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Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT — The world’s major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate their industry in the years ahead. Yet for that to happen, they’ll need to sell the idea to people like Steve Bock.
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod, matches most wins by a musher

Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod, matches most wins by a musher

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Ever since Dallas Seavey became the youngest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2012, he’s been bombarded by questions on whether he would eventually get five race titles, the most ever by a musher.

Lawyer: Iran charges detained French tourist with spying

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has charged a French tourist with spying and “spreading propaganda against the system,” his lawyer said Monday, the latest in a series of cases against foreigners at a time of heightened tensions between Iran and the West.

Federal agents arrest rapper who was on the run for months

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — U.S. Marshals in Tennessee have arrested a Georgia rapper who was wanted for nearly three months after violating his probation by melting off his court-ordered ankle monitor and disappearing, according to authorities.
Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Socially distanced voters cast their ballots Monday in churches, conference centres and even the national parliament on the first day of a Dutch general election that has been spread over three days to allow people to vote sa
Myanmar junta orders martial law in large area of Yangon

Myanmar junta orders martial law in large area of Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s ruling junta has declared martial law in a wide area of the country’s largest city, as security forces killed dozens of protesters over the weekend in an increasingly lethal crackdown on resistance to last month’s military
State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday inaugurated a new underground facility designated for missile storage, the country's state TV reported. The report quotes Guard commander Gen.
Chicago parish fiercely backs priest after sex abuse claims

Chicago parish fiercely backs priest after sex abuse claims

CHICAGO — When her teenage son was murdered outside a church in 2006, Pam Bosley contacted ministers around Chicago, hoping someone would help make sense of it. Only one wrote back.
Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Normally, Academy Award nominations mean an Oscar bump in box office. This year, streaming services and digital rental platforms may get a bounce. Many of this year's best-picture nominees have already been released on various home-viewing platforms.
Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin'

Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin'

ROME — The Vatican declared Monday that the Catholic Church won't bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.