LOS ANGELES—Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental tune to use for the introduction of its classic rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven,” a federal court jury decided yesterday.
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ST. LOUIS—Bernie Sanders said today he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president but stopped short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests.
LONDON—Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly-divisive referendum campaign—toppling the prime minister today, sending global markets plunging, and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half-a-century ago to prevent World War III.
SANTIAGO, Chile—Two people who fell ill while working at the U.S. research station at the South Pole have been evacuated by a small plane that made the daring rescue flight in Antarctica’s harsh winter.
WASHINGTON—The movement to dump Donald Trump from the GOP ticket is gaining followers among delegates to next month’s Republican National Convention—an effort that could tarnish Trump’s coronation even if it ultimately fails.
The growing rebellion has at least one top party official warning of a backlash if Trump is dumped.
Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying yesterday it is “a risk I am unwilling to take.”
LOS ANGELES—Yasiel Puig was wearing his “Make Baseball Fun Again” cap after last night’s game.
Did he ever.
In a wild finish, Puig raced home for the winning run on his own single after centre-fielder Michael Taylor let the ball skip by him for a three-base error as the L.A. Dodgers rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 4-3.
LAS VEGAS—The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas.
The league will expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley yesterday.
SEVILLE, Spain — An experimental solar-powered airplane landed in Spain Thursday, completing an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
LOS ANGELES—After Kenley Jansen became the L.A. Dodgers’ franchise leader with the 162nd save of his career, he made sure to compliment the pitcher whose dominance constantly puts him in position to slam the door.
Jansen thinks he wouldn’t be the pitcher he is without Clayton Kershaw—and the Dodgers’ ace feels the same about Jansen.