuing Read More…

EDITORIAL: A grand night for baseball

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Baseball is the reason God made summer. Summer stretches out with the solace and symmetry of a long fly ball to deep center field, climbing ever higher and hanging in the sky as if the afternoon could go on forever. Whether watching a ball game from a box seat on the third-base line or Read More…

EDITORIAL: Religious intolerance on the left

ANALYSIS/OPINION: George Washington, who saw at first hand the limitations of surmise, conjecture and theory, nailed it. “Reason and experience,” he said, “both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” This has always been the settled belief in the cathedrals and temples of the City on the Hill, Read More…

EDITORIAL: Despite protests by allies, the U.S. agrees to ignore several trouble spots

ANALYSIS/OPINION: John Bolton, the president’s national security adviser, has completed a meeting in Moscow to talk about an agenda for the Trump-Putin agenda later this month in Helsinki, and the talk was about “strategic stability in the world, control over nuclear weapons and, in general, a disarmament dossier.” A spokesman for the Russians says they Read More…

EDITORIAL: Opportunity in Helsinki

ANALYSIS/OPINION: There’s something about Helsinki, dark and cold in winter but bright and sunny in summer, that lends itself to meetings of global importance. The usually sleepy Finnish capital hard by the Russian border made its debut on the world stage in 1975, when it was host to a 35-nation meeting that changed the course Read More…

EDITORIAL: Justice Kennedy exit gives Trump a rare opportunity to realign the nation's courts

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Justice Anthony Kennedy finally announced his long-awaited and highly anticipated exit from the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, enabling President Trump to appoint a steady conservative successor. The High Court is stuck, like a needle on an old phonograph record, with a succession of 5 to 4 decisions reflecting the deep and unbridgeable division Read More…