OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

FRANKFURT, Germany — The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal the struggling global economy another blow and raise politically sensitive pump prices for U.S. drivers just ahead of key national elections.

‘All the helping made her proud’

When the COVID-19 pandemic began more than two years ago, Mieko Nagao, 96, helped her neighbors and community by sewing masks out of material she found throughout her home.

Council: New jail needed

The Hawaii County Council and a state oversight commission agree that the Hawaii Community Correctional Center should be moved to a different location.

Dodgers finish with 111 wins, best in NL since 1906 Cubs

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers finished with their 111th victory to become the National League’s winningest team in more than a century, and Clayton Kershaw tuned up for the postseason with nine strikeouts in beating the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Wednesday.